Arie Chark

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Regarded as a rabbi by some and a rascal by others, Reb Arie has come to understand that personal narratives are messy -- and nothing is messier than one's own honest autobiography, from which only valid spiritual experience can form.

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Books

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 and 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.
Siddur Pri Etz Ha'Dar Ha'Yom: The Storyteller's Megila for Purim
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Jewish
This lucid, idiomatic English interpretation of the Purim Megila – the Book of Esther – uncovers the storyteller's craft of Torah transmission. Megilat Estèr is especially instructive – and a challenge for traditional storytellers.The traditional themes we take for granted are not obvious to the storyteller(s) responsible for the Megila – the primary example being G!d's absence from the narrative.
Siddur Pri Etz Hadar Ha'Yom: The Storyteller's Tu Bi'Shvat Hagada
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Jewish
Pri Étz Ha'Dar Ha'Yom. The siddur is a library of Jewish civilisation — and thus Siddur Pri Étz Ha'Dar Ha'Yom is a specialist library of Jewish civilisation. A search for the spiritual core of Jewish prayer, Siddur Pri Étz Ha'Dar Ha'Yom uniquely presents Jewish prayer as a search for meaning This edition presents Tu Bi'Shvat, a spiritual search for nature – or is is a natural search for spirit?
Qesher Le'Qodesh Dvarim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
An idiomatic English interpretation of the weekday sedrot (Torah readings) for Dvarim (Deuteronomy), this English version of the Hebrew original intends to uncover the storyteller's craft of Torah transmission. Torah transmits in three voices: prophetic, priestly, and political. Dvarim is exclusively political. It fascinates me, and I'm certain it will also fascinate you. Read it and find out!
Qesher Le'Qodesh Bamidbar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
An idiomatic English interpretation of the weekday sedrot (Torah readings) for Ba'Midbar (Numbers), this English version of the Hebrew original intends to uncover the storyteller's craft of Torah transmission. Bamidbar's challenge fascinates: it's not always evident what voice is speaking. These deeply personal dramatic narratives transform both the actors and the audience. Find out how!
the Storyteller's Chumash: Exodus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The storyteller's Torah knows three vocal traditions: prophetic, priestly, and political. Modern Jewish rhetoric emphasizes Exodus's dramatic lore. The Egyptians oppress, Israel's Children are oppressed, and a larger than life figure relieves them of their oppression. Spirituality complicates life, Exodus's narratives are complicated, though not complex: spiritual struggle is universal. Learn it.
The Storyteller's Torah: Genesis
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Essay » Literature
A lucid English interpretation of the weekday sedrot (Torah readings) for Bréshit (Genesis). The weekday sedrot are read during Mincha (Afternoon Services) every Shabbat afternoon and during Shacahar'it (Morning Services) at every Monday and Thursday. This edition does not include a commentary. It intends to instruct those who acquire Torah as drama rather than as Scripture.
A Love Letter To Shabbat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A Love Letter To Shabbat is a poetry collection. It is not well-suited for conventional use as a birkon ("song book"). The traditional birkon structure presents poetic brachot (blessings) for Shabbat, Chagim (festivals) and Yomim Tovim (holy days); Birkat Ja'Mazon (Grace After Meals); and Z'mirot (songs).
Inspired By Leonard Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Leonard Cohen's strong spirituality was probably spiritually Jewish rather than Jewishly spiritual. Six Leonard Cohen songs inspired these six Jewish spiritual poems: Bird On A Wire, Dance Me To The End of Love, Everybody Knows, First We Take Manhattan, Halellujah, and Suzanne. Inspired By Leonard Cohen is poetic and musical, much like the Torah to which these six poems by Reb Arie contribute.
Siddur Qol Ha'Maqom – The G!dly Voice Prayerbook: Birkat Ha'Mazon – Grace After Meals
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The contemporary English interpretation of Siddur Qol Ha'Maqom's Birkat Ha'Mazon (Grace After Meals). Siddur Qol Ha'Maqom – The G!dly Voice Prayerbook renders interprets Hebrew into a contemporary, sensible, and sensitive English. This interpretation intends to be useful for both liberal and halachic Jews.

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