religio-political-cultural group in the Star Wars universe

In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Jedi or Jedi Knights are members of an old order, who use a power they call The Force.

Jedi Knight Cosplayer at MCM London October 2016

The Jedi use The Force which gives them psychic powers. Their typical weapon is the lightsaber, a sword-like weapon with an energy blade.

The Jedi try to lead a good and virtuous life, serving others. They keep and defend the peace of the galaxy.

The opposite of the Jedi are the Sith, who follow the Dark side of the Force (using the force for evil).