Window of the Soul: The Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria by James David Dunn,Rabbi Ernesto Yattah,Nathan Snyder

By James David Dunn,Rabbi Ernesto Yattah,Nathan Snyder

In this deep and strong ebook, the Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-1572) is translated from the unique passages of Hebrew. those luminous and sacred passages demonstrate the main profound teachings of the certainty of God and of our universe, encouraged via the reality of the Torah. a few four hundred years ahead of Albert Einstein proposed his thought of Relativity of the outer universe to the clinical group, Luria disclosed to his scholars his idea of the interior universe and its evolution in the brain of the Ineffable.

Seventy-seven years after the exile from Spain of the Jewish humans, in a small cost in top Galilee known as Safed, Isaac Luria was once to reply to not just the Jewish people's inner most questions of exile and homelessness, yet to give an explanation for the interior worlds of the spirit and in their evolution that ended in the final word delivery of our cosmos. it really is this evolution that displays the foundation and heritage of souls, in line with the lessons of Rabbi Luria.

Whether we're the results of cosmic goal or coincidence, God has hooked up us to those solutions and to the drama of construction that has made us. Window of the Soul is the 1st and purely accomplished collection of Isaac Luria's teachings from the unique passages of Hebrew. it truly is fantastically written, it really is unique Kabbalah, and it opens doorways within the human center which were locked for hundreds of thousands of years.

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Judaism: History, Belief and Practice by Dan Cohn-Sherbok

By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Written by way of an skilled collage instructor, who's additionally a student and rabbi, this wide textbook provides an unrivalled consultant to the background, trust and perform of Judaism. starting with the traditional Near-Eastern historical past, it covers early Israelite heritage, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the increase of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian lands. It additionally explores the early sleek interval and the improvement of Jewry during the 19th and 20th centuries. Extracts from fundamental assets are used to brighten up the narrative and supply concrete examples of Jewish civilization. Judaism:

  • introduces texts and commentaries, together with the Hebrew Bible, rabbinic texts, mystical literature, Jewish philosophy and Jewish theology

  • provides the abilities essential to comprehend those step-by-step

  • explains tips to interpret the key occasions in nearly 4,000 years of Jewish history

  • supports research with dialogue questions about the valuable historic and spiritual concerns, comprises key examining for every bankruptcy and an intensive bibliography

  • illustrates the improvement of Judaism, its strategies and observances, with approximately 2 hundred maps and photographs.

A significant other site hyperlinks every one bankruptcy to different on-line assets, and offers information on actions and aid for teachers.

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A Practical Guide to Rabbinic Counseling: A Jewish Lights by PhD, Rabbi Yisrael N. Levitz,MD, Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski

By PhD, Rabbi Yisrael N. Levitz,MD, Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski

Provides the needful wisdom and functional guidance for the most universal counseling situations.

Today's rabbis, as well as being non secular leaders in their congregations, also are anticipated to be powerfuble counselors to contributors in their group. but rabbis frequently suppose inadequately ready for the tricky demanding situations in their counseling role.

To many, rabbinic counseling seems to be deceptively easy, requiring not more than strong instinct, reasonable judgment and honest empathy. sturdy counseling, in fact, is a fancy method requiring a mix of information, ability, self-awareness and an figuring out of human dynamics.

This groundbreaking book—written in particular for group rabbis and non secular counselors—reflects the knowledge of professional execs, who supply transparent guidance and brilliant thoughts for powerful rabbinic counseling.

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Zionists in Interwar Czechoslovakia: Minority Nationalism by Tatjana Lichtenstein

By Tatjana Lichtenstein

This publication offers an unconventional historical past of minority nationalism in interwar jap Europe. targeting an influential team of grassroots activists, Tatjana Lichtenstein uncovers Zionist tasks meant to maintain the flourishing Jewish nationwide lifestyles in Czechoslovakia.The publication exhibits that Zionism was once no longer an go out technique for Jews, yet as a price tag of admission to the societies they already known as home.It explores how and why Zionists predicted minority nationalism so one can build Jews’ belonging and civic equality in Czechoslovakia.By giving voice to the variety of aspirations inside of interwar Zionism, the e-book deals a clean view of minority nationalism and kingdom development in japanese Europe.

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Jewish Roots Journey: Memoirs of a Mizpah by Nancy Petrey

By Nancy Petrey

Jewish Roots trip: Memoirs of a Mizpah is the private testimony of 1 girl who has been on a trip of discovery. As you stick to her in this trip you may be entertained, challenged, and encouraged. it's an attractive tale of God's top and non secular development in the neighborhood of faith.

Author Nancy Petrey stocks how she received a deeper knowing of Scripture, church background, and the heritage of contemporary Israel. a few of these revelations have been stunning and demanded a reaction. Nancy relates many "God-incidences" and "clues" from the Holy Spirit that saved her on target in her journey.

The chapters on "Give Me again My Money," "Wild Rides," and "Colorful Characters" will entertain the reader. different chapters, resembling "Prayers, Persecution, and Suicide Bombers," will motivate the reader to boldness. through the e-book readers might be challenged to dig deeper and take in their tasks as Christian believers, together with praying for the peace of Jerusalem and dealing for the day whilst Jew and Gentile may be one new guy in Christ (Ephesians 2:14-16).

[NOTE: there's a small variety of Hebrew characters so one can now not look on a few older Kindle models.]

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Beyond the Instant: Timeless Jewish Wisdom for a Modern, by Mark Wildes

By Mark Wildes

greater than ever, youth at the present time are trying to find a feeling of function and path. Advances in technology and know-how have given our iteration possibilities our grandparents might merely dream of, but our want for that means and values is extra unfulfilled than ever. starting to be dependancy to speedy gratification and attachment to circumstantial highs go away us missing in terms of long term contentment.

Beyond the Instant indicates teenagers tips on how to enhance their lives via religion. It examines ten diversified parts of latest life?including friendship, family members, courting, cash, and career?to show how a go back to spirituality may help humans locate happiness and delight. It addresses many vital questions alongside the way in which: what's the real position of intercourse in relationships? what's the importance of failure? How can humans particularly make a distinction within the world?

In the booklet, Rabbi Mark Wildes attracts upon Jewish culture and knowledge to deliver a feeling of stability, balance, and function to the usually frenzied and infrequently directionless twenty-first-century lifestyle. every one bankruptcy examines what the Torah has to claim a couple of specific hindrance of contemporary lifestyles after which exhibits how hundreds of thousands of years of rabbinical teachings should be utilized to the modern state of affairs. Written in a relatable and fascinating type, it exhibits how religion and faith delivers a pragmatic advisor to discovering happiness that is going past the instant.

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Das jüdische Neue Testament und der christliche Glaube: by Hubert Frankemölle

By Hubert Frankemölle

Jesus battle Jude, ebenso Paulus - diese für den jüdisch-christlichen conversation elementare Voraussetzung steht am Ende eines jahrzehntelangen mühsamen Lernprozesses in den christlichen Kirchen nach der nationalsozialistischen Zeit und nach der Schoa. Nach wie vor gibt der Glaube an das Handeln des Gottes Israels in Jesus von Nazareth die bleibende Trennlinie zwischen jüdischem und christlichem Glauben an. Aber nicht jede Glaubensaussage ist vom Ursprung her christlich, wie Christen vielfach meinen. used to be meint "Jesus ist Sohn Gottes"? Können die Deutungen des Todes Jesu noch als jüdische Deutungen verstanden werden, etwa das Bekenntnis, dass er sterben "musste" oder sein Leben als "Lösegeld für die vielen" hingegeben hat? Kann der Glaube daran, dass Gott Jesus "auferweckt hat", jüdisch verstanden werden? was once meint dann "Jesus ist der Erste der Entschlafenen"? Verdrängt der Glaube an Jesus Christus den Glauben an den einen-einzigen Gott? Für die Besinnung auf das, was once christlichen Glauben ausmacht, wie auch für die Reflexion über die Voraussetzungen des jüdisch-christlichen Dialogs bietet dieses Buch das notwendige Grundlagenwissen.

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah: The Complete Planning Guide by J. H. Dies

By J. H. Dies

even if you're a expert occasion planner attempting to convey your consumers an international type Bar or Bat Mitzvah event, or a dad or mum trying to have a good time this significant social gathering with a different baby, this ebook comprises every little thing you want to get the task done.

Award successful writer J.H.Dies, who has written a few top promoting books on occasion making plans brings you a contemporary and up-to-date examine developing the simplest occasion attainable.

As an advantage, those Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah making plans instruments during this e-book can be found from the writer in digital shape to be personalized as you notice healthy, at no cost along with your buy of this book.

Tools during this publication include:

Cost projections to aid plan and scale your event;
Budgeting instruments that song estimates, ultimate charges, and overall budget;
A designated making plans list with Dated Chronology that covers each element of the non secular and occasion making plans information wanted on your Bar/Bat Mitzvah;
Venue Screening instrument to make sure the appropriate place;
Food and Beverage making plans instruments that might support plan and scale food and drinks for these on a budget;
Comprehensive visitor record administration software that tracks invites despatched, RSVP, presents, thanks notes despatched and more;
Photographer/DJ Qualification inquiries to warrantly a memorable and unique event;
Comprehensive Bar/Bat Mitzvah Reception making plans software that covers each element from traditions, to tune, so not anything is forgotten;

While every little thing during this publication is designed for use by means of pros, or people with much less adventure making plans a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, we have now additionally further dance flooring making plans instruments, occasion subject rules, and masses more.

and a lot more!

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Neuanfang und Kontinuität in Jerusalem: Studien zu den by Raik Heckl

By Raik Heckl

Raik Heckl geht den hermeneutischen Strategien bei der Abfassung der Esra-Nehemia-Komposition nach. Diese geben einen Einblick in die politisch-religiösen Diskurse der Abfassungszeit und ermöglichen Rückschlüsse, warum eine Rekontextualisierung der rezipierten älteren Vorlagen vorgenommen wurde. Das Esra-Nehemia-Buch ist eine spätnachexilische Programmschrift, die die Rückkehr aus dem Babylonischen Exil, den Jerusalemer Tempel und die Jerusalemer Auslegung der Tora als ausschließliche Grundlagen des nachexilischen Israel erweisen sollte. Ihr Hintergrund conflict die Auseinandersetzung mit der Gemeinschaft, die sich in Samaria mit dem Tempel auf dem Garizim als religiöses Zentrum entwickelte. Der Neuanfang wird auf eine angeblich ungebrochene Kontinuität der Erwählung Jerusalems und der auf sie bezogenen Auslegung der Tora aufgebaut und dem Tempel auf dem Garizim und einer entsprechend abweichenden Auslegung der Tora entgegengesetzt.

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