Rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai

The grave of this second century rabbi is the site of a large annual pilgrimage.

The Shechinah: A Supernal Mother

A Kabbalistic interpretation of the suffering of the Jews in Egypt and their ultimate redemption.

Samuel David Luzzatto (Shadal)

19th-century Italian scholar/poet who questioned authorship of the Zohar.

Jewish Texts

Is anything written by a Jew a Jewish text, and who decides?

The Zohar

This influential work of Jewish mysticism continues to inspire spiritual seekers.