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Judah Halevi Biography and Poems

Judah Halevi Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Judah Halevi, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Halevi, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi ; Hebrew : ; Arabic : ; c. 1075 – 1141) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher. He was born in Spain, either in Toledo or Tudela, in 1075 or 1086, and died shortly after arriving in Palestine in 1141. Halevi is considered one of the greatest Hebrew poets, celebrated both for his religious and secular poems, many of which appear in present-day liturgy. His greatest philosophical work was The Kuzari .

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