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Synonyms for Hasidic

of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices

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20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 10th, the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, a New York based organization, along with 20 additional plaintiffs, filed a lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court to issue an injunction against Hasidic rabbis and synagogues in Brooklyn from participating in the bloody ritual called Kaporos.
A comical scene commences as a group of big Hasidic Jewish men bundle the small gabbling Murray into a car and take him to be trialed by the religious heads.
For example, in my book, Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn (2009), I not only included transcripts of interactions in homes, schools and other neighborhood contexts in Yiddish and English, but I also analyzed the distinctive languages that Hasidic men and women speak: Hasidic Yiddish and Hasidic English (called "Yinglish" by many in the community).
Zeitlin's yichus (ancestral connections) included learned rabbis and mystics of the Hasidic movement.
The victim also discussed the secrecy surrounding the Hasidic community, saying, "I can finally look at myself and feel happy that God gave me the strength to go through with this trial," reports the Post.
In his early 20s, Matisyahu, born Matthew Miller in 1979, embraced Hasidic Judaism in a deep way and began wearing clothing and a beard that led some fans to identify him as the Reggae Rabbi.
Murtha and fellow cast members prepared for "The Chosen" not only with the Potok novel but also with a sharp film about Hasidic Jews.
As his music shifted from klezmer--a secular form tinged with religious gestures--towards a creative engagement with the more overtly religious Hasidic music, the move had a profound impact on the field of Jewish music.
Like the characters in I Am Forbidden, Anouk Markovits grew up in an ultra-orthodox Satmar Jewish community, an insular Hasidic sect.
The 'Borat' star outraged Hasidic Jews in Jerusalem by wearing a camp version of their traditional costume.
Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival as he promotes his new movie, The Dictator, Sacha revealed the danger he has faced in his controversial roles, and said: "A bunch of Hasidic Jews ran after me with rocks and I ended up hiding in a bathroom store.
2) By looking more closely at the attitude of the Hasidic communities of Eastern Europe towards bodily pleasures, we can better judge the relationship of the behavior of immigrants to the religious communities that they left.
It also includes the traditions of Pagan-Christians, Hasidic Jews, Catholics, Sikhs, Jains, Hindus, Muslims, even Animist head-hunters turned Baptists - many unchanged for thousands of years.
Summary: Jesse Eisenberg plays a Hasidic Jew from New York who gets lured in to being a drug mule in his latest film Holy Rollers.
A state Supreme Court judge starting tomorrow is scheduled to rule on a motion to block the city from rezoning the so-called Broadway Triangle urban renewal area in Brooklyn, a 31-acre site that activists say has favored politically connected members of the Hasidic community in Williamsburg over African American residents of Bedford Stuyvesant.