Hasidim

Hasidim also Chasidim, 1812, adherents of a conservative Jewish religious movement founded 1750 by Rabbi Israel ben Eliezer Baal Shem Tobh, from Heb. hasidhim, lit. "pious ones," pl. of hasidh "kind, pious." Earlier used in Hebrew of adherents of an anti-Hellenistic faction during the time of the Maccabean Wars.

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  • ḤASIDIM — (Heb. חֲסִידִים, pietists ), term used in rabbinic literature to designate those who maintained a higher standard in observing the religious and moral commandments. The various definitions in rabbinic literature of the ḥasid, and the more… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hasidim — [has′ə dim΄, has′ədēm΄, ha sid′im, hasēd′im; ] Heb [ khä΄sē dēm′] pl.n. sing. Hasid [has′id; ] Heb [ khä sēd′] the members of a sect of Jewish mystics that originated in Poland in the 18th cent. and that emphasizes joyful worship of an immanent… …   Universalium

  • hasidim — HASIDÍM, Ă adj., s. m. f. (adept) al hasidismului. (< fr. hassidim) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Hasidim — [has′ə dim΄, has′ədēm΄, ha sid′im, hasēd′im; ] Heb [ khä΄sē dēm′] pl.n. sing. Hasid [has′id; ] Heb [ khä sēd′] the members of a sect of Jewish mystics that originated in Poland in the 18th cent. and that emphasizes joyful worship of an immanent… …   English World dictionary

  • Hasidim — This page lists the different movements in Jewish history called Hasidim/Chasidim Hasid/Hasidic/Hasidism (with alternative spellings) redirect to modern Hasidic Judaism, its contemporary popularly used meaning Hasidut/Hasidus (with alternative… …   Wikipedia

  • *hasidim — ● hassidim ou hasidim nom masculin pluriel (hébreu hasid, pieux) Membres d un groupe religieux juif refusant l hellénisation d Antiochos IV Épiphane et qui appuyèrent la révolte des Maccabées. Membres du hassidisme médiéval et contemporain. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hasidim — ( THE PIOUS )    A religious movement founded by Israel Baal Shem Tov around 1735. He was not a rabbi but journeyed widely as an itinerant preacher and proclaimed a philosophy of faith, love, and joy. His preaching was both widely acclaimed and… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Hasidim — Persons characterized by hesed, loyalty, especially to God, in the community of the faithful. They are ‘the holy ones in the land’ (Ps. 16:3, NRSV), ‘his faithful ones’ (Ps. 30:4; Prov. 2:8, NRSV). At one time the fact of belonging to the people… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • hasidim — n. member of a mystical Jewish sect founded in 18th century Poland by Baal Shem Tov …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hasidim — noun a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly • Syn: ↑Hassidim, ↑Hasidism, ↑Chasidim, ↑Chassidim • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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