The founder of Hasidism, the Baal Shem Tov, offered a three-pronged approach to dealing with difficulty.
The Ukrainian city has been a site for Hasidic pilgrimage for more than 200 years since the death of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
This 19th Century Hasidic woman served as an unofficial rabbi.
Also known as shuckling, this movement is particularly common in Hasidic worship.
Jews have flirted with the doctrine that all creation is embraced in God.
Sages & Scholars
The most lovable figure in Hasidic folklore.
Accounts of intense encounters with God rare in Judaism.
Hasidic scholar wrote extensively on the mystical mind.
Hasidic idea of being attached or cleaving to God.
Jewish dance from the Bible to Hasidism.