- a medieval mystical work, consisting chiefly of interpretations of and commentaries on the Pentateuch: the definitive work of Jewish cabala.
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Yesh Atid MK, Ruth Calderon, taught Talmud and Professor Yehuda Liebes taught Zohar.
Because they knew that his teachings from the Zohar would be accompanied by music and hand clapping.
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And that leanings toward this doctrine were to be found in the Zohar they could not deny.
What if the Zohar should prove not to be genuine, but only a supposititious work?
This he found rather in his own mind than in the Zohar or in the writings of Lurya.
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- Judaism a mystical work, consisting of a commentary on parts of the Pentateuch and the Hagiographa, probably composed in the 2nd century ad
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Word Origin and History for zohar
1680s, Hebrew, literally "light, splendor."
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