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Author: Ilona Fried


I lived 46 years before learning about one of the most fascinating and inspiring figures of the 20th century. Moshe Pinchas Feldenkrais, born in 1904 in what is now Ukraine, descended from Rabbi Pinchas of Koretz, one of the pre-eminent followers of the Ba’al Shem Tov, the founder of the Hassidic movement.
After growing up in a religious household in a climate hostile to Jews, Feldenkrais left home alone at 14. Over six months, he traversed war-torn Europe on foot…

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