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menorah and Star of David Judaism

joo' dE iz' im, n. the religion that developed among the ancient Hebrews that stresses belief in God and faithfulness to the laws of the Torah

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Baal Shem-TovBaal Shem-Tov was the founder of what is now known as Hasidism, which stresses the spirit rather than the letter of the Jewish law. He taught a type of Jewish mysticism in which God was everywhere and should be served with a joyful heart.
Linda Joy HoltzmanLinda Joy Holtzman became the first woman to head a congregation in the United States on August 1, 1979.
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