Chasid


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Related to Chasid: Chasidim, Chasidism, Hasidim
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Noun1.Chasid - a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
Chasidim, Chassidim, Hasidim, Hasidism, Hassidim - 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
Orthodox Jew - Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law
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Barton categorically asserts "That the verse with the exception of the last clause is the work of a Chasid glossator, must be granted.
Abducted into orthodoxy, we would have denied her the salvation of her social soul: my son the doctor, or the lawyer; my son who could pass; my son the secret Jew (I had a friend in high school who became a Chasid, much to the derision of my family).
out of North Carolina crowns an observant Jew, a bearded chasid, it seems, who teaches writing at Rutgers, whose poetry book includes a glossary at the end of Jewish religious terms for the benefit of the unfamiliar reader, with its top prize
Many years ago a Chasid used to travel from shtetl to shtetl selling holy books.
With all these (often comical) confusions, the behavior and belief of the Grandfather, a pious Chasid in the original story, can only deepen the readers' bewilderment about Judaism and Christianity.
Even a member of The Church's Ministry to the Jewish People and a Lubavitch chasid could have a useful" (108)--it is doubtful that either would see any point in it.
A passing chasid, looking up at the flames shooting from the Lifshitz apartment, inquired nervously in Yiddish of another chasid standing off to the side, "Zaynen zey fun unzere?
Israel of Retzin, Keneset Israel (posthumous, Warsaw: 1906); cited in Dan Almagor's musical review, Ish Chasid Hayah (Tel Aviv: 1968; Long Playing recording AP 332, Israphone).
And those who know what Chasidic tunes can be like in their wild, ecstatic abandon, know that the Chasid, like his brother under the skin, can grow wings and walk all over God's heaven.
Here my black Christian friend prostrated and wailed, while I, an American-born Orthodox Jew from Eastern European shtetl heritage, said the Kaddish to honor and remember the sacred soul of this chasid ummot ha-'olam, one of the righteous among the nations.
A certain Lubavitcher Roy [rabbi] was chiding a certain Lubavitcher Chasid about his continuing faith in the Rebbe as Melech ha-Moshiach [the King Messiah].