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hasidic vs. orthodox jew

[ hah-sid-ik, huh- ]
/ hɑˈsɪd ɪk, hə- /

adjective
  1. of or relating to Hasidism, a Jewish sect founded in Poland in the 18th century: The documentary offers a glimpse into the daily life of a Hasidic community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
  2. being a member of this sect:The movie follows Meira, a young Hasidic mother in Montreal's Mile End district.

noun
  1. a Jew who adheres faithfully to the principles and practices of traditional Judaism as evidenced chiefly by a devotion to and study of the Torah, daily synagogue attendance if possible, and strict observance of the Sabbath, religious festivals, holy days, and the dietary laws.

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