Shneersohn, Dov Ber of Liubavich

   Russian Hasidic leader. He was the successor of Shneour Zalman of Lyady. He founded the Habad settlement at Hebron in Palestine, and advocated the establishment of Jewish agricultural settlements in Kherson province, in the Ukraine.

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  • Shneersohn, Menahem Mendel — (1789 1866)    Russian Hasidic leader. He was the successor of Dov Ber Shneersohn of Liubavich (who was his father in law). He composed the halakhic work Tzemah Tzedek …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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