Besht

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  • Besht — /besht/, n. See Baal Shem Tov. * * * …   Universalium

  • Besht — /besht/, n. See Baal Shem Tov …   Useful english dictionary

  • Besht — Baal Shem Tov Ce portrait souvent considéré comme celui d Israël ben Eliezer, serait en réalité celui de Rabbi Falk, le Baal Shem de Londres. Rabbi Israël ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר), né en 1698 à Okop (Podolie) mort le 22 mai 1760 à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Besht — noun Short form of Baal Shem Tov …   Wiktionary

  • Israel ben-Eliezer Baal Shem Tov (Besht) — (c. 1700–60)    Founder of Chassidism. The facts of the Baal Shem Tov’s life are overgrown with a dense thicket of legend. He left no writings of his own, except possibly some letters. The sources about him were the oral traditions of his… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Baal Shem Tov, Israel ben Eliezer (Besht; Israel ben Eliezer) — (1700 60)    Polish spiritual leader, founder of Hasidism. He was born in Podolia and lived in the Carpathian mountains. He emerged as a healer and spiritual leader and travelled about curing the sick and expelling demons and evil spirits. In the …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Baal Shem Tov — Infobox Rebbe title = Israel Baal Shem Tov caption = term = full name =רבי ישראל בן אליעזר Yisroel ben Eliezer main work = Keser Shem Tov Shivchei HaBesht predecessor = successor =Dov Ber of Mezritsh (1704 1772) spouse1 =Chana issue1 =Tsvi of… …   Wikipedia

  • Baal Shem Tov — …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ISRAEL BEN ELIEZER BA'AL SHEM TOV — (known by the initials of Ba al Shem Tov as Besht; c. 1700–1760), charismatic founder and first leader of Ḥasidism in Eastern Europe. (See Chart: Ba al Shem Tov Family). Through oral traditions handed down by his pupils (jacob joseph of Polonnoye …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Baʿal Shem Ṭov — ▪ Polish rabbi Introduction (Hebrew: “Master of the Good Name”),byname of  Israel Ben Eliezer,  acronym  Beshṭ  born c. 1700, , probably Tluste, Podolia, Pol. died 1760, Medzhibozh       charismatic founder (c. 1750) of Ḥasidism, a Jewish… …   Universalium

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