By Michael Konkel
By Michael Konkel
By Dr. Akiva Gamliel Belk
About 13 weeks ahead of Passover i started sharing with scholars at B'nai Noach Torah Institute, LLC approximately Passover. My purpose used to be to assist scholars commence considering and getting ready good prematurely for Passover in order that whilst Passover arrived they might be ready to completely take part and luxuriate in Passover. Jews who're at the outskirts of Jewish Observance can reconnect utilizing my ebook. people who aren't Jewish who're curious who need a basic to stick to fascinating dialogue approximately Passover will locate this e-book to be a pal they could reference many times.
Passover is an excellent vacation. i really wish you to benefit from the Goodness our lord god meant for this season.
Dr. Akiva Gamliel Belk
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By Richard Elliott Friedman
In this groundbreaking and insightful new statement, one of many world's prime biblical students unveils the harmony and continuity of the Torah for the fashionable reader. Richard Elliott Friedman, the bestselling writer of Who Wrote the Bible?, integrates the newest discoveries in biblical archaeology and learn with the end result of years of expertise learning and instructing the Bible to light up the simple which means of the textual content -- "to shed new mild at the Torah and, extra very important, to open home windows in which it sheds its mild on us."
While different commentaries are mostly collections of reviews via a couple of students, this can be a unified remark at the Torah by means of a unmarried pupil, the main unified by way of a Jewish student in centuries. It comprises the unique Hebrew textual content, a brand new translation, and an authoritative, accessibly written interpretation and research of every passage that is still excited about the that means of the Torah as a complete, displaying how its separate books are united into one cohesive, all-encompassing sacred literary masterpiece. This landmark paintings is destined to take its position as a vintage within the libraries of lay readers and students alike, as we search to appreciate the importance of the scriptural texts for our lives at the present time, and for years to come.
By Rachel Pollack
Kabbalah's most renowned image, the Tree of lifestyles, has develop into the organizing precept at the back of our human efforts to appreciate the realm. utilizing Hermann Haindl's lush depiction of the Tree of lifestyles, Rachel Pollack examines the message in the back of this historic image. She takes a non-denominational method - drawing upon strange assets reminiscent of tribal and shamanic traditions, sleek technology, modern Kabbalists, tarot interpreters, and a comic author - to discover the Tree's which means. alongside the way in which, we research extra approximately Kabbalah's background, texts, mystical options, and why this esoteric culture has sprung up back within the twenty-first century.
By Christoph Ochs
By Aaron Raskin
“The Torah believes within the power and features of each guy, lady or baby, Jew and gentile alike, and obviously believes that women and men have been created equivalent, and with their very own specific, revered function on this planet. “ - Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin
Where could the Jewish humans be with no the discernment and knowledge of Jewish girls - traits they own a ways in far more than males? again and again, holy textual content and real-life adventure end up this. "The Talmud finds that it was once within the advantage of the righteous girls that our forefathers have been redeemed from the land of Egypt," writes the writer. "About this, the Arizal explains that the souls of this iteration are a reincarnation of these souls, and consequently, the ladies of this new release will once more lead to the redemption for all people."
This booklet goals to teach that it's a wrong trust that Judaism values the male contribution to its day-by-day liturgy and existence greater than the feminine. In a transparent and compassionate variety, it lays out conventional observance and new scholarship with easy language. eventually, the Jewish woman's position as ubiquitous strength in lifestyle turns into transparent: her strength is sophisticated, mystical, transformative. Her function isn't really marginal, you have to.
Mystical teachings let us know that ladies have been granted figuring out (bina) in better degree, and as a result purely they could remodel an idea of knowledge (chochmah) into motion (daat). for this reason, we would extrapolate that no holy factor can turn up if, not directly, a woman's knowledge isn't really at the back of it.
Discernment is a feminine caliber; and it is time we understood and said its presence in day-by-day Jewish life.
By Theresa Marx
By Dean Phillip Bell
By J. Julius Scott Jr.
By Chananya Weissman