Some articles on leaders, hasidic:
... Many key rabbinic leaders lived in Medzhybizh during the 17th through 20th centuries ... His work led to the founding the Hasidic movement, established by his disciples, some of whom also lived in Medzhybizh, but most of whom traveled from all over Eastern Europe, sometimes from great distances ... There were two fundamentally different rabbinic leaders in the town, those who were Hasidic and those who were not ...
Famous quotes containing the word leaders:
“For aesthetics is the mother of ethics.... Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their political programs, there would be much less grief on earth. I believenot empirically, alas, but only theoreticallythat for someone who has read a lot of Dickens to shoot his like in the name of an idea is harder than for someone who has read no Dickens.”
—Joseph Brodsky (b. 1940)