Sunday, January 11, 2009

What is a chossid?

For some people, being a chossid is just wearing different dress, having different customs, different culture and history, going to a tish of a particular guy who inherited his title — and that’s pretty much it. For the most part, they don’t even study Chassidus of their own group. Being a Chossid for them is a completely superficial and arbitrary phenomenon.

When I saw this clip, I thought of this superficial style of “Chassidus” that majority of Chassidic groups and Chassidim seem to have nowadays:

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