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Thread #85236   Message #1579376
Posted By: Abby Sale
09-Oct-05 - 10:52 AM
Thread Name: Happy! - Oct 7 (Nachman of Bratslav)
Subject: RE: Happy! - Oct 7 (Nachman of Bratslav)
Yikes! I got the city wrong, not the rabbi. Thanks for the correction, Sol. I found the new (and well done) pages but couldn't find him on the calendar or bios there.

Rebbe Nachman of Breslov was the great-grandson of Rebbe Yisrael, the Baal Shem Tov—Master of the Good Name— founder of the Chassidic movement. Rebbe Nachman was born in 1772 (1 Nisan 5532) in the Ukrainian town of Medzeboz. He grew to be an outstanding tzaddik (saint), Torah sage, teacher and Chassidic master. During his lifetime he attracted a devoted following of chassidim who looked to him as their prime source of spiritual guidance in their quest for God, as the 'Rebbe.' From the autumn of 1802 until the spring of 1810 Rebbe Nachman lived in Breslov, Ukraine. He then moved to Uman where he passed away from tuberculosis six months later (18 Tishrei 5571), at the age of thirty-eight. He is buried there till today.


And with very different month/day dates than I had (even the year is slightly different but close enough). Which is odd.

Oh well. Let's concentrate on Joe Hill for today.