By Steven Schwarzman
Shma Koleinu: A Jewish People's statement at the Siddur will take you thru deep reflections on prayers within the Jewish prayerbook, supplying you with new insights into the prayers and new braveness to discover your own.
Rabbi Steven Schwarzman and different writers, together with rabbis, cantors, and "ordinary" humans - humans similar to you - delve deeply into the prayers, their texts, their historical past, their melodies - and simply as deeply into themselves.
As the Talmud says, come and listen to. Come and listen to those voices, and use them to reinforce your individual voice in deeper Jewish prayer.
"Shma Koleinu: A Jewish People's observation at the Siddur is simply what the Jewish group wishes: a observation that involves actual and private prayer reviews. this isn't a got rid of, ivory-tower, number of philosophical theories, yet really a set of down-to-earth, engaged, deeply felt responses to the Jewish worship event. this is the reason it's so powerfully inspiring!" - Rabbi Jeff Hoffman, D.H.L., Rabbi-in-Residence and Professor of Liturgy on the Academy for Jewish faith, NY.
"Rabbi Steven Schwarzman has collected a correct selection of inspiring interpretations of a number of the most crucial prayers within the Siddur. analyzing those significant and private readings at the Jewish treasure-house of petitions, supplications, and phrases of compliment, will vastly improve the religious event of any worshiper." - Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, writer, within the SPIRIT: INSIGHTS FOR non secular RENEWAL within the twenty first CENTURY
By Jacob Neusner,Bruce Chilton
By Rabbi Benjamin Blech
By Michael Salamon
By Zev Eleff,Jacob J Schacter
Modern Orthodox Judaism bargains an intensive choice of fundamental texts documenting the Orthodox come across with American Judaism that ended in the emergence of the trendy Orthodox move. Many texts during this quantity are drawn from episodes of clash that helped shape smooth Orthodox Judaism. those comprise the traditionalists’ reaction to the early expressions of Reform Judaism, in addition to incidents that helped outline the widening changes among Orthodox and Conservative Judaism within the early 20th century. different texts discover the inner struggles to keep up order and stability as soon as Orthodox Judaism had separated itself from different spiritual movements.
Zev Eleff combines released files with seldom-seen archival assets in tracing sleek Orthodoxy because it constructed right into a established stream, demonstrated its personal associations, and encountered severe occasions and issues—some that contributed to shaping the circulate and others that triggered pressure inside of it. A common advent explains the increase of the flow and places the texts in old context. short introductions to every part consultant readers during the files of this new, dynamic Jewish expression.
By Yaacov Shavit,Shoshana Sitton,Chaya Naor
By Rabbi William Cutter,Michele F. Prince LCSW MAJCS
Midrash offers a progressive advisor throughout the so much tricky passages of our existence stories.
This groundbreaking quantity examines the non secular shortfalls of our present therapeutic setting and explores how midrash can help see past the actual points of therapeutic to music in for your religious source.
Pushing the limits of Jewish wisdom, physicians, rabbis, social employees, psychologists and philosophers examine the position of midrashic pondering in addressing possible intractable social and private concerns. subject matters mentioned include:
- How metaphors and parables can reduction healing
- How Jewish culture can tell and enhance wellbeing and fitness, hospice and nursing-home care
- New methods of analyzing Jewish texts within the dialogue of clinical ethics
- The position of neighborhood in addressing getting older, loss and suffering.
By David Patterson
While the Hebrew language is vital to the research, the reader needn't have a data of Hebrew which will persist with it. crucial studying for college students and students of Judaism, this ebook can also be of price to a person attracted to the kinds of pondering that shape humanity's final concerns.
By Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
No determine looms better in Jewish tradition than Moses, and few have tales extra enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many books on Jewish proposal, turns her awareness to Moses during this remarkably wealthy, evocative book.
Drawing on a extensive diversity of sources—literary in addition to psychoanalytic, a wealth of classical Jewish texts along George Eliot, W. G. Sebald, and Werner Herzog—Zornberg bargains a bright and unique portrait of the biblical Moses. Moses's vexing character, his doubtful origins, and his turbulent relatives along with his personal everyone is acutely explored through Zornberg, who sees this tale, informed and retold, as an important not just to the biblical prior but additionally to the way forward for Jewish history.