Sefaria sheets focused on the teachings of the Baal Shem Tov (Rabbi Israel ben Eliezer of Medzhybizh).
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Baal Shem Tov on the Pursuit of Truth and Wisdom
Did God absolve the Jewish People of the need for faith? The Baal Shem Tov explains an enigmatic midrash and ponders the purpose of the pursuit of knowledge, truth, and wisdom.
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Fusing Midrash on Purim with a Chasidic Ethos
Fusing the political and the personal, his sheet fuses three statements from the Baal Shem Tov with the Midrash (Esther Rabbah) on the Purim Story.
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Thank God for distractions!
Baal Shem Tov's teachings on prayer and elevating distracting thoughts
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The Baal Shem Tov's Commentary on Talmud: Tractate Megillah
A Collection of Eight Teachings of Rabbi Yisrael ben Eliezer, the "Baal Shem Tov" (1698-1760), on Tractate Megillah and related sources
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Chanukah: The Hidden Light, Revealed
Ami Silver4054 ViewsNovember 23, 2020
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Sefer Makor Mayim Chayim, Parshat Noach Amud Hatefilah
Originally published August 3, 2011 at
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Baal Shem Tov, on friendship
Originally published July 8, 2011 at“-pull-friend-out-mire-do-not-hesitate-get-dirty”-baal-shem-tov
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