Aharon of Zhitomir

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Aharon of Zhitomir was a disciple of Dov Ber of Mezeritch and a representative of the sect of the Ḥasidim: born about 1750; died about 1820. He wrote Kabbalistic homilies on the Pentateuch under the title "Toledot Aharon" (The Generations of Aaron), Berditchev, 1817.


 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Aaron of Jitomir". Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. 

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