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  7/12/2013, Av 5, 5773

Hundreds to Tomb of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria in Tzfat


Hundreds of people went to the Tomb of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria (Ha ARI, Ha ARI Hakadosh or Ha ARI zal) in Tzfat's Old Cemetery Thursday evening, including the pre-dawn hours of Friday morning, to mark the 441st anniversary of his passing on the Jewish calendar. Rabbi Luria is considered the father of contemporary Kabbalah, also known as Lurianic Kabbalah.

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