Chabad

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Noun1.Chabad - a large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
religious movement - a movement intended to bring about religious reforms
Lubavitcher - a member of the Lubavitch movement; a follower of Chabad Hasidism
2.Chabad - a form of Hasidism practiced by Lithuanian and Russian Jews under communist rule; the beliefs and practices of the Lubavitch movement
Chasidism, Chassidism, Hassidism, Hasidism - beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
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But to Chabadniks, the preference for Calabria etrogs is also based in scripture.
The Wednesday-night concert resembled any other summer show in New York, only more, you know, Jewish: The smartphones came out when a capella icons The Maccabeats took the stage; a young man landed front-flips in the aisles as the Klezmatics summoned their whirlwind of clarinet and violins, his tzitzit turning in midair along with him; Chabadniks wrapped tefillin on the edges of the crowd; people davened Maariv during the (thankfully
Without the Rebbe, Chabadniks have no 'general party line.
Likewise, his portrayal of Chabad, while not pathbreaking, honestly explores the attraction and repulsion that many American Jews feel toward the salesman-like tactics that Chabadniks employ.
There was just one restaurant in the city that the Chabadniks could visit, a falafel place opened by some Israelis a few years ago to capitalize on the Jewish backpacker market.
It quotes Torossian saying, somewhat inexplicably, that "Chabad is a place that tough, strong Jews feel comfortable [in]" -- but never explains why that would make Chabadniks "Trump's kind of Jews.