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As far as the Talmud goes? The law within it is binding, and its legal interpretations of Biblical verses are of Biblical force.
"Orthodox" as a label originated as a slur for the traditionally observant by the new Reform movements of the 19th century (Samson Raphael Hirsch, Religion Allied to Progress, in JMW. p. 198). Presumably, what you're asking is what beliefs are assumed to be incompatible with a Torah lifestyle even amongst the more open-minded of Torah personalities that ...
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