czwartek, 2 czerwca 2011

Ohel of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk

50° 15' 4.69" N 22° 25' 17.66" E

Elimelech Weisblum of Lizhensk (1717–1787), an Orthodox Rabbi and one of the great founding Rebbes of the Hasidic movement, was known after his hometown, Leżajsk (Yiddish: ליזשענסק - Lizhensk), Poland. He was part of the inner "Chevra Kadisha" (Holy Society) school of the Maggid Rebbe Dov Ber of Mezeritch (second leader of the Hasidic movement), who became the decentralised, third generation leadership after the passing of Rebbe Dov Ber in 1772. Their dissemination to new areas of Eastern Europe led the movement's rapid revivalist expansion.

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May 27, 2011 - Leżajsk, Poland.

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