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The Great Rabbi's

The Great Rabbi's

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Biographies of some of the Great Rabbi's
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Published by: Leah Cruz on Sep 15, 2009
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Yisrael AlterYisrael AlterYisrael AlterYisrael Alter,(12 October 1895
 20 February 1977),also known as the
Beis Yisroel Beis Yisroel Beis Yisroel Beis Yisroel 
afterthe works heauthored, was thefourth Rebbe ofthe Hasidicdynasty of Ger, aposition he heldfrom 1948 until1977.He escaped fromPoland during theHolocaust andsettled in Palestine during 1940. In 1945 he learnt thatthe Nazi regime had murdered his wife, daughter, sonand grandchildren. He remarried but had no children.
Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben EliezerYisroel (Israel) ben EliezerYisroel (Israel) ben EliezerYisroel (Israel) ben EliezerAugust 27, 1698 (18Elul)
May 22,1760),Often called BaalBaalBaalBaalShem TovShem TovShem TovShem Tov or BeshtBeshtBeshtBesht,was a Jewishmystical rabbi. He isconsidered to be thefounder of HasidicJudaism (see alsoMezhbizh Hasidicdynasty).Besht was born toEliezer and Sara inOkopy (Ukrainian:
) a small village that over the centuries hasbeen part of Poland, Russia, and is now part of Ukraine,(located in the Borshchivskyi Raion (district) of theTernopil Oblast). He died in Medzhybizh, which had oncebeen part of Lithuania, then Turkey, Poland and Russia,and is also now in Ukraine, in the Khmelnytskyi Oblast.

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