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AARON OF JITOMIR or ZHITOMIR:

A disciple of Baer of Mezhirich and a representative of the sect of the Ḥasidim: born about 1750; died about 1820. He wrote cabalistic homilies on the Pentateuch under the title "Toledot Aharon" (The Generations of Aaron), Berditchev, 1817.

Bibliography:
  • Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim he-Ḥadash, p. 19, No. 111, Warsaw, 1879.
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