Ba‘al Shem Tov
biographical name — see Israel ben Eliezer

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  • Ba'al Shem Tov — 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

  • 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

  • Ba{ʽ}al Shem Ṭov — orig. Israel ben Eliezer born с 1700, probably Tluste, Podolia, Pol. died 1760, Medzhibozh Charismatic founder of Hasidism (с 1750). An orphan, he worked in synagogues and yeshivas, and when he retired to the Carpathian Mountains to engage in… …   Universalium

  • Baʽal Shem Ṭov — Ba<>ʽ<>al Shem <FONT face=Tahoma>Ṭ<>ov orig. Israel ben Eliezer ( 1700, probablemente Tluste, Podolia, Polonia–1760, Medzhibozh). Carismático fundador del hasidismo ( 1750). Huérfano, trabajó en sinagogas y yeshivas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ba'al Shem Tov — Israel ben Elieser Rabbi Israel ben Elieser (* um 1700 in Okop bei Kamenez Podolsk (Ukraine), † 22. Mai 1760 in Międzyborz, Podolien; genannt Baal Schem Tow (Besitzer des guten Namens, auch: Meister des guten Namens) oder abgekürzt Bescht) gilt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • ISRAEL ben Eliezer Ba'al Shem Tov — (1700 1760)    founder of HASIDISM in Eastern Europe. In the mid 1730s he revealed himself as a HEALER and LEADER of a movement which grew rapidly. Folk tales about his life and teachings show his personal charm, and magnetism, and ecstatic… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Ba'al Chem Tov — 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

  • BA'AL SHEM — (Heb. בַּעַל שֵׁם, Master of the Divine Name ; lit. Possessor of the Name ), title given in popular usage and in Jewish literature, especially kabbalistic and ḥasidic works, from the Middle Ages onward, to one who possessed the secret knowledge… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • baʿal shem — ▪ Judaism also spelled  Baalshem, or Balshem (Hebrew: “master of the name”),  plural  Baʿale Shem, Baaleshem, or Baleshem,         in Judaism, title bestowed upon men who reputedly worked wonders and effected cures through secret knowledge of the …   Universalium

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