One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or denoting Hasidism, a mystical Jewish movement founded in Poland in the 18th century in reaction to the rigid academicism of rabbinical Judaism.‘Hasidic Jews’‘Hasidic folklore’
- ‘The Hasidic rabbi in has written several books about Jewish mysticism.’
- ‘He was born into a family of Hasidic Jews.’
- ‘A Hasidic Jew, for example, might have more confidence in the wisdom of a rabbinical judgment than in a secular one.’
- ‘Hasidic dancing and singing are mainstays of the annual Jewish festival in Krakow.’
- ‘My grandfather was a Hasidic Jew.’
- ‘My father's father was a deeply religious Jew who belonged to a Hasidic sect.’
- ‘The Hasidic sects comprise a significant segment of Orthodox Judaism.’
- ‘He made multiple visits to Hasidic schools, and was given the bar mitzvah that was absent from his secular Jewish upbringing.’
- ‘There are around 20 schools in the area catering for Hasidic children, and over 70 synagogues.’
- ‘I was sitting at an outdoor table alongside two dozen Hasidic boys in black dress pants and white button-down shirts.’
An adherent of Hasidism.
- ‘It's a sin for a Hasidic to have sex with anyone other than his wife.’
- ‘They would like me to become a Hasidic like them.’
- ‘In reworking the Hasidics' writings, he refashioned them into a vehicle for his own mystical and romantic ideas.’
- ‘Hasidics emphasized personal religious redemption.’
- ‘In dealing with conflicts, the Hasidics said, each of us must begin with ourselves.’
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