Jehiel Michal of Zloczov (Maggid of Zloczov)

   Galician Hasidic leader. He was born in Brody and served as a preacher there and, later, in Zloczov. He was one of the early propagators of Hasidism in Galicia; he was strongly opposed by the mitnaggedim. Towards the end of his life he settled in Yampol, Podolia. Miraculous tales are told of his asceticism and saintliness.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

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