Hassidic


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Adj.1.Hassidic - of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
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Hassidic

[həˈsɪdɪk] ADJhasídico
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Hassidic

adjchassidisch; Hassidic JewsHassidim pl, → Chassidim pl
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In Mile-End, a centrally-located and increasingly trendy residential area, competition for housing between various social groups is related to recent squabbles involving Hassidic communities; indeed, the neighborhood is engaged in a process of gentrification with many professional couples or individuals (from various cultural backgrounds) moving in and attempting to rehabilitate housing and the local environment.
Who could have imagined in the middle of the twentieth century that Orthodoxy, which had been written off as a fossil, would regenerate with such dynamism and increasingly come under the sway of haredi and Hassidic groups, rather than the modern Orthodox?
He even went to a Hassidic wedding, where he saw a comedian do a bit of tomfoolery with an empty wine bottle, balancing it on his head as he danced.
The emotional intensity and longevity of Robeson live and the recorded rendition of "The Hassidic Chant" raise the question of "ownership." Does it belong toits author, the Hassidic eighteenth-century Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev, or to the twentieth-century black American activist and star performer who infused it with an experience that was historically alien to that of the chant's progenitor?
In one instance, I saw a 22-year-old Hassidic Jew who was very seriously disturbed and could not "recover" from some minor sexual and drug indiscretions in which he had engaged 2 years before.
A Hassidic Jew with his tall hat and curls watched her go.
runs through appropriate references in Christian, Hassidic, Buddhist, and Hindu literature.
And in that respect it doesn't disappoint, upping the comedic ante with his increasing infatuation with the bride-to-be and a trip to her Hassidic New York family where the hunky brother confides his own sexual inclinations to Simon, unaware that he's gay.
Freespirited Jewish student Chaja takes a job as a nanny to a Hassidic family to earn some much-needed cash.
Again, in a mildly contemptuous treatment of Singer's vegetarianism, Hadda ignores "The Slaughterer," where the demented shokhet Yoineh Meir obviously has the author's sympathy when he screams, "I have more compassion than God Almighty." If Singer's fideism would never let him openly abjure the faith of his Hassidic father, Rabbi Pinkhes Menakhem Singer, neither could he ever convincingly affirm anything supernatural except the omnipresence of demons.
Michael Taub of SUNY Binghamton's Jewish studies department views Peretz's rewriting of Hassidic stories as an attempt to strike a compromise between love of the past and the need for reform." Michael Steinlauf of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa.
Hassidic Jews, for example, obey and revere their leader, limit outside contact, run their own schools, and even dictate what their kids may eat.