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Rabbi Dovber, the "Maggid of Mezeritch" (?-1772)

Rabbi Dovber, the "Maggid of Mezeritch" (?-1772)

A brief biography


The disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and the teacher of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the Maggid strengthed the Chassidism of his master, anchoring it firmly in Jewish thought and practice

The "Journeyman"/Ascetic

Encounter with the Besht

Appointed as Maggid

From Challenge
Manuscripts and pictures courtesy Library of Agudas Chasidei Chabad - Ohel Yosef Yitzchok Lubavitch
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