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ARTICLE: Shapira Family

ben Avraham Abba Shapira of Korets (Korzec; 1726/28–1790) was Ezekiel Guttman, Rabi Pinḥas mi-Korets (Tel Aviv, 1950); Abraham Joshua Heschel, “Rabi Pinḥas mi-Korets veha-magid mi-Mezritsh, in Sefer


The An-Ski Expeditions; locations visited 1912–1914. Boundaries shown are ca. 1914.


Major Hasidic centers, 1740–1815.

ARTICLE: Mezhyrichi

, and from 1793 in the Korets district of the Russian Empire’s Volhynia uve-ḥurbanah (Tel Aviv, 1955); Dina Korets-Ianai, “Mez´iritsh Gadol, Yalkut Vohlin 55–56 (1998): 24–26; Mordekhai Matsman, “‘Al Mez´iritsh she-neḥerevah,” Yalkut Vohlin 4 (1946): 27–28; “Mezhiritsh (Gadol, de-Korits) / Międzyrzecz Korecki,” in Pinkas ha-kehilot: Polin, vol. 5, Vohlin ve-Polesieh, ed. by Shmuel Spector, pp. 127–130 (Jerusalem, 1990); Israel Ticher, “Mez´iritsh (le-yad Korets),” Yalkut Vohlin 5 (1946): 20–21; Shmuel Spector, “Mez´iritsh neged Ostra

ARTICLE: Possession and Exorcism

Shortly afterward, “‘Ma‘aseh shel ruaḥ be-Korets” (Tale of an Exorcism in Koretz) was Sarah Zfatman-Biller, “‘Ma‘aseh shel ruaḥ be-K-K Korets’: Shalav ḥadash be-hitpatḥuto shel z´a’nr ‘amami,” Meḥkere

ARTICLE: Shemu’el ben Yisakhar Ber Segal

In 1776, Margaliot and Segal transferred their business to Korets, where they produced kabbalistic books until 1782 and were the first to print works expounding the teachings of the new Hasidic

ARTICLE: Mosheh Ḥayim Efrayim of Sudilkov

, which was printed by his son, Ya‘akov Yeḥi’el, in Korets in 1810. Ya‘akov Yosef of Polnoye, Naḥman of Horodenka, Pinḥas Shapira of Korets, Ze’ev Volf Kitses, and the Mokhiaḥ (rebuker) of Polnoye

ARTICLE: Barukh ben Yeḥi’el of Mezhbizh

Shem Tov’s death Barukh continued to be raised among the Hasidic leader’s most important disciples, among them Pinḥas of Korets, Ya‘akov Yosef of Polnoye, and Dov Ber, the Magid of Mezritsh

ARTICLE: Printing and Publishing: Printing and Publishing before 1800

for the printing of kabbalistic works, from 1778 on, was Korets. ; other works from that body of literature, also printed in Korets, were ‘Ets ḥayim (1782), Otsrot ḥayim (1783), Mevo she‘arim (1783

ARTICLE: Dov Ber of Mezritsh

Ba‘al Shem Tov’s followers supported Dov Ber’s leadership (both Ya‘akov Yosef of Polnoye and Pinḥas of Korets seem to have demurred), the influence of the Mezritsh circle was dominant in the later

ARTICLE: Ya‘akov Yosef of Polnoye

a number of others among the original circle of followers of the Besht (such as Pinḥas of Korets), had only a small number of followers, a situation reminiscent of the classic circle of ascetic, 

ARTICLE: Ba‘al Shem Tov

elite such as his brother-in-law Gershon, members of the Margoliot rabbinic family, Pinḥas of Korets, Ya‘akov Yosef of Polnoye, Volf Kitses, David Purkes, Naḥman of Horodenka, Naḥman of Kosov,


the printing of kabbalistic books, and supported the printing of the writings of Luria—which were first published at that time, in the nearby Korets printing house, with their approbation

ARTICLE: Preachers and Preaching

An example of this latter form of organization can be found in Magid devarav le-Ya‘akov (Korets, 1781), which collects the sermons of the magid (preacher) Dov Ber of Mezritsh. Anthologies of

ARTICLE: Hasidism: Historical Overview

active around the same time, such as Ya‘akov Yosef of Polnoye (d. 1783) and Pinḥas Shapira of Korets (d. 1790), also considered the Besht as their spiritual mentor, but did not accept the Magid’s

ARTICLE: Book Design and Illustration

printing presses that achieved a certain splendor with their printed books are noteworthy: the Korzec (Korets) printing presses, the first of which was established by Tsevi Hirsh Margoliot in 1776,

ARTICLE: Printing and Publishing: Printing and Publishing after 1800

repeatedly moved, expanding or reorganizing businesses; thus Shemu’el ben Yisakhar Ber worked in Korets, Shklov, and Polonoye in the 1780s, transferred his operations to Ostróg in 1794, created

ARTICLE: Yiddish Literature: Yiddish Literature before 1800

eyzer Yisroel by Moyshe Markuze (Poryck, 1790), the independent Yiddish version of Shivkhey habesht (Korets, 1816), the bilingual (Hebrew and Yiddish) first edition of Seyfer sipurey mayses by Naḥman

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