The Chasidic (Hasidic) movement was very large in Eastern Europe before the Second World War. Why did it begin, and how is it different from non-Chasidic Orthodox Judaism?

The Hasidic movement began as a reaction to Orthodox Judaism which practiced the veneration of the religious leaders. It is different from Orthodox Judaism in that it emphasizes divinity and optimism as opposed to Orthodox Judaism, which emphasizes ethical ascetics. The shift in emphasis added value to prayer and communal worship.

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