About This Text
Written by Rabbi Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, one of the major Kabbalists from Safed in the 16th century, Tomer Devorah is an ethical treatise which promotes Imitatio Dei, imitating the Divine. Sefer Tomer Devorah presents attributes of God and explains how to improve oneself by incorporating these attributes into one’s life. Sefer Tomer Devorah was written in Hebrew and was first published in Venice in 1588.
Author: Moshe Cordovero
Composed: Safed, c.1546 - c.1570 CE