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PART 1-A covers some basic background about the origins of Hasidism, some of the different Hasidic groups today, Rebbe Nachman's Breslov movement (and why Breslov is not Bratzlav), etc.
Part 1-B discusses how Hasidim are portrayed in the media, Potok's The Chosen, recommendations & criticisms of books and movies, explanations of some bloopers and misrepresentations, etc.
PART 2 covers some common questions (and misunderstandings) about Hasidic garb, customs, mannerisms, roles of men and women, etc.
PART 3 of the Hasidism FAQ has questions about Hasidic beliefs, how one becomes a Hasid, observing the Sabbath, some medical issues, Hasidic music, occupations, belief in angels, etc.
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