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Author Nahum, of Chernobyl, approximately 1730-approximately 1797.

Title The light of the eyes : homilies on the Torah / Rabbi Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl ; translation, introduction, and commentary by Arthur Green
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2021]


Description 1 online resource
Series Stanford studies in Jewish mysticism
Stanford studies in Jewish mysticism.
Contents Overview : what is Hasidism? -- Setting the stage : Ashkenazic piety before Hasidism -- The Baʻal Shem Ṭov and his disciples -- Around the Maggid's table : the circle in Miedzyrzecz biography -- The Meʼor ʻeynayim : description and publication history -- The theology of the Meʼor ʻeynayim -- The Ṣaddiq in the Meʼor ʻeynayim -- The last Chernobyl dynasty -- Approbation by Rabbi Yiṣḥaq of Berdichev -- Sefer Meʼor ʻeynayim -- Addendom : Yesamaḥ Lev on the Tractate Avot -- Translator's reflection: The enduring value of the Meʼor ʻeynayim
Summary "This is the first complete and academic English translation of the Me'or 'Eynayim ("The Light of the Eyes"), a collection of Hasidic homilies following the order of the Torah portions, written by Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twersky of Chernobyl (1730-1797). First published in 1798, it has long been considered one of the great classics of early Hasidism"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed
SUBJECT Bible. Pentateuch -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800
Talmud -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800
Talmud fast
Bible. Pentateuch fast
Subject Hasidism -- Early works to 1800
Genre/Form Commentaries
Early works
Form Electronic book
Author Green, Arthur, 1941- translator, writer of added commentary.
LC no. 2019980146
ISBN 9781503611023
Other Titles Meʼor ʻenayim. English