Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Shalom Sharabi (1720-1777), known by the acronym of his name, Rashash. Sharabi was born in Yemen, traveled through India, and on to Damascus, before finally settling in Israel. He was a master kabbalist, and his prayer book, Nehar Shalom, includes mystical meditations on various prayers and mitzvot. He is buried on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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