Life Apart: Hasidism in America (1997)

Life Apart: Hasidism in America

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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.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Faith & Spirituality, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
Written By: Robert Seidman, Menachem Daum
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On DVD: Jul 17, 2001
Runtime:

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Critic Reviews for Life Apart: Hasidism in America

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 27, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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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.

Full Review… | March 2, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

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.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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July 21, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for Life Apart: Hasidism in America

While I did not personally learn a huge amount about the Hasidim, I found this to be a very imformative documentary, and well-worth watching despite one's personal knowledge level regarding Hasidism.

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Mariana Arevalo

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