Hasidut

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Hasidut (from the Hebrew: חסידות‎, Sephardic pronunciation: [ħasiˈdut] hasidut; Ashkenazic pronunciation: [χaˈsidus] chasidus; "piety" or "loving-kindness"), alternatively transliterated as hasiduth, may refer to:

  • Hasidic Judaism - a branch of Orthodox Judaism, founded in 18th-century Eastern Europe by Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (Baal Shem Tov)
  • Hasidic philosophy - the teachings, interpretations, and various practices of Judaism as articulated by the Hasidic movement
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