Israel ben Eliezer
biographical name circa 1700-1760 Ba‘al Shem Tov Polish-Jewish religious leader

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  • Israel ben Eliezer — Israel (Yisroel) Ben Eliezer (hebreo: רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (c. 1698, Okopy, Ucrania – 22 de mayo de 1760, Medzhybizh, Ucrania), también conocido como Baal Shem Tov o Besht, fue un rabino judío considerado fundador del judaísmo jasídico. Besht… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Israël ben Eliezer — 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

  • Israel ben Eliezer — /ben el ee ez euhr, ay zeuhr/. See Baal Shem Tov. * * * …   Universalium

  • Israel ben Eliezer — /ben el ee ez euhr, ay zeuhr/. See Baal Shem Tov …   Useful english dictionary

  • Israel ben Eliezer — Ịsrael bẹn Eliezer,   Begründer des Chassidismus, Baal Schem Tov …   Universal-Lexikon

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • LIPSCHUETZ, ISRAEL BEN ELIEZER — (d. 1782), German rabbi, studied under Ezekiel katzenellenbogen . In the responsa of his father titled Heshiv R. Eliezer (Nevewirth, 1649), there are included several items by the son, Israel, who is mentioned as being the rabbi of Diez, Hadamar …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

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