Question: What are orthodox Jewish customs?

Orthodox Judaism has resisted modern pressures to modify its observance and has held fast to such practices as daily worship, dietary laws (kashruth), traditional prayers and ceremonies, regular and intensive study of the Torah, and separation of men and women in the synagogue.

What are the traditions of Orthodox Judaism?

Orthodox Judaism strictly practices such Jewish traditions as the kosher dietary laws, daily prayers and ablutions, laws regarding sexual purity, intensive Torah study, and gender segregation in the synagogue. Subgroups within Orthodox Judaism include Modern Orthodoxy and Haredi Judaism, which includes Hasidism.

What is forbidden in Orthodox Judaism?

Activities that are prohibited include driving, using any electric device, cooking, shopping or handling money. A Jewish person is not even allowed to carry any object outside of their home.

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