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Many Jews pin a black ribbon to their jacket and then tear that. Press, 1990; Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah (Werblowski, Tr.), Princeton, 1973; On Jews & Judaism in Crisis, Schocken, 1989; and Scholem (Ed.), Zohar--The Book of Splendor: Basic Readings from the Kabbalah, Schocken, 1987 (Scholem was for many years considered the premiere scholar on Kabbalah & Jewish mysticism, though he was rather intellectual, evidently not a practitioner of Kabbalistic meditation himself).

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