das torah, daas torah, da'at torah
- Intuitive knowledge that comes from a lifetime of Torah study.
- The authoritative wisdom of the tradition mediated by "gedolim" or great rabbis.
- “Many Haredim explain their strong loyalty to their leaders with the concept of daas torah.”
Languages of Origin
דעת תורה, lit. knowledge of Torah
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Da'as torah is closely related to emunas chachamim which, essentially, is the belief in da'as torah.
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