b. baal shem tov

Baal Shem-Tov

[Ashkenazic Hebrew bahl shem-tohv, -tohv; Sephardic Hebrew bahl shem-tawv, -tawv]
noun
(Israel ben Eliezer"Besht") c1700–60, Ukrainian teacher and religious leader: founder of the Hasidic movement of Judaism.
Also, Baal Shem-Tob.
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