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YIVO | Karlin-Stolin Hasidic Dynasty

| April 6, 2019

The first Hasidic sect established in Lithuania, and one of the major protagonists in the historic feud between the Hasidim and their rabbinic opponents, the Misnagdim. The founder of the Karlin-Stolin dynasty was Aharon ben Yaakov (17361772), known by generations of his followers as Aharon ha-Gadol (Aaron the Great).

Hasidic synonyms, Hasidic antonyms – FreeThesaurus.com

| April 3, 2019

One such potential factor emerges from recent advances in the study of the historical geography of Jewish Eastern Europe: the socio-geographical divide between the Hasidic and non-Hasidic (Mitnagdim) communities, to be factored with their religious, cultural, and institutional differences.The two Hasidic men in the photos are Yousef Rosenberg and David Weiss, Tamiz said.The second is Frank London, the virtuosic trumpet improviser of the Klezmatics, who is also one of Wood's secularist informers; he thus has little claim to insider status within Hasidic communities.If the Hasidic characters in francophone Quebecois writer Myriam Beaudoin's 2006 novel, Hadassa, are curious about what a non-Jewish person in Quebec does, thinks, and knows, the same sentiment could be said to exist tenfold in reverse, both within the book and outside of it.HASIDIC JUDAISM | FAITH | FAMILY | IDENTITY | CHOICES | ROMANCE | RACISMSo why would a Hasidic Jewish woman stock a store with clothes she can't wear?1700-1760) was the legendary founder of Judaism's mystical Hasidic movement.The rest of the two couple's children arrived from Buenos Aires, Argentina, where a Hasidic Jewish community had sheltered them for the past two years.God, love, authenticity, the Kaballah, and the coming of Moshiach (the Jewish messiah) are common themes for this Hasidic Jew-reggae-rap-rocker whose new album climbed to number one on the Billboard reggae chart.The son of Hasidic leader Reb Saunders, Danny looks to be his father's successor as spiritual leader or Tzaddik.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.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.

I Escaped Hasidic Judaism and Went From Living on the Streets …

| April 2, 2019

In June 2008, exactly three years after I got married, I decided to get a divorce. I didn't fall out of love with my wife. In fact, I never fell in love with her in the first place.

Visiting a Brooklyn Hassidic Community – TripSavvy

| March 29, 2019

From Chinatown to Brighton Beach, there are numerous culturally vibrant neighborhoods in New York's melting pot.

YIVO | Hasidism: Dance

| March 29, 2019

From the beginning of Hasidism, teachers associated with the movement considered dance, along with music, an avenue of worship. In Hasidic thought and literature, dancing is both an expression and a stimulator of joy, and as such has a therapeutic effect

Jewish Clothing | My Jewish Learning

| March 16, 2019

Clothing has long played a significant role in Judaism,reflecting religious identification, social status, emotional state and even the Jews relation with the outside world. The ancient rabbis taught that maintaining their distinctive dress in Egypt was one of the reasons the Jews were worthy of being rescued from servitude. During synagogue services, Jewish men traditionally don prayer shawls and cover their heads with kippot, practices that some liberal Jewishwomen have adopted as well

Tzadik – Wikipedia

| February 18, 2019

Tzadik ((Hebrew: [tsadik], "righteous [one]", also zadik, addq or sadiq; pl. tzadikim [tsadikim] adiqim) is a title in Judaism given to people considered righteous, such as Biblical figures and later spiritual masters.

Neo-Hasidism – Wikipedia

| February 11, 2019

Neo-Hasidism is a name given to contemporary Jewish trends of a significant fusing or revival of interest in the teachings of Kabbalah and Hasidism by members of other existing Jewish movements. Among non-Orthodox Jews, this trend stems from the writings of non-Orthodox teachers of Hasidic Judaism like Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Lawrence Kushner, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Arthur Green.[1] This is usually associated with the members of the Jewish Renewal movement. A second form of this trend is found within the Modern Orthodox Jewish community, and is referred to as Neo-Chassidus, involving those who are Modern Orthodox but have taken interest in the works of Hasidic masters.[2] Martin Buber helped initiate interest in Hasidism among modernized Jews through a series of books he wrote in the first decades of the 20th century, such as Tales of the Hasidic Masters and the Legend of the Baal Shem Tov

Hasidim And Mitnagdim – Jewish Virtual Library

| February 2, 2019

Although contemporary Jews often use the word "Hasid" as a synonym for ultra-Orthodox, Hasidism, a religious movement that arose in eighteenth century Eastern Europe, was originally regarded as revolutionary and religiously liberal. Its opponents, known as Mitnagdim, were themselves Orthodox Jews. More than any thing else, the stories that each group told about its rabbinic leaders exemplify the differences among them.

YIVO | Ger Hasidic Dynasty

| February 2, 2019

The Ger dynasty (also Gur), named for the town of Gra Kalwaria in the Warsaw district, had the largest following of any Hasidic group in central Poland until the Holocaust andto a large degree dominated Jewish religious life in the area around Warsaw for some 80 years.


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