Jews (see also Jews) who observe a form of strict Orthodox Judaism. They generally wear severely plain black and white clothes, and the men, following the requirements of Mosaic law, leave parts of their hair and whiskers untrimmed.
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The men spoke to each other in Yiddish, the tongue Satmar Hasidim use in work, worship, and family life.How One Sex Abuse Case Tore Apart the Williamsburg Hasidim|Allison Yarrow|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In a matter of minutes, all the Hasidim and peasants were dancing furiously with one another.How To Take Purim Seriously|Shaul Magid|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
While Hasidim take care of their own, they also get taxpayers to take care of them.Welfare Reform? Not For The Orthodox|Raphael Magarik|June 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Today, the biggest problem for the Hasidim is a bunch of “trustafarian” poseurs on bicycles.
Tunku Varadarajan weighs the arguments of the “trustafarian” poseurs on bicycles and the arguably overdressed Hasidim.
This was especially true among the Hasidim, the sect of enthusiasts who set religious exaltation above rabbinical lore.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
Now it was the turn of the Hasidim to retaliate on their persecutors.
The ill success of the "Hasidim" failed to check the spread of sectarianism in Poland.
The most characteristic trait of the Hasidim, however, was their boundless veneration of the "holy" Tzaddiks.
The opponents of the Hasidim called themselves Mithnagdim, "Protestants," and persecuted them everywhere as dangerous schismatics.