Lubavitcher Definition

lo͝o-bävĭ-chər, lo͝obə-vĭchər
A member of a Hasidic sect founded in Russia in the late 1700s that stresses the importance of religious study.
American Heritage
A member of a Hasidic group (Lubavitch) that emphasizes outreach services directed at nonobservant and unaffiliated Jews.
Webster's New World

Origin of Lubavitcher

  • Yiddish Libavitsher from Libavitsh , Jewish town in Russia where the movement originated

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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