Hassidism


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Synonyms for Hassidism

beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews

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Rabbi Israel, the Baal Shem Toy (1700-1760), the founder of Hassidism stated, "Although sadness and dejection may not be listed as sins by the Torah, yet, they can lead one to the lowest levels.
Hadassah, programs, NYPL DD; Hadassah, "Dance Themes of Hassidism and Hinduism," Dance Observer 30 (March 1963): 37; "Dance Congress of 1953; Hadassah to Teach Tagore Poem to Shan Kar," unknown author and periodical, from Hadassah clippings file, NYPL DD; "In between Screens," Ma'ariv (Israel), 11 June 1956 (trans.
The History of Hassidism in Eretz Yisrael, from the First Hassidic Aliya until Contemporary Times.
This understanding of relation is perhaps made most clear through Rexroth's comments on "The Hassidism of Martin Buber" (1959, 106-42).
Souls on Fire: Leonard Nimoy narrates West Coast premiere of Charles Osborne's oratorio telling of the founders of European Hassidism, with the Los Angels Jewish Symphony, Temple Israel of Hollywood, $8-$25.
The movements, of course, include Hassidism and Mussar.
The founder of Hassidism, the Baal Shem Tov, would sit on the riverbank at night in contemplation.
While Brecht sees parallels in contemporaneous movements such as Jansenism in Catholicism or Hassidism in Judaism, he does not consider these part of the same historical movement.
For Martin Buber, who, for much of the twentieth century, transmitted Hassidism from Eastern Europe to the "West," found that each letter contained "world, soul, and divinity.
As historian Andrew Heinze observes, Reform Judaism, the Ethical Culture movement, Modern Orthodoxy, the Musar movement and the rise of Habad Hassidism were--albeit with very different theological objectives--"all passionate attempts to create moral and spiritual systems that addressed the psychic needs of the individual in a new way.
Doktor portrays the birth of the Hasidic movement in Poland in the second half of the seventeenth century as an outcome of messianic craving and as a pure elitist society, but after several splits and transformations in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Hassidism became a mass movement, in the late eighteenth century.