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Hinduism and Judaism
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The term “Judaism” refers to the religion and culture whose teachings and practices are derived from the Hebrew Bible and the rabbinic tradition. Contrary to popular views that see Hinduism and Judaism at opposite ends of the religious landscape, there are compelling symmetries and affinities between Veda and Torah, and between rabbinic and Brahmanical traditions. Interact…

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Kornberg Greenberg, Yudit, “Hinduism and Judaism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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