musar

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musar

(mʊˈsɑː; Yiddish ˈmʊsə)
n
1. (Judaism) rabbinic literature concerned with ethics, right conduct, etc
2. (Judaism) any moralizing speech, esp one which is critical
[literally: instruction]
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Long before there was a Mussar movement there was "mussar," with a lower-case "m.
This is a highly meaningful practice with the charisma of religious activity and influence, and the cantors/kollel students learn about it in their society of scholars from the activist myths of hasidism and the Mussar movement (Leon, 2008).
Immanuel Etkes, Rabbi Israel Salanter and the Mussar Movement (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1993), passim, but especially pp.