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The Golden Age of Tzfat

The Jews in Exile

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The Golden Age of Tzfat: The Jews in Exile

After the Spanish expulsion, many prominent rabbis found their way to the city of Tzfat (Safed) in northern Israel. Among them were the Kabbalist Rabbi Isaac Luria; Rabbi Joseph Caro, the author of the Shulchan Aruch; and Rabbi Shlomo Halevi Alkabetz, composer of the Sabbath hymn “Lecha Dodi.”
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History, Alshich, R. Moshe, R. Chaim ibn Attar (Ohr HaChaim), Safed, R. Isaac Luria, Caro, R. Joseph, Jewish History