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Orthodox is a word about beliefs. It is made from two Ancient Greek words, ὀρθός orthós „correct, straight“ and δόξα dóxa „teaching, worship". Orthodoxy means a teaching that is supposed to be close to the original.

In particular:

in Christianity:

in Judaism:

Jewish organisations:

  • Orthodox Union
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