Historical lesson: Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai


Audio lesson (5:08) on the life of Rabbi Shimon ben (or bar) Yochai. Rabbi Shimon was one of the outstanding Talmudic sages after the destruction of the Second Temple by the Romans. He was also a great miracle worker. He is also famous as an author of the holy kabbalistic book of Zohar, which he revealed on the day of his passing on Lag b’Omer.

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