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Zohar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zohar A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Heb. zōhar, candor, splendor

Usage

In literature:

The defects of the Zohar are in keeping with this imposture.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
After this he is to repeat certain portions of the Mishnah, and something of the Zohar or some other Kabbalistic work.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
The fact is that the main ideas of the Zohar find confirmation in the Talmud.
"Secret Societies And Subversive Movements" by Nesta H. Webster
A similar idea is in the Zohar, compare Qabbalah, etc., by Isaac Myer.
"Scarabs" by Isaac Myer
The Zohar follows up this teaching strictly, although with amplifications.
"Reincarnation and the Law of Karma" by William Walker Atkinson
In this capacity he permitted (1557) the publication of the "Zohar," and edited the "Tur" in 1558.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ" by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
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In news:

Michael Bar-Zohar is certainly right to extol the humanity of Bulgarians during the Holocaust ("Bulgaria, Too, Rescued Jews From Hitler," letter, Oct 16).
Montclair's Zohar Atkins is Rhodes Scholars.
Zohar is the music project of Erran Baron-Cohen, brother of Sasha.
He worked on the soundtracks to such hilarious shows as Borat and Da Ali G Show, but Zohar is much more serious and just as cool.
One evening, I told him how unhappy I was not to be able to find in Sighet a master to teach me the Zohar, the Kabbalistic works, the secrets of Jewish mysticism.
"This is a whole new way of delivering therapeutic benefit in the field of cognition, " says Zohar.
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In science:

It is a pleasure to thank Simone Giombi, Amit Giveon, Nissan Itzhaki, Zohar Komargodski, David Kutasov, Juan Maldacena, Eliezer Rabinovici, Sandip Trivedi, Spenta Wadia, Xi Yin, and especially Shiraz Minwalla for many useful discussions.
Correlation Functions of Large N Chern-Simons-Matter Theories and Bosonization in Three Dimensions
Gaillard for useful discussions as well as Zohar Komargodski, Keith Dienes, and Brooks Thomas for clarifying remarks on earlier drafts.
Conserved supercurrents and Fayet-Iliopoulos terms in supergravity
The 91 function certainly belongs to the set of significant textbook examples, because it is mentioned on at least 14 pages of Zohar Manna’s well known text, Mathematical Theory of Computation .
Textbook examples of recursion
Zohar Manna, Mathematical Theory of Computation (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974).
Textbook examples of recursion
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