Begilufin – Fergangene Welten – Past Worlds about Chassidim and Folklore, by Rabbi Yehoshua Szpetman, London 1951.

This is a very readable (if you read Yiddish) book by Rabbi Joshua (Shiya) Szpetman (pronounced Shpetman). He was a native of Lublin, in Poland, who had already been a Rosh Yeshiva (Head of a Rabbinical Academy)  when he emigrated to London on the 1930s. He was the "red rabbi",  writer, author, orator, and preacher, … Continue reading Begilufin – Fergangene Welten – Past Worlds about Chassidim and Folklore, by Rabbi Yehoshua Szpetman, London 1951.