‮בעקבות הבעש״ט. מאתיים וחמישים שנה למותו של הבעש״ט. מאתיים שנה למות ר׳ נחמן מברסלב. מאוצרות הספרייה הלאומית‬‎ In the Footsteps of the Besht. Exhibition of Treasures from the Collections of the National Library of Israel to mark the 250th Anniversary of the Ba’al Shem Tov’s Demise and the 200th Anniversary of the Demise of Rabbi Nachman of Braslav

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Esther Liebes.


Jerusalem, Israel, 2010. 92 pp., illustrations: 53 col., 3 b&w, 26.5 × 21.5 cm. Hebrew, with English summary.




National Library of Israel (June–October 2010)


Selection of treasures that shed light on the personalities and worlds of two great figures in the history of Hassidism: the Ba’al Shem Tov (the “Besht”) and his great-grandson, Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. Particular emphasis on sayings and homilies of the Besht and stories told by and about him in manuscripts and early prints. Pictorial exhibits depict the landscapes and Jewish society of the environments in which the Besht and his disciples were active. Descriptive entries. 108 items.

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AmuletsChagall, MarcEastern EuropeGottlieb, MaurycyHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CKaufmann, IsidorKiddush cupsPainters, JewishPolandPrints, costumeSmoking implementsTombs of the RighteousWoodcutsWrocław/Breslau

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