Yehudah Halevi

Yehudah Halevi (c.1075–1141) is considered to be one of the greatest Hebrew poets. He lived in both Muslim and Christian Spain before rejecting its culture of Jewish-Arab hybridization and leaving for Israel in 1140. His most famous work is the philosophical text called the Kuzari.

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Yehudah Halevi (c.1075–1141) is considered to be one of the greatest Hebrew poets. He lived in both Muslim and Christian Spain before rejecting its culture of Jewish-Arab hybridization and leaving for Israel in 1140. His most famous work is the philosophical text called the Kuzari.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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