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Zohar

(zō`här), in the Bible. 1 Father of the owner of the cave of MachpelahMachpelah
, cave, near Hebron; also called the Cave of the Patriarchs. The Book of Genesis relates that it was bought by Abraham from Ephron, son of Zohar the Hittite, for a family burial place.
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. 2 Son of Simeon. An alternative form is Zerah. For the book of Zohar, see kabbalahkabbalah
or cabala
[Heb.,=reception], esoteric system of interpretation of the Scriptures based upon a tradition claimed to have been handed down orally from Abraham.
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In order to contextualize this interpretation, it's important to understand the relationship between Torah and the Zohar, which was composed around 1280 in Spain.
Looking at the poetic mythology of Otherness in the Zoharic tradition of kabbalah, Berman focus on the two main collections, the mid-15th-century Sefer Ha-Zohar or Book of Radiance, and the Zohar Hadash or New Zohar assembled a few decades later, but also draws from two other volumes.
Haskell's Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar's Conversations with Christianity delineates the nature of the tragic anti-Jewish persecution in medieval Spain, and the manner in which the Kabbalists responded via subtle critiques of Christianity woven into the Sefer ha-Zohar (The Book of Splendour).
By uncovering the fictional possibilities of the Zohar, mentioned in a short but pregnant fashion, he gave legitimacy to view the Zohar as a dreamt-up world.
This is what the Zohar is referring to: the Israelites who died in battle against Benjamin were those held accountable for tolerating the idol of Micah.
The book is divided into five parts: a general introduction, followed by sections on "The Zohar's Heroes," "The Companions' Way of Life," the Zohar's "Methods of Generating Mystical Experience," and finally "Mystical Experience in the Zohar." In the Introduction Hellner-Eshed lays out her game plan.
The initial reports describe that the bomb was hidden in a small parcel, and blasted during the Zohar Prayer at a place between the mosque and cafeteria near the Arts and Economics Lobby.
The language of the Zohar, the sprawling masterpiece of the Kabbalah, is famously forbidding to even the most seasoned scholars of the Jewish mystical tradition.
"The Zohar 5: Pritzker Edition", translated into English with commentary by Kabbalah authority and academician Daniel C.
Throughout The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown extols the importance of the Zohar, the classic book of Kabbalah, as an incredible source of knowledge from which modern science can draw.
Currently called the Zohar Gilad farm , the settlement has a high proportion of men, which has helped fuel the hostilities between the settlers and residents of the villages Afrata and Amattin.