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hasidim

huh si dim

  • n  a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
  • n  a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
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  • NY Hasidim protest Israel draft policy
    A sea of Hasids flooded into lower Manhattan yesterday to rage against Israel’s plan to draft ultra-Orthodox men into the army.The massive protest drew thousands of Hasidim to Foley Square, where they heard leaders rally them in Yiddish to fight against the legislative proposal.Many in the all-male...
    June 10, 2013 - New York Post
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  • Meir Porush in Ha'aretz
    The Ukrainian embassy is creating a number of difficulties for the Breslav Hasidim flying to Uman, mainly regarding the issue of security,Porush wrote in the letter, a copy of which was obtained by Haaretz.

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