Recognized variously as Reb Nachman of Bratslav, Reb Nachman Breslover (Yiddish: ), and Nachman from Uman, Nachman of Breslov (Hebrew: ) was the founder of the Breslov Hasidic sect. He lived from April 4, 1772 to October 16, 1810 and was known as the ″Father of the Breslov Movement.″
|Nachman of Breslov|
|Main work||Likutey Moharan|
Rav Nachman bar Yaakov (Hebrew: ; died 320) was a Jewish Talmudist who lived in Babylonia and was classified as an Amora of the third generation. He was a member of the Amora sect. References to Rav Nachman in the Talmud are widely regarded to be referring to Rav Nachman bar Yaakov, rather than to Rav Nachman bar Yitzchak.
Breslov, also known as Bratslav (Ukrainian: рaлав; Polish: Bracaw; Yiddish:, Brotslev, which is also called Breslov as the name of a Hasidic community that emerged from this town) is an urban-type village in Ukraine, located in the Nemyriv Raion of Vinnytsia Oblast, near the Southern Bug river.
The Baal Shem Tov (Master of the Good Name) was a holy character who lived in the Polish-Ukrainian town of Miedzyboz from around 1700 to 1760, according to Hasidic tradition. He was known as the Baal Shem Tov (Master of the Good Name) for his work as a spiritual adviser and healer.
He is buried in Medzhybizh, Western Ukraine, and his burial site has grown in popularity, as have various hotels and ancient and modern-day shuls in the area. It is a sight to behold and a beautiful place to spend time.
The Hasidic courts have been reduced to twelve in number, however many of the smaller ones are still in operation. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was a community of Orthodox Jews from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Romania, and Poland who were becoming more and more westernized as time went on.
A branch of Hasidic Judaism founded by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772–1810), a great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidism, Breslov (also Bratslav, also written Breslev) is known as Breslov (also Bratslav).
It is possible to practice Orthodox Jewry in a number of ways, ranging from Haredi (ultraorthodox) to Hasidic (mystical Orthodox) to Modern Orthodox.Orthodox Judaism is a branch of Judaism that is rich in its traditions and has a range of forms.As a result, Orthodoxy retains significant cultural characteristics from all around the world, which influence its perspectives on gender and sexuality.
The following is the initial rationale for Ultra-Orthodox guys’ hair and curl rules: a Biblical passage specifies that a man should not ’round the corner of his head,’ which is what most men do. According to authoritative talmudic scholars, the interpretation of this passage is that there should be a restriction on the practice of hair cutting.
One of the two primary ancestral groupings of Jewish people, consisting of those whose forefathers resided in Central and Eastern Europe, is the Sephardic Jewish people (e.g., Germany, Poland, Russia). Other Jews are classified as Sephardic Jews, and they are individuals whose origins originated in North Africa, the Middle East, or Spain.
In the teachings of the Baal Shem Tov, one of the most important concepts is the direct link with the divine, or ‘dvekut,’ which is infused in every human action and every waking hour of the day. Together with the mystical meaning of Hebrew letters and words, prayer is of utmost importance in the Jewish faith.