This Day In Jewish History 1572: Father of Lurian Kabbala and Confidant of Elijah Dies

Rabbi Isaac Luria thought evil had been created commensurately with everything else, but could be reversed by 'tikkun olam'.

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On July 25, 1572 (5 Av 5332), the mystic-scholar Rabbi Isaac Luria died, in Safed, in the Galilee. Although Luria himself left behind almost no writings of his own, he had followers – in particular Rabbi...