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Naftali Hertz ben Yaakov Elchanan

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  1. (Bacharach) (17th century) was a German rabbi, born in Frankfurt, author of the controversial work Emeq HaMelekh on the subject of the Lurianic Kabbalah

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  2. born Valley of the King, 1648, Amsterdam

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  3. seems very likely that Bacharach borrowed heavily from many sources (including Sarug, Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, and Shabbetai Horowitz) without acknowledging the debt (Scholem 1974)

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  4. based mainly on Israel Sarug's Limmudei Azilut (published 1897), incorporating large portions of that text

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  5. The book had a major impact on later kabbalah as it was regarded among many, including the Chabbad Hasidim and the followers of the Vilna Gaon, as an authoritative statement of Luria's kabbala

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  6. Its influence is also evident in Ramchal's system

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