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  • adj

Synonyms for righteous

Synonyms for righteous

having or marked by uprightness in principle and action

in accordance with principles of right or good conduct

Antonyms for righteous

characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

morally justified

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The Righteous Among the Nations exhibition was created by the Polish Institute of National Remembrance, and has been presented in cities including Warsaw, Tel Aviv and Chicago before coming to Liverpool.
Beit midrash presupposes students learning how to lead righteous lives, and the generation gap between the two heads of this academy, midrasho shel Shem ve-Ever, reinforces the notion of several generations doing so at that period.
The ceremony will take place in Milan on March 6, 2013, the first time Europe will mark the European Day of the Righteous.
Over the past 5 decades, the Commission for the Designation of the Righteous has recognized over 24,000 men and women who risked their own lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust.
lAllh The Almighty decorates His Paradise everyday and says: "My righteous servants are about to be rid of burdens and harms and then move to you.
For nine months in time, God leaves God's plan for the redemption of the world in the calloused hands of a simple, righteous young man.
The book might have been better titled Righteous Gentiles in Jewish Tradition.
The bomb was a bloody message from the League of the Righteous members to deter us from asking for a fair penalty to those who took the lives of our relatives," said Haider Mahmoud, whose brother was killed when a car bomb blew up at a crowded Khalis market in May, killing at least 30 people.
What's so terrible about love, forgiveness, compassion and to the best of one's ability leading a righteous life?
New York - His Majesty the late king Mohammed V is "a righteous in the Jewish collective memory," said American writer Robert Satloff, author of a book on the Jews in North Africa during the Nazi era.
The League of the Righteous, a separatist from the Sadrist front, showed a
The confirmation of Qais al-Khazaali's handover to Iraq comes a day after the release of Peter Moore, a 36-year-old IT consultant who was held by Khazaali's League of the Righteous for two and a half years, amid speculation of a deal for Moore's release.
Over the years I have encountered many different Christian churches whose leaders and representatives are filled with such an unbelievable level of self righteous indignation towards not just people of other faiths, but also Christians of other churches.
The man who rescued future Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau in Buchenwald will be recognized this week as righteous of the nations.
Of course, sometimes there can be what can be termed a righteous anger shown by people at the injustices they observe being suffered by others.