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Avinoam J. Stillman

Avinoam J. Stillman is completing his MA in the Department of Jewish Thought at Ben Gurion University in the Negev. He graduated with a BA in Religion from Columbia University, where he also studied Yiddish. His current research focuses on the history of kabbalah and Hebrew printing in the early modern period, particularly in Eastern Europe and the Ottoman Empire.

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דער רבי ר' בעריש בעל־תּשובֿה פֿון קראָקע

The Rebbe R. Berish Bal-tshuve of Krakow

Meir Bałaban

Translation by Avinoam J. Stillman

1931 newspaper article by the Polish Jewish historian Meir Bałaban concerning the curious Hasidic figure known as Berish Bal-tshuve

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