Tikkun

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Tikkun/Tikun/Tiqqun (תיקון‎) is a Hebrew word meaning "amending/fixing". It has several connotations in Judaism:

Traditional[edit]

  • Tikkun (book), a book of Torah scroll text
  • Tohu and Tikkun, the two stages of Existence described in the Kabbalah of Isaac Luria
  • Tikkun refers to the nightly/early morning synagogue readings on certain Jewish holidays, for example, Hoshana Rabbah
  • Tikkun HaKlali, ten psalms that correspond to ten types of melody
  • Tikkun olam, the popular Jewish concept of "mending the world"

Contemporary[edit]