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

With deeply ingrained moral codes based on traditions that date back to the 18th century, practitioners of Hasidic Judaism stand apart from mainstream modern socieities, making the one of the most misunderstood sects of the Hebrew religion.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 25, 1997
DVD 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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