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Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl: Upright Practices, the Light of the Eyes

By Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl / Paulist Press / 1982



Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl (1730–1797) was rabbi of Chernobyl, near Kiev, in Ukraine. He was part of the Hasidic movement that played a key role in the history of eastern European Jewry. Upright Practices is a devotional manual of personal practices. The Light of the Eyes is a collection of homilies based on the Book of Genesis.

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  • A clear presentation of classic Jewish spirituality in an accessible form
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About the Author

Rabbi Menachem Nochum Twersky of Chernobyl (1730-1787) was the founder of the Chernobyl Hasidic dynasty. He was a disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and the Maggid of Mezritch, and published one of the first works of Hasidic thought.