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Thread #85236   Message #1577886
Posted By: Abby Sale
07-Oct-05 - 07:53 AM
Thread Name: Happy! - Oct 7 (Nachman of Bratslav)
Subject: Happy! - Oct 7 (Nachman of Bratslav)

Happy Birthday!

Chasidic tzaddik
and great-grandson of the Ba'al Shem Tov,

Nachman of Bratslav
(ie, Rabbi Nahman ben Simchah)
(Bratislava, Slovakia was the capital of Hungary at the time)

was born 10/7/1772

He said (and believed)

"Come here, I will show you a new way to the Creator:
Not through speech, but through song!
Let us sing and Heaven will understand us."

Died Tishrei 18, 5572 (Oct 6, 1811)

Singer/Songwriter, Joel Emanuel Hagglund perh. b.10/7/1879 (He shortened his name later.) (executed 11/19/1915 qv)
Some songs at Youth for International Socialism & more at Manfred Helfert.

In Smartt Station, Tenn: "The Dixie Dewdrop" Uncle Dave Macon born 10/7/1870 (d3/22/1952)

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