Lubavitcher[lo̵̅o̅ bäv′ə c̸hər, lo̵̅o̅′bə vic̸h′ər]
a member of a Hasidic group () that emphasizes outreach services directed at nonobservant and unaffiliated Jews
Origin of Lubavitcherfrom Lubavitch, town in Belorussia where the group's headquarters was moved in 1820
A member of a Hasidic sect founded in Russia in the late 1700s that stresses the importance of religious study.
Origin of LubavitcherYiddish Libavitsher, from Libavitsh, Jewish town in Russia where the movement originated.