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Gate to the Heart: A Manual of Contemplative Jewish Practice
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
"For me, Gate to the Heart is the one essential book by Reb Zalman. Although there are others that go into more depth and are more expansive on certain topics, none convey his authentic voice and brilliant creativity more that this one. It is the book that I want to carry with me at all times, a true vade mecum that one can consult again and again to renew one's spiritual practice."
The Wondering Jew My Journey into Judaism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
An uncomplicated and intensely personal book that helps the reader understand the basics of Judaism.You will laugh, you will cry, and you will question as you are challenged to contemplate the mysteries of Judaism: angels and reincarnation, reward and punishment, good and evil. I hope you will join me on this journey.
The Grief Journey and the Afterlife: Jewish Pastoral Care for Bereavement
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
"Simcha Paull Raphael is a skilled and compassionate guide to the terrain of grief. His elegant weaving of Jewish custom, psychological wisdom and visions of the afterlife provides an invaluable resource for anyone caring for Jewish mourners on their path from loss toward wholeness." --- Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, author of Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit and Grace Beyond Midlife
Journey Through the Wilderness: A Mindfulness Approach to the Ancient Jewish Practice of Counting the Omer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
In "Journey Through the Wilderness," Rabbi Yael Levy gathers wisdom from Psalms and the Jewish mystical tradition into a unique mindfulness approach to the ancient Jewish practice of Counting the Omer. Using insights gained from more than a decade of her own spiritual exploration, she has created a guide for beginners and those with experience in this practice.
Crucifixion in First-Century Judaism
You set the price! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
A short, scholarly summary of crucifixion in Judaism, applied to the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. 2,250 words plus end notes.
The Never Ending Story: A Passover Story from the Table of the Karalovitzer Magid
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The Passover seder is observed even in Jewish homes that aren't especially religious. The principal ceremony at every seder and in every Passover Hagada is always the Passover story ("Magid"). The Never Ending Story uses English idioms to explain Hebrew wordpla. This makes The Never Ending Story a unique, lively edition of the Passover Hagada with a lucid, meaningful English anyone can understand.
Living and Dying in Ancient Times: Death, Burial, and Mourning in Biblical Tradition
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
"Those already familiar with Simcha Paull Raphael’s classic study Jewish Views of the Afterlife will welcome this insightful essay that almost reads as a prerequisite to his previous work. Here the author presents a dual perspective, both historical and contemporary, and guides the reader through a fascinating maze of biblical and midrashic texts rigorously scrutinized and analysed."