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Reconstructionism

Re·con·struc·tion·ism

Reconstructionism

 
pronunciation:
ri kn struhk sh nihzm
part of speech: noun
definition: a twentieth-century U.S. Jewish movement that stresses the cultural continuity of Judaism as a religion, and that encourages adaptation of religious observances to contemporary needs.