Baal Shem Tov(redirected from Israel ben Eliezer)
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Baal Shem Tov(bäl′ shĕm′ tōv′) Originally Israel ben Eliezer. 1698?-1760.
Polish-born Jewish religious leader and mystic who founded Hasidism.
Baal Shem Tov(bɑːl ˈʃɛm tɒv; ˈʃɑːm) or
Baal Shem Tob
(Biography) original name Israel ben Eliezer ?1700–60, Jewish religious leader, teacher, and healer in Poland: founder of modern Hasidism