Israel Sarug

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Israel Sarug Ashkenazi aka Yisroyal Saruk of Jerusalem aka Israel Saruq

Italy / Israel 1590–1610


Comments: Qabalist; Rabbi; , emphasizing Neoplatonism of Lurianic QBLH, spread this formerly secret teaching, in modified form from 15292-1598 to Italy; God's DIN / Geburah / Restriction was the residue coating the "broken Vessels" of the Sepheroth as the LIGHT descended, which explains "Evil', it is Geburah out of balance with God's Mercy, Gedulah; somewhat Gnostic in a monotheistic fashion; taught about the Garments of Glory aka Malbush which clothe the returning Soul, added to Vital and Luria’s teachings on Adam Kadmon; greater use of Gemantria; may have influenced Christian Kabbalah;


Teachers: Moses de Leon ; Moses ben Jacob Cordovero; Isaac Luria, the Ari; RaMCHaL aka Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto; ; Rabbi Joseph Ibn Tabul; Plato; Plotinus; Basilides; Valentinus; Iamblichus ; Rabbi Philo of Alexandria;


Students: Meir Poppers; Menachem Azaria of Fano aka Menahem Azariah da Fano; Abraham Cohen de Herrera of Florence, 1677; Aaron Berechiah of Modena, author of the Ma'abar Yabboḳ aka Ma'abar Yabboḳ, Ḳorban Ta'anit; Abraham Cohen de Herrera; Joseph Del Medigo; Don Karr, 1985; Sharron Shatil; Eisig Silberschlag; Moshe Idel; Daniel C. Matt; Ronit Meroz;

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Organizations: The Ashkenazi

Author: Limmuce Atsilth aka the Doctrine of Emanations aka Limmudei Atsilut, including "Traces"; essay Ḳabbalah, in the Maẓref la-Ḥokmah of Joseph Delmedigo, 1629; Hanhagot Yosher aka Tiḳḳun Ḳeri aka Ḳeri Miḳra, 1752; Ḳonṭres Ne'im Zemirot Yisrael;



Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Sarug; http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/Biblios/lkie.pdf;