Definitions

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  • adj. of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices

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Examples

  • Three years ago the Beit Ya'acov school divided the students into two tracks, a "hassidic" track whose students were banned from contact with secular relatives or friends, and a regular track for other students.

    Vos Iz Neias - (Yiddish:What's News?)

  • While there she came across dolls of hassidic Jews being sold as local souvenirs.

    Helen Thomas and the Polish homeland of the Jews

  • Rabbi Elazar Menachem Man Shach, the undisputed spiritual and political leader of Lithuanian haredi Jewry at the time, supported the creation of Yated along with the establishment of Degel Hatorah, a political party that represents non-hassidic Ashkenazi interests.

    implications for overseas support?

  • The Viznitz and Sanz hassidic sects are also backing Ger for political reasons.

    who’s who in haredi jerusalem

  • Some of the sects represented by Porush include Arloi, Slonim, Karlin-Stolin, Seret-Viznitz, Sadigora, Belz and Boston, one of the few hassidic groups named after an American city.

    implications for overseas support?

  • On one side is Shlomei Emunei Yisrael, headed by Porush, which is made up of a patchwork of small-to-medium-size hassidic sects usually named after the East European towns where they were founded.

    implications for overseas support?

  • It embodies the hassidic parable that inspires the artist.

    Pearl Lang.

  • Lang claims that her work comes from a “hassidic” impulse: “Through ecstatic dance, one is lifted nearer to God.”

    Pearl Lang.

  • The other principal streams include the Mizrahi-Mediterranean style, pop and rock, the hassidic style, etc., in which songwriters and performers (including women in growing numbers) are generally identified with a particular style.

    Hebrew Song, 1880-2000.

  • Another category consisted of songs whose melodies originated in the hassidic courts of eastern Europe and whose lyrics were short biblical verses or prayers, sometimes paraphrased (as opposed to the many lines and lengthy lyrics of the previous period).

    Hebrew Song, 1880-2000.

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