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Hassidic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hassidic of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
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Usage

In literature:

He was an ascetic, and was a keen opponent of the emotional mysticism which was known as the new Hassidism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

As I hope other readers will advise you, the founder of the Lubavitch Hassidic movement was not named "Schneur Schneerson," as reported in Alan Ryan's essay on Isaiah Berlin.
Families often differ on religious beliefs, but when a Hassidic Jewish son shows early signs of breaking with tradition, the Lev family is up in arms.
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