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  • n. A Jewish movement founded in Poland in the 18th century by Baal-Shem-Tov.

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  • n. beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
  • n. a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly


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