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The Safed Kabbalists

Biographies of Major Kabbalists

Biographies of Major Kabbalists

These Kabbalalists lived and practiced in and around the Holy City of Safed.

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Rabbi Chaim became famous as one of the greatest kabbalists.
Author of the Shulchan Aruch
Most renowned for his 'Lecha Dodi' hymn, sung at the inauguration of the Sabbath.
His work is called Paradise.
Rabbi Yitzchak Luria was undisputedly the greatest practitioner and expounder of Kabbalah since Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar.
Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai—His Life and Works
The Rashash is considered the father of all contemporary Sephardic kabbalists.