Bunin, Hayyim Isaac

(1875-1943)
   Belorussian author and teacher. He settled in Warsaw in 1929. A follower of the Habad movement, he published studies of Habad Hasidism. His Mishneh Habad describes Habad doctrines and applies them to modern life.

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