Moshe Leib of Sassov

A Guide to Spiritual Progress
By Moshe Leib of Sassov

Rabbi Moshe Leib of Sassov (1745-1807), a disciple of Rabbi Shmelke of Nikolsburg, was one of the great Hasidic masters of the 18th century. Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the translator, is the father of the neo-Hasidic Jewish Renewal movement and is widely considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on Hasidism and Kabbalah.