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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Ruchama King Feuerman
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-17 - Publisher: New York Review of Books

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The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Richard Zimler
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-27 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The year is 1506, and the streets of Lisbon are seething with fear and suspicion when Abraham Zarco is found dead, a naked girl at his side. Abraham was a renowned kabbalist, a practitioner of the arcane mysteries of the Jewish tradition at a time when the Jews of Portugal
Credo of a Modern Kabbalist
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Daniel Siegel
Categories: Cabala
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

Making Judaism relevant and crucially significant for this age requires a reformatting that increases its value to its adherents while working in conscious harmony with global and universal concerns.
The Heart is a Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 690
Authors: Tamar Alexander-Frizer, Tamar Alexander
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

A groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the Sephardic folktale as it relates to group identity and narrative culture.
Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: David Brauner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-07 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This book provides a critical overviews of the main writers and key themes of Anglophone Jewish fiction; highlighting the rich diversity of the field, identifying key themes, analysing the main trends in Anglophone Jewish fiction and situating them in a historical context.