The Forlorn Young Woman: A Recently Discovered Fragment of the Zohar

The Zohar, or Sefer ha-Zohar, called in English the Book of Splendor or Book of Radiance, is the most important Jewish mystical text and appeared in Spain at the end of the thirteenth century. Its main author most likely was Moses de León (1240–1305, probably b. León, Spain).

This recently text delves into many mysteries but at its core seems to focus on the importance of perspective in interpreting the universe and its mysteries.

Click here to read this text, along with another text, which comments on the original.

The Forlorn Young Woman