Re: [Cz-L] Mikwe of Baal ShemTov, foot of the Nimchich pass in Vizhenka

From: alexander rosner <>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:41:30 +0100
Reply-To: alexander rosner <>
To: Shelley <>, Bruce Reisch <>

I agree with Hardy. If you are so famous, you can't have been borne just in one place.

> Shelley <> schrieb am 7:03 Mittwoch, 17.September 2014:
> > Chabad seems to agree with Bruce: "Israel Baal Shem Tov was born on
> the 18th day of Elul in the year 5458 in a little town called Okup
> Wiki also agrees on the location of his birth: Okopy Świętej Trójcy,
> Podolian Voivodeship, Kingdom of Poland
> Shelley
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Bruce Reisch <>
> wrote:
>> Hi Jerry,
>> YIVO encyclopedia says that the Baal Shem Tov was born in Okopy, lived for
>> a time in Tluste and had interactions with people from Kuty/Kitev.
>> <>
>> What source do you have that says he was born in Kuty?
>> All the best,
>> Bruce
>> On 9/16/14, 16:48, "Jerry Lapides" <>
> wrote:
>>> Bruce,
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