One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An itinerant Jewish preacher.
- ‘Incidentally, the great psychologist Carl G. Jung, nearing his death, said that all of his advances in psychology were pre-empted by Rabbi Dov Ber, which gives you an idea of the Maggid's intellectual prowess.’
- ‘The chassidic master, the Maggid of Kozhnitz, gave this Mishnah a novel interpretation.’
- ‘Rabbi Twerski says that a Talmid asked the Maggid of Mezeritch how one can fulfill the edict of this Gemara.’
Late 19th century: from Hebrew maggīḏ ‘narrator’.
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