What is Hasid?

  • (noun): A member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism.
    Synonyms: Hassid, Chasid, Chassid

Some articles on hasid:

Judah He Hasid (Jerusalem)
... Judah he-Hasid Segal ha-Levi (Hebrew יהודה החסיד Yehudah he-Hasid, "Judah the Pious" ca ...
Hasideans - Account in Maccabees
... Thereupon a company of Hasidæans joined them, "mighty men of Israel.. ... Whereupon it is said (verses 12-14) The name "Hasidæans" occurs frequently in the Psalms, in the sense of "the pious," "saints" (xxx ... In Talmudic sources the Hasidæans appear as martyrs to their faith (Sanh ...
Kalonymos Family - Kalonymus Ben Isaac The Elder
... and twelfth centuries father of Samuel he-Hasid, grandfather of Judah he-Hasid, and great-grandfather of Judah ben Kalonymus, as the following pedigree shows Kalonymus ben Isaac. 1126) Samuel he Hasid Judah Meir Golde Abraham Judah he Hasid (d ...
Hurva Synagogue - Efforts of The Perushim: 1812–37 - Menachem Zion Synagogue
... As the foundations of he-Hasid's original synagogue were revealed, they discovered a few old documents dating from 1579, signed by Israel Najara ... of Limitations cancelled out the debts of Judah he-Hasid's followers ... The actual plot upon which he-Hasid's synagogue had stood 130 years earlier, however, remained in ruins ...
Chabad (Hasidic Dynasty) - Philosophy of Chabad - Role of A Hasid
... Hasidism traditionally demanded that every Hasid personally participate in the dissemination of Torah and Judaism to one's surroundings and seek out the benefit of one's fellow Jew ... Sholom Dovber Schneersohn said A Hasid is he who surrenders himself for the benefit of another ...