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(Shivhei ha-Besht) : the earliest collection of legends about the founder of Hasidism

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Published by Jason Aronson in Northvale, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baʻal Shem Ṭov, ca. 1700-1760 -- Legends.,
  • Hasidim -- Legends.,
  • Legends, Jewish.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesShivhei ha-Besht.
    Statementtranslated & edited by Dan Ben-Amos & Jerome R. Mintz.
    ContributionsDov Baer ben Samuel, of Linits., Ben-Amos, Dan., Mintz, Jerome R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM755.I8 S4413 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 353 p. ;
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1431956M
    ISBN 101568211473
    LC Control Number93043456


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