[has-i-diz-uh m, hah-si-]
- the principles and practices of the Hasidim.
Also Chas·id·ism, Chas·sid·ism.
Origin of Hasidism
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Rabbinism had long been scenting a dangerous enemy in Hasidism.
The appearance of some miracle-working Tzaddik in a certain neighborhood frequently resulted in wholesale conversions to Hasidism.
Jacob Joseph Cohen was the first to attempt a literary exposition of the fundamental principles of Hasidism.
Though logically the outcome of Hasidism, in practice Tzaddikism was in many cases its forerunner.
A spiritual aristocrat, he was bound to condemn severely the "plebeian" doctrine of Hasidism.