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Explore the ancient and enduring spirit of the Jewish tradition with this exquisite coloring book for adults. Jewish artist Adam Rhine has created intricate Judaic motifs such as Magen Davids, menorahs, and Hebrew calligraphy for you to bring to vivid life with the colors of your choice. Each illustration is paired with verses from the Torah, Psalms, and the Prophets that enlighten the reader and encourage further study into the meanings of the carefully selected themes.
A stunning collection of divine masterpieces from a visionary artist features dozens of images in honor of Jewish holidays, Torah passages, Sabbath practices, and more, accompanied by supplementary instruction that invites the contemplation of hidden meanings.
Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe, famously stated that we must "live with the times," thereby experiencing the teachings of the Torah related to each week of the year. Similar to the zodiac, where every month has its own symbolism, every week of the Jewish calendar also has a unique meaning. Kahane and Wainer explain that the calendar is the master key to unlock the hidden rationale behind the formal structure of ancient sacred texts, as well as
Gates of Repentance with services, readings, meditations and songs for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, now contains contemporary, gender-inclusive language throughout and will replace the existing edition as the High Holy Day prayerbook of the Reform Movement. This newly revised edition has been designed for compatibility on a page-by-page basis with the previous edition to ensure maximum consistency and to enable side-by-side use in your congregation. Like its companion, Gates of Prayer, this volume combines the old with the new
In 921/2, the Jews of Palestine and Babylonia disagreed about the calendar, and celebrated their festivals, through two years, on different dates. Sacha Stern re-edits the texts from the Cairo Genizah, contributes new discoveries, and revises entirely the history of the controversy.
First Horizon Award Winner Each observance on the Jewish calendar is celebrated with a full menu of treasured recipes in this new approach to a holiday cookbook. Organized in sequence, the menus are suitable for all skill levels, from novice cooks making Seder for the first time to accomplished chefs looking for new meals for Break the Fast. Traditional foods such as schnecken and matzah balls are balanced by modern culinary creations that are sure to become new favorites. A
Unexplainable coincidences abound in the Bible and in biblical Hebrew. For example, the Hebrew words for ear and balance are derived from the same philological root. But it was only toward the end of the nineteenth century that scientists discovered that the human body s balancing mechanism resides in the ear. Coincidences in the Bible and in biblical Hebrew details scores of such incidents, including: Words in Hebrew that show intent to convey a message Coincidences in the Hebrew language
Presents a month-by-month guide to the ancient wisdom of the Kabbalah through soul stories, meditations, spiritual and psychological guidelines, kabbalistic teachings, and practical recommendations.
Dana E. Katz examines the Jewish ghetto of Venice as a paradox of urban space. In 1516, the Senate established the ghetto on the periphery of the city and legislated nocturnal curfews to reduce the Jews' visibility in Venice. Katz argues that it was precisely this practice of marginalization that put the ghetto on display for Christian and Jewish eyes. According to her research, early modern Venetians grounded their conceptions of the ghetto in discourses of sight. Katz's unique approach demonstrates
Stunning portraits by the renowned Renaissance artist illuminate fascinating figures from the European merchant class, intellectual elite, and court of King Henry VIII. Nobles, ladies, scholars, and merchants were the subjects of Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98–1543), an inventive German artist best known for his dazzling portraits. Holbein developed his signature style in Basel and London amid a rich culture of erudition, self-definition, and love of luxury and wit before becoming court painter to Henry VIII. Accompanying the first major Holbein
A wistful exploration of fine art of coloring, this gorgeous book of illustrations offers sophisticated coloring projects that help you relax, restore, and reclaim your day. Amidst the pages of luscious designs, you’ll find fairies in dreamy landscapes and intricate, soothing patterns that will inspire beauty and tranquility. Each peaceful, romantic design comes printed on luxury paper. Find yourself lost in the whimsical patterns of Fairies in Dreamland and color some serenity into your world.
Stories abound of immigrant Jews on the outside looking in, clambering up the ladder of social mobility, successfully assimilating and integrating into their new worlds. But this book is not about the success stories. It's a paean to the bunglers, the blockheads, and the just plain weird—Jews who were flung from small, impoverished eastern European towns into the urban shtetls of New York and Warsaw, where, as they say in Yiddish, their bread landed butter side down in the
Indonesian Manuscripts from the Islands of Java, Madura, Bali and Lombok is an original, pioneering, and richly illustrated work that discusses hitherto unaddressed features of manuscript traditions of these islands. The extensive description of palm-leaf manuscripts in particular opens up avenues for further study.
The Kabbalist Rabbi Laitman, who was the student and personal assistant to Rabbi Baruch Ashlag from 1979-1991, follows in the footsteps of his rabbi in passing on the wisdom of Kabbalah to the world. This book is based on sources that were passed down by Rabbi Baruch's father, Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag (Baal HaSulam), the author of 'the Sulam', the commentaries on The Book of Zohar, who continued the ways of the Ari and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and many great