Definitions

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  • 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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Examples

  • Have the hasidim taken up arms in their conflict with the cyclists?

    Instant Icons: Design Run A-Meh

  • One thing the hipsters should admit is that without the hasidim making the neighborhood so safe, they would never have had the guts to move into Bushwick/Williamsburg.

    Going by the Book: Signs from Above

  • The hasidim ARE protective, but in a way that's the reason you're there, isn't it?

    Going by the Book: Signs from Above

  • So really, the hipsters should be grateful that the hasidim carved out this safe haven in the middle of a run down neighborhood, making a cheap and affordable neighborhood safe to live in and thus attracting the hipsters.

    Going by the Book: Signs from Above

  • There are obvious differences between the sexes in the dances of the Yemenites, the hasidim, the Georgians and Caucasians, the Bukharans, the Indians and the Arabs, while there is great similarity in the dances of the Kurds and Ethiopians.

    Ethnic Dance in the Yishuv and Israel: 1900-2000.

  • The so-called “hasidic dances” of the Jews of Eastern Europe were performed by folk ensembles since it was unthinkable that hasidim would dance in public, particularly in front of a mixed audience.

    Ethnic Dance in the Yishuv and Israel: 1900-2000.

  • In her pursuit of stylistic elements that would characterize Israeli folk dance, she created dances that combined movement motifs, steps and group formations found primarily in the dances of Yemenites, Arabs and hasidim.

    Ethnic Dance in the Yishuv and Israel: 1900-2000.

  • The communities that constituted the major source of inspiration in the formulation of Israeli folk dance were the Yemenites, the hasidim and the Arabs.

    Ethnic Dance in the Yishuv and Israel: 1900-2000.

  • Their criticism related not only to matters of zedakah but also to the management and allocation of community funds; the local rabbis; hasidim and their courts; wealthy donors; and various other phenomena in their towns.

    Yiddish: Women's Participation in Eastern European Yiddish Press (1862-1903).

  • Her passion in presenting Jewish merchants, craftsmen, women, children, men, hasidim, and old people studying Talmud is almost documentary.

    Regina Mundlak.

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