Open Orthodox

Definitions

  • a breakaway movement to the left of Modern Orthodoxy, declared outside of acceptable Orthodox boundaries by most mainstream Orthodox rabbis

Example Sentences

  • Don't daven in that shul: It may have a mechitza, but its not really frum; merely Open Orthodox.

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Noun form: Open Orthodoxy

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