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The Saintly Men of Safed, pp. 763-869 Summary

The fifteenth century is the age of exploration and expansion. It is the era of the Renaissance. Repression of the Jews continues. In Podi, Rabbi Zaki tells his wife that they will have to leave Podi and says that he wants to depart that week. The next day, he asks the duke for permission and is denied. His wife is at first opposed to the idea but then relents, seeing that they cannot continue the way they are. He and his family eventually receive permission to emigrate. They sail for Salonica in 1541 before the Inquisition beings in Italy. They eventually arrive in Safed.

Dr. Abulafia lives in Spain and watches the burning of one of his patients in the Inquisition. He is worried that the man might have informed about his...

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