Baal Shem Tov

Baal Shem-Tov

[Ashkenazic Hebrew bahl shem-tohv, -tohv; Sephardic Hebrew bahl shem-tawv, -tawv]
(Israel ben Eliezer"Besht") c1700–60, Ukrainian teacher and religious leader: founder of the Hasidic movement of Judaism.
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Baal Shem Tov or Baal Shem Tob (bɑːl ˈʃɛm tɒv, ˈʃɑːm, bɑːl ˈʃɛm tɒv, ˈʃɑːm)
original name Israel ben Eliezer ?1700--60, Jewish religious leader, teacher, and healer in Poland: founder of modern Hasidism
Baal Shem Tob or Baal Shem Tob

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