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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Rabbi Moshe Cordovero (1522-1570) - "The Ramak" - Biographies In Brief

Rabbi Moshe Cordovero (1522-1570) - "The Ramak" - Biographies In Brief: "setting it into a philosophical structure. So respected was he in this endeavor that he was the first Kabbalist honored by having the word "the" added before his initials, and even today is known as "The RaMaK."

In 1542, at the age of twenty, the Ramak heard a heavenly voice urge him to study Kabbalah with his brother-in-law, Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz (author of the L'cha Dodi prayer sung to welcome the Shabbat on Friday evening). He was thus initiated into the mysteries of the Zohar

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