Saruk, Israel

(fl. 16th-17th cent)
   Egyptian kabbalist. He created his own version of Isaac Luria's doctrines. From 1594 to 1600 he propounded his views in Italy and founded a school of kabbalists. Subsequently he lived in Ragusa and Salonica. He produced various kabbalistic works.

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