- "Lithuanian"; associated with the rational, intellectual culture of Lithuanian Jewry; Yeshivish
- "He goes to a Litvish yeshiva now, the learning is much better than when he was in a Chasidish one."
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Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Often synonymous with מתנגדיש misnagdish, referring to the primary opponents of Hasidism (the Misnagdim), led by the Gaon of Vilna.
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