Yitzhak Luria

Yitzhak Luria (1534–1572) was raised in Egypt and, late in life, came to the Galilee town of Safed. While he left behind almost no writing apart from a handful of poems, he is responsible for the articulation of a highly complex and potent revision of Kabbalah’s principal mythic vision.

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Yitzhak Luria (1534–1572) was raised in Egypt and, late in life, came to the Galilee town of Safed. While he left behind almost no writing apart from a handful of poems, he is responsible for the articulation of a highly complex and potent revision of Kabbalah’s principal mythic vision.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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