‘baal Shem Tov Will’ Translated into Yiddish by S. S. Setzer, Writer
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‘baal Shem Tov Will’ Translated into Yiddish by S. S. Setzer, Writer

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A Yiddish transiation of what is generlly konw as “the will of the Baal Shem Tov” (founder of Chassidism), appears in the first of two paper-covered books on that suject by S. H. Setzer, Yiddish writer and translator. The volume is the first of a series of monographs on various subjects which Mr. Setzer in publishing as “Dos Wort Library.”

Among other works to be included in the library are treatises on the parables and aphorisms of the Baal Shem Tov; Spinoza; the Prophets and the Zealots, and several others which Mr. Setzer has already written.

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