An Introduction to Kabbalah, with Sarah Sonneborn
ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are the ten spheres of Kabbalah?
Sarah Sonneborn is an Israeli historian. She has a master’s degree in the History of Spain and Sephardi Judaism from the University of Alcalá de Henares in Spain, and has done doctoral studies in Spanish and Universal history at Bar-Ilan University in Israel and the Spanish National Research Council. Sarah has been a lecturer at the Institute of History at Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany, and has also taught at the University of Haifa, Bar-Ilan University and IDC Herzliya in Israel. She currently lives in Madrid, where she works with youth in the Education Department of the Jewish Community.
Aside from her expertise in history, Sarah is very knowledgeable about Kabbalah, and this week she is sharing some of her knowledge with us. If you are interested in learning more about this subject, Sarah recommends reading The Thirteen Petalled Rose, by Adin Steinsaltz.