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Synonyms for Hasid

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

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Chapter Four strays from the central image of the male Hasid, looking at three depictions of Jewish-Muslim romance (some secular, some religious) in French film from the first decade of the twenty-first century.
Awareness of Hasidic customs is not just for the foreigner; Zipora aims to educate the Hasid, as well.
Rabbinic literature employs both terms in various situations--sometimes synonymously, sometimes not (24)--but it appears that generally the hasid is the one who adheres to an even higher ethical and moral standard than the tzaddik.
For example, Nahman of Horodenka said, "When I was a great hasid, I went every day to a cold mikveh.
Sam Gold (Eisenberg) is a Hasid living in one of Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves.
Sam Gold (Jesse Eisenberg), is a young Hasid from an Orthodox Brooklyn community reluctantly following the path his family has chosen for him, awaiting a pending arranged marriage and studying to become a rabbi.
Sam Gold (Jesse Eisenberg) is a twenty-year old Hasid from a close family.
"On behalf of Abbas Hasid Rumi Al Naely, I stand by Art's closing statement." She was followed by the other defendants who spoke the names of other detainees.
Three of the bombers - Shehzad Tanweer, Mohammed Sidique Khan and Hasid Hussain - had Pakistani backgrounds and at least two had travelled to the country.
He quotes one Hasid as saying proudly: "I am a racist....
During last spring's New Play Festival, FST had already presented a staged reading of this version of Chaim Potok's famous novel about two boys--one a Hasid, one an Orthodox Jew--tested by their own beliefs and those of their fathers.
The notion of "roots of the soul" or "root-affinity" (a kabbalistic notion) became gradually accepted in every court, meaning that each Hasid has spiritual roots to one zaddik--"his zaddik"-- through the generations.
The label Hasid was derived from the Hebrew word hesed, which has the basic meaning of "loyalty" or perhaps "pious." The Hasidim were the "pious ones." According to the story, Rabbi Moshe Lieb had stated that God had made everything for a purpose.
Early musicians in Safed included Shimen Klineter (Shimen the clarinetist), a khosid (Hasid) in Safed who came originally from Romania and played at weddings; Yankele, who left Safed and went to Australia and Egypt, where he remained; Berele Klineter; as well as Elye Klineter Kuperman, who lived in Haifa and was already an old man at the time AS, who is now at least in his 60s, was a youth (Interview AS, August 1993).