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Secular Perceptions of Israel's Hareidi Community
The first division is between Hassidim and all the rest, once called Misnagdim, meaning "those who oppose," because what once united them was their staunch opposition to the hassidic movement. Today, they are affectionately called Litvish.
Mesechta Shkalim And The Chassidic/Misnagdim Divide
shas As students of Jewish history know, Jews have lived under three very different groups of Christians. When the Roman Empire fell in 476 CE, Christianity was soon to split in half.
HomeDo Endless Denominational Turf Wars Even Matter Anymore?
The wars between Hasidim and Misnagdim, the wars between different Hasidic courts, the wars between Zionist, anti-Zionist, and non-Zionist "Orthodox," between Hasidische and Yeshivish, the ongoing tensions between "Sephardim" and Ashkenazim in ...
'Chained' Wife Tamar Epstein Remarries Without Orthodox Divorce
A former Maryland woman who was a central figure in the ongoing efforts to reform how the Orthodox Jewish community deals with recalcitrant husbands on Jewish divorces has remarried. Tamar Epstein married Adam Paul Fleischer on Sept. 24 in Memphis ...
Shmini Atzeres and the Sukkah
One of the general differences between Litvaks (Misnagdim) and Chassidim lies in what they do on the holiday of Shmini Atzeres regarding eating in the Sukkah. Chassidim have traditionally taken a more lenient view than their Litvak counterparts on the ...

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