My People S Prayer Book

Author: Lawrence A. Hoffman, Rabbi Ph.D.
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 1683362071
Size: 12.61 MB
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This volume of the My People's Prayer Book series celebrates Shabbat morning and guides us to a new understanding of this day of rest, memory and joy.

My People S Prayer Book Traditional Prayers Modern Commentaries Vol 10

Author: Lawrence A. Hoffman
ISBN: 1459680405
Size: 13.57 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Opens up the traditional Jewish prayer book as a spiritual resource....This groundbreaking new series involves us in a personal dialogue with God, history and tradition, through the heritage of prayer. ''''The prayer book is our Jewish diary of the centuries, a collection of prayers composed by generations of those who came before us, as they endeavored to express the meaning of their lives and their relationship to God. The prayer book is the essence of the Jewish soul.'''' This stunning work, an empowering entryway to the spiritual revival of our times, enables all of us to claim our connection to the heritage of the traditional Jewish prayer book. It helps rejuvenate Jewish worship in today's world, and makes its power accessible to all. Vol. 10 - Shabbat Morning: Shacharit and Musaf (Morning and Additional Services) features the authentic Hebrew text with a new translation that lets people know exactly what the prayers say. Introductions explain what to look for in the prayers, and how to truly use the commentaries to find meaning in the prayer book. Framed with beautifully designed Talmud - style pages, commentaries from many of today's most respected Jewish scholars from all movements of Judaism examine Shacharit and Musaf from the perspectives of ancient Rabbis and modern theologians, as well as feminist, halakhic, Talmudic, linguistic, biblical, Chasidic, mystical, and historical perspectives.

The Seven Beggars Other Kabbalistic Tales Of Rebbe Nachman Of Breslov

Author: Naḥman (of Bratslav)
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 9781580232500
Size: 12.31 MB
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For centuries, spiritual teachers have told stories to convey lessons about God and perceptions of the world around us. Hasidic master Rebbe Nachman of Breslov perfected this teaching method through his captivating and entertaining stories which are fast-moving, richly structured, and filled with penetrating insights. This collection presents Rebbe Nachman's beloved teachings, translated by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan and accompanied by illuminating commentary drawn from the works of Rebbe Nachman's pupils. With a preface by Rabbi Chaim Kramer, this important work brings authentic interpretations of Rebbe Nachman's stories to English-speaking readers, allowing them to see the rich heritage of Torah and Kabbalah that underlies each word of his teachings. (Previously published in hardcover by Breslov Research Institute as Rabbi Nachman's Stories [ISBN 0-930213-02-5].)

The Book Of Words

Author: Lawrence Kushner
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 9781580230209
Size: 18.78 MB
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In the incomparable manner of his award-winning "The Book of Letters: A Mystical Alphabet", Kushner now lifts up and shakes the dust off 30 primary religious words used to describe the spiritual dimension of our lives.

The Earth Is The Lord S

Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 9781879045422
Size: 19.14 MB
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Powerfully and beautifully portrays a bygone Jewish culture. An eloquent masterpiece, originally published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Includes woodcut illustrations by Ilya Schor.

Discovering Jewish Meditation

Author: Nan Fink Gefen
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 9781580234627
Size: 16.43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A supportive and wise guide that is an absolute must for anyone who wants to learn Jewish meditation or improve their practice now updated and expanded! Nan Fink Gefen teaches you how to meditate on your own, and starts you on the path to a deeper connection with the Divine and to greater insight about your own life. The most comprehensive introduction to a time honored practice: Answers commonly asked questions about the nature and history of Jewish meditation, and examines how it differs from other meditative practices Shows beginners how to start their practice, including where and how to do it Gives step-by-step instructions for meditations that are at the core of Jewish meditative practice Explains the challenges and rewards of a Jewish meditative practice.