- the theory of creation, in Lurianic Kabbalah, that G-d withdrew Himself to enable the creation of the universe
- "In the shiyur today, we learned that the Gra (Rabbi Elijah of Vilna) understands that tzimtzum is to be understood literally."
Languages of Origin
צמצום tzimtzum 'contraction'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand
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