Eliyahu Baal Shem

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For the Ba'al Shem of Chelm, see Elijah Ba'al Shem of Chelm.

Rabbi Eliyahu Baal Shem of Worms (ca. 1532- ) was born in Krakow as the son of the scholar Yosef Jospa, a Spanish Jew. He was one of the few rabbis to be given the Baal Shem title.

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