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[Heb.,=the pious], term used by the rabbis to describe those Jews who maintained the highest standard of religious observance and moral action. The term has been applied to movements at three distinct times.
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By assuming the vernacular of Hasidic storytelling in "Hassidic Tales, with a Guide to Their Interpretation by the Noted Scholar", Woody Allen borrows from the tradition of Hasidic Judaism and exploits it to point out the shortcomings of organized religions.
The heroes of his stories, such as rabbi Yisrael Ben Eliezer who founded Hasidic Judaism, the main strain of ultra-Orthodox Judaism, in the 18th century, may even have God-bestowed supernatural powers such as telepathy or X-ray vision, but only within certain limits.
Matisyahu returns to Israel on tour with new positive, hopeful songs that combine hasidic Judaism, jam band rock, hip hop and reggae.
The Fogelmans came to Worcester from Brooklyn in 1942 to spread the Lubavitch movement of Hasidic Judaism, especially the teachings of the late Rabbi Menachem Mendell Schneerson, who became the group's beloved Rebbe or leader, and they opened the school four years later.
How much were satirical treatments of religious believers influenced by Jewish enlightenment attacks on Hasidic Judaism, some of them likewise written by people of unquestioned orthodoxy?
Although Hasidic Judaism and lesbian separatist subcultures may
Based on their own self-definitions, Lubavicher Hasidic Judaism and the Lefebvrist Catholics of France are portrayed respectively as "world creating" and "world renewing.
The founder of Hasidic Judaism said that "exile is caused by forgetfulness, and the beginning of redemption is memory.