Kabbalistic circles in Jerusalem (1896-1948)

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This book endeavors to fill a lacuna in the literature on early twentieth-century kabbalah, namely the lack of a comprehensive account of the traditional kabbalah seminaries (Yeshivot) in Jerusalem from 1896 to 1948 as well as the various manifestations of kabbalah within traditional Jewish society. The foundations that were laid in the early twentieth century also paved the way for the contemporary blossoming of kabbalah in many and manifold circles. In this sense, retracing the pertinent developments in Palestine at the outset of the twentieth century is imperative not only for repairing the distorted picture of the past, but for understanding the ongoing surge in kabbalah study.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages272
ISBN (Electronic)9789004321649
ISBN (Print)9789004321632
StatePublished - Aug 2016

Publication series

NameAries Book Series
ISSN (Print)1871-1405

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Religious studies
  • Philosophy


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