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Synonyms for Chassid

a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism

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Our sympathy clearly and instinctively is not with the banker but with the pious Chassid.
tho I didn't have him in mind, say with Pergolesi)--and the Chassid literally some Chassid whose name if I knew it I forget by way of thanking HJ for getting so close in The American Scene.
Like him, I had a cousin who proposed to my mother that she find and hire a chassid who would be more reliable than I could be in performing this duty (which, however, only a son can perform).
But what the benediction before food and the grace after it meant to a Chassid, he alone makes the non-Chassid understand.
Eddie Beckford, a tall, burly American missionary was arrested earlier this year for attacking a Gur Chassid during a protest by the Yad L'Achim anti-missionary organization outside one of the group's centers.