Jewish Philosophy of Religion

Tsimtsum In Life Of Pi, Part 2 (Daniel Reiser)

The following is the second of a four-part series. The first can be found here. Hasidism, which translated Kabbalah into psychological categories, was a target of Elyashiv’s criticism.[1] He likewise opposed Kabbalists active in Jerusalem, such as R. Abraham Isaac Kook and R. Yehuda Leib Ashlag, who offered sociological or nationalistic interpretations of kabbalistic notions.[2] […]