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R. Yitzchak Eizik Epstein of Homel (Gomel)

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R. Yitzchak Eizik Epstein of Homel (Gomel): a leading chassid of the first three Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbes; head of the Rabbinic Court in Homil
1857
Rabbi Yitzchak Eizik Epstein (1770-1857), who served as the rabbi of the town of Homel in White Russia for 58 years, was a leading figure in the first three generations of Chabad Chassidism. As a young man, he became attracted to the teachings of the firs...
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