Life Apart: Hasidism in America
Life Apart: Hasidism in America (1997)

This documentary offers nonjudgemental insight into an often misunderstood religious sect, Hasidic Judaism, a group whose beliefs are based on radical traditions that have led them to live in communities far removed from mainstream society.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 17, 2001
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Celebrates the durability of these pious people whose lives are built upon " the worship of the Lord" and the transmission of their values to the next generation.

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Steve Rhodes
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This documentary manages to be as happy and funny as the Hasidic Jews themselves. The result is a very convincing film makes you yearn for their simple and contented life.

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