Lubavitcher(redirected from Lubavitchers)
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A member of a Hasidic sect founded in Russia in the late 1700s that stresses the importance of religious study.
[Yiddish Libavitsher, from Libavitsh, Jewish town in Russia where the movement originated.]
Lu•ba•vitch•er(ˈlu bəˌvɪtʃ ər, luˈbɑ vɪ tʃər)
1. a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady.adj.
2. of or pertaining to the Lubavitchers or their movement.
[< Yiddish lubavitsher, after Lubavitsh (< Byelorussian Lyubavichi) a town that was the center of the movement, 1813–1915]
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|Noun||1.||Lubavitcher - a member of the Lubavitch movement; a follower of Chabad Hasidism|
Chabad, Chabad-Lubavitch, Lubavitch movement, Lubavitch - a large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
Orthodox Jew - Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law