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Polish preacher and leader of the Ḥasidic party in the second half of the eighteenth century. Löb was a pupil of Israel Ba'al Shem-Ṭob and of Bär of Meseritz, and contributed much to the former's thaumaturgy. Several wonderful things are narrated about him in the "Shibḥe Ba'al Shem-Ṭob." Löb was the author of a work entitled "Ḳol Aryeh" (Korzec, 1802), homiletic annotations on the Pentateuch.

  • Rodkinson, Toledot Ba'ale Shem-Ṭob, p. 38, Königsberg, 1876;
  • Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim he-Ḥadash, p. 79.
H. R. M. Sel.
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