By Shlomo Sand,Michel Bilis
By Shlomo Sand,Michel Bilis
By Dr. Joel M. Hoffman
The Bible does not Say That explores what the Bible intended earlier than it was once misinterpreted over the last 2,000 years.
Acclaimed translator and biblical pupil Dr. Joel M. Hoffman walks the reader via dozens of mistranslations, misconceptions, and different misunderstandings in regards to the Bible. In 40 brief, uncomplicated chapters, he covers morality, life style, theology, and biblical imagery, including:
*The Bible does not name homosexuality a sin, and it does not recommend for the one-man-one-woman version of the relations that has been dubbed "biblical."
*The Bible's recognized "beat their swords into plowshares" is matched by way of the militaristic, "beat your plowshares into swords."
*The often-cited New testomony citation "God so enjoyed the area" is a mistranslation, as are the titles "Son of guy" and "Son of God."
*The Ten Commandments do not restrict killing or coveting.
What does the Bible say approximately violence? concerning the Rapture? approximately preserving kosher? approximately marriage and divorce? Hoffman presents solutions to all of those and extra, succinctly explaining how such a lot of pivotal biblical solutions got here to be misunderstood.
By Ruby Ray Karzen
By Margarete Roewer
By Ronald Cox
By Gil. S. Perl
By David Prashker
This ebook is vital interpreting for each Jew, and for all who're attracted to Judaism, or the act of prayer in any shape. No spiritual college school room could be with out it.
By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin
Reconnect with the facility and promise of engagement with Torah—from a modern men's point of view.
This significant contribution to fashionable biblical observation addresses crucial matters of recent men—issues like relationships, sexuality, ambition, paintings and profession, physique photograph, getting older, and existence passages—by beginning them as much as the messages of the Torah. It contains commentaries through essentially the most artistic and influential rabbis, cantors, newshounds, media figures, educators, professors, authors, communal leaders, and musicians in modern Jewish existence, and represents all denominations in Judaism. that includes poignant and probing reflections at the weekly Torah parts, this assortment indicates males how the messages of the Torah intersect with their very own lives through concentrating on glossy men’s issues.
Ideal for somebody short of a brand new, interesting view of Torah, this wealthy source bargains views to motivate we all to achieve deeper which means from the Torah in addition to a heightened appreciation of Judaism and its relevance to our lives.
Contributors: Rabbi Howard A. Addison • Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson • Doug Barden • Rabbi Tony Bayfield, DD • Ariel Beery • Rabbi Joseph Black • Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz • Dr. Norman J. Cohen • Rabbi Mike Comins • Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, PhD • Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz • Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins • Rabbi Edward Feinstein • Rabbi Mordecai Finley, PhD • Wayne L. Firestone • Rabbi David J. Gelfand • Dr. Sander L. Gilman • Ari L. Goldman • Rabbi Daniel Gordis, PhD • Rabbi Arthur eco-friendly • Rabbi Steven Greenberg • Joel Lurie Grishaver • Rabbi Donniel Hartman, PhD • Rabbi Hayim Herring, PhD • Peter Himmelman • Rabbi Walter Homolka, PhD • Rabbi Reuven Kimelman • Rabbi Elliott Kleinman • Cantor Jeff Klepper • Rabbi Peter S. Knobel • Rabbi Harold S. Kushner • Rabbi Daniel Landes • Rabbi Steven Z. Leder • Prof. Julius Lester • Rabbi Robert N. Levine, DD • Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler • Rabbi John Moscowitz • Rabbi Perry Netter • Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky • Rabbi Stephen S. Pearce, PhD • Rabbi Daniel F. Polish • Dennis Prager • Rabbi Jack Riemer • Rabbi Stephen B. Roberts • Rabbi David B. Rosen • Rabbi Jeffrey okay. Salkin • Rabbi Sidney Schwarz, PhD • Rabbi Rami Shapiro • Rabbi Charles Simon • Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz • Craig Taubman • Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman • Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub • Rabbi Avraham (Avi) Weiss • Dr. Ron Wolfson • Rabbi David J. Wolpe • Rabbi David Woznica • Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman • Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel
By Gideon Weitzman
Rav Kook used to be additionally a prolific author and complicated philosopher who constructed a method of knowing the occasions that have been occurring to the Jewish humans. It was once a time of switch, HerzI convened the Zionist Congress in Basel, irreligious Zionists have been relocating to Israel and setting up settlements and kibbutzim. there has been a adverse response from many spiritual leaders to the younger women and men. Darwin's thought and Freud I s new technology have been rising in popularity and plenty of Jews have been drawn extra clear of a standard way of life. Rav Kook was once capable of understand the interior yearnings that followed those innovative alterations. They represented a deep craving inside of those younger Jews for morality, equality, and justice. They learned that the realm was once now not static yet developed and moved in a favorable path. Rav Kook embraced either Zionism and the younger irreligious Zionists. He constructed a philosophy that used to be in response to the kabbalistic inspiration of fusion. the realm looks divided; there's a holiday among heaven and earth, actual and non secular, politics and faith. yet on the middle of all of it, every thing is fused right into a cohesive unit. this can be precise for the person, the country, and all of life. Rav Kook set approximately publicizing his theories and spreading his teachings to younger thinkers, either non secular and secular. This represents the majority of his voluminous writings. Rav Kook by no means wrote a ebook of observation at the Torah, yet he did create a lens wherein we will be able to understand and higher comprehend the Torah. that's the foundation for this book.
By Heather Mendel
|Syzygy? Jung used the time period to explain the balancing of the opposites. Astronomically, syzygy (pronounced si-zi-gee) refers to a particular conjunction of the solar, moon and earth. On mom Earth, the planet we name domestic, we're profoundly motivated via the radiance of the sunlight in addition to the mirrored mild of the moon as we stroll among mild and darkness, bodily and metaphorically. solar power evolves the ego and lunar strength evolves our essence. We research the stability the 2 as we trip the twenty-two pathways of Kabbalah’s Tree of lifestyles. Honoring The Sacred female, the non secular perform provided this is a call for participation to acknowledge and welcome intuitive knowledge extra definitively into daily understanding. A clean interpretation of the normal significant Arcana for girls, right here the patriarchal layering of the playing cards is lifted to bare a undying and well timed revelation of intuitive knowledge in a chain of insightful, profound, and empowering teachings for any girl who needs to learn her personal existence tale as extra sizeable than superficial. Twenty-two of those playing cards reinterpret the Tarot’s significant Arcana. Aligning the playing cards with the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, we entry 3 degrees of soul cognizance, in Hebrew often called nefesh, ruach and neshamah throughout the particular letter, quantity and tale of every card. Meet inspirational archetypes from international tradition to gentle the best way. via meditations and mantras, realize your individual hero’s trip that may be a an important a part of evolving consciousness.Ten extra playing cards representing the sefirot or strength facilities, supply the Tree of lifestyles as an experiential advent to Kabbalah. accident and kabbalah, symbols and synchronicities, metaphors and mantras increase and deepen life’s event. This mythic and metaphoric interpretation liberates those playing cards exclusively from the world of prognostication and provides a meditative and inspirational software for an everyday own perform. Heather Mendel’s stylish, robust pictures, jam-packed with secret and complexity, will endlessly swap how you view the knowledge of the traditional Tarot.|