Lubavitcher
noun Etymology: Yiddish lyubavitsher, from Lyubavitsh, town in Belarus Date: 1954 a member of a Hasidic sect founded by Schneour Zalman of Lyady in the late 18th century • Lubavitcher adjective

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  • Lubavitcher — [lo͞o bäv′ə chər, lo͞o′bə vich΄ər] n. [from Lubavitch, town in Belorussia where the group s headquarters was moved in 1820] a member of a Hasidic group (Lubavitch) that emphasizes outreach services directed at nonobservant and unaffiliated Jews …   English World dictionary

  • Lubavitcher — /looh beuh vich euhr, looh bah vi cheuhr/, n. 1. a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Lubavitchers or their movement. [ < Yiddish lubavitsher, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • lubavitcher — n. member of the Lubavitch movement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lubavitcher — lu·ba·vitch·er …   English syllables

  • Lubavitcher — Lu•ba•vitch•er [[t]ˈlu bəˌvɪtʃ ər, luˈbɑ vɪ tʃər[/t]] n. 1) jud a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady 2) jud of or pertaining to the Lubavitchers or their movement • Etymology: <… …   From formal English to slang

  • Lubavitcher — /ləˈbavɪtʃə/ (say luh bahvichuh) noun 1. a member of the Lubavitch movement. 2. the movement itself. –adjective 3. of or relating to this movement …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lubavitcher — noun a member of the Lubavitch movement; a follower of Chabad Hasidism • Hypernyms: ↑Orthodox Jew • Member Holonyms: ↑Lubavitch, ↑Lubavitch movement, ↑Chabad Lubavitch, ↑Chabad …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Chabad messianism — Main article: Chabad Part of a series on Chabad Rebbes of Lubavitch …   Wikipedia

  • Chabad-Lubavitch related controversies — This article examines controversial issues involving the Chabad Lubavitch movement. For a more complete examination of Chabad, see the main article. Part of a series on Chabad …   Wikipedia

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