RWMO

Alternative Spellings

Right-wing Modern Orthodox

Definitions

  • 'Right-wing Modern Orthodox' - often University-educated and open to (certain) professional training and education, but seriously committed to halakhic observance.

Example Sentences

  • "The shul is RWMO - all black hats." "He's RWMO but works on Wall Street." "RWMO - he knows his stuff!"

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

None

Notes

RWMO Jews are generally committed to 'learning' and follow the rulings of a particular rav. Men might wear a 'black hat' / dark suit, and women cover their hair. See also: MO, LWMO.

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