Rabbi Leib, the "Grandfather of Shpoli," related that when he was a child of three he saw the Baal Shem Tov. "He placed his holy hand on my heart and ever since I have felt warm." A gesture of a tzaddik (righteous person), certainly seeing him and hearing his voice, will make an impression never to be forgotten
Hayom Yom, Tevet 14
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