Besht



Baal Shem-Tov.
(Israel ben Eliezer”Besht”) c1700–60, Ukrainian teacher and religious leader: founder of the Hasidic movement of Judaism.
Historical Examples

An Ambitious Woman Edgar Fawcett
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) S. M. Dubnow
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) S. M. Dubnow
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) S. M. Dubnow
Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) S. M. Dubnow
Puppets at Large F. Anstey
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) S. M. Dubnow
History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) S. M. Dubnow

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  • Beside oneself

    by or at the side of; near: Sit down beside me. compared with: Beside him other writers seem amateurish. apart from; not connected with: beside the point; beside the question. besides (defs 4, 5). along the side of something: The family rode in the carriage, and the dog ran along beside. besides (def 2). beside […]

  • Beside the point

    Also, beside the mark or question . Irrelevant, off the subject. For example, Whether you had insurance is beside the point; the accident is your fault . These terms came into common use in the mid-1800s. Also see neither here nor there



  • Beside the mark

    a visible impression or trace on something, as a line, cut, dent, stain, or bruise: a small mark on his arm. a badge, brand, or other visible sign assumed or imposed: a mark of his noble rank. a symbol used in writing or printing: a punctuation mark. a sign, usually an X or cross, made […]

  • Besieged

    to lay siege to. to crowd around; crowd in upon; surround: Vacationers besieged the travel office. to assail or ply, as with requests or demands. Contemporary Examples Old Problems and New Realities Ahmed Moor November 21, 2012 Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights October 29, […]



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