Aryeh Leib of Shpola

   Ukrainian Hasid. He was known as a miracle worker, and was called 'Sabba' ('grandfather') by his followers. He and Nahman of Bratzlav engaged in a dispute over Shabbataism, which was continued by their disciples.

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  • ARYEH LEIB OF SHPOLA — (1725–1812), ḥasidic ẓaddik , a popular miracle worker and faith healer; known as the Shpoler Zeide (the grandfather from Shpola ). Aryeh Leib belonged to the third generation of Ḥasidim in the Ukraine, and was a disciple of Phinehas of Korets.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shpola — ( uk. Шпола, Yiddish: שפּאָלע) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Shpoliansky Raion (district), and is situated at coord|49|2|N|31|25|E. As of 2004 the estimated… …   Wikipedia

  • SHPOLA — SHPOLA, townlet in S. Kiev district, Ukraine. aryeh leib (Shpoler Zeyde), a disciple of israel b. eliezer the Ba al Shem Tov, lived in Shpola during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In the late 18th century there were 231 Jews. In 1847 the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Nahman of Bratzlav — (1772 1811)    Ukrainian Hasidic leader, great grandson of the Baal Shem Tov. He was born in Medzhibozh and lived in Medvedevka in the province of Kiev, where he attracted numerous disciples. In 1798 he went to Palestine, but he later settled in… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • MORDECAI OF NESKHIZ — (Rus. Nesukhoyshe; 1752–1800), ḥasidic ẓaddik, founder of the Neskhiz dynasty and one of the most famous miracle workers of his generation. He was a disciple of jehiel michael of zloczow and became friendly with aryeh leib of shpola whom he met… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • NAḤMAN OF BRATSLAV — (1772–1810), ḥasidic admor ( master, rabbi, and teacher ) and fertile thinker in the fields of philosophy and literature. His personality and his work resonate to this day far beyond the boundaries of the ḥasidic stream he founded. On his mother… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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