n. Intuitive knowledge that comes from a lifetime of Torah study.
n. 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
- Textual Hebrew
דעת תורה, lit. knowledge of Torah
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- South Africa
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das torah, daas torah, da'at torah
Da'as torah is closely related to emunas chachamim which, essentially, is the belief in da'as torah.
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