Elijah ben Judah of Chelm (Baal Shem, Elijah of Chelm)


Elijah ben Judah of Chelm (Baal Shem, Elijah of Chelm)
(1514-83)
   Polish rabbi and kabbalist. He was known for his miracle cures by means of charms and amulets. According to legend, he created a golem.

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