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1) Baal-Shem-Tov. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Baal-Shem-Tov, (bal-shem-tov) (KEY) , c.1698-1760, Jewish founder of modern Hasidism, b. Ukraine. His life is the subject of many tales that circulated even before...

2) Baal Shem Tov. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Polish-born Jewish religious leader and mystic who founded Hasidism....

3) Hasidism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) [Heb.,=the pious], Jewish religious movement founded in Poland in the 18th cent. by Baal-Shem-Tov. Its name derives from Hasidim. Hasidism, which stressed the...

4) Nahman of Bratslav. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(nakh´mn, brat´slaf) (KEY) , 1772-1810, Jewish Hasidic leader, the great-grandson of the Baal-Shem-Tov. His messianic pretensions put him in conflict with other Hasidic...

5) Hasid. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...ha-) A member of a Jewish mystic movement founded in the 18th century in eastern Europe by Baal Shem Tov that reacted against Talmudic learning and maintained that...

6) Hasidim. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...third movement to which the term Hasidim is applied is that founded in the 18th cent. by Baal-Shem-Tov and known as Hasidism. 1See S. Lieberman, Hellenism in Jewish...

7) Judaism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the great traditionalist rabbinic figure Elijah ben Solomon and the untraditional figures of Baal-Shem-Tov, the founder of Hasidism (which Elijah himself fought against),...

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