Proper noun.  Literally ''master of the good name''; Israel ben Eliezer, founder of the modern Hassidic movement of Judaism. Also known as the Besht.

This is an unmodified, but possibly outdated, definition from Wiktionary and used here under the Creative Commons license. Wiktionary is a great resource. If you like it too, please donate to Wikimedia.

This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.