Jewish Tales Of Reincarnation

Jewish Tales of Reincarnation
Publisher Jason Aronson, Incorporated
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Category Religion
Total Pages 296
ISBN 9781461734130
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Scattered throughout many kabbalistic and Hasidic texts are numerous teaching stories with reincarnation as their central theme. In order to make the classical stories understandable to the modern reader, each tale has been expanded to include clear explanations of cultural and religious details. Both classical and contemporary tales are included here, from sources as widely varied as kabbalistic texts, folklore anthologies, and discussion on the Internet. Of special interest are several new tales collected by the author himself, which have never before appeared in print.

Jewish Tales of Reincarnation
  • Author : Yonasson Gershom
  • Publisher : Jason Aronson, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000-01-31

Scattered throughout many kabbalistic and Hasidic texts are numerous teaching stories with reincarnation as their central theme. In order to make the classical stories understandable to the modern reader, each tale has been expanded to include clear explanations of cultural and religious details. Both classical and contemporary tales are included

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Does the Soul Survive  2nd Edition
  • Author : Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz
  • Publisher : Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-02-05

Draws on Jewish texts to share that belief in near-death experiences, reincarnation, past-life memory and the work of mediums is in fact true to Jewish tradition. Rabbi Spitz looks squarely at both sides of the issues in this updated second edition, including the discrepancies in near-death experiences and other accounts.

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Reincarnation and Judaism
  • Author : DovBer Pinson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01

This is a comprehensive look at the intriguing concept of reincarnation as taught by the masters of the Kabbalah and as analyzed by major Jewish thinkers throughout history. Rabbi DovBer Pinson, born and raised in a Hasidic family immersed in the study of Jewish mystical thought, has made a thorough

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Does the Soul Survive
  • Author : Elie Kaplan Spitz,Brian L. Weiss
  • Publisher : Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001-12-01

The author look beyond the grave to explore Jewish beliefs about the afterlife, drawing on traditional Jewish texts to discuss numerous perspectives on this important topic.

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Angel of Auschwitz
  • Author : Tarra Light
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2012-04-17

Natasza Pelinski is a young Polish Jew taken to Auschwitz. Her childhood stolen from her, she quickly matures and in the process discovers she has psychic gifts. She develops a relationship with the ghost of a professor, who becomes her spirit guide. He in turn enlists her aid on a

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Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation
  • Author : Ian Stevenson
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 1980

Can anyone speak a language he or she has not learned normally, in childhood or later? Claims to have accomplished this are made from time to time, but only rarely do they receive support when carefully examined. In this volume, Dr. Stevenson presents detailed reports of two cases that seem

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Yonassan Gershom
  • Author : Lambert M. Surhone,Miriam T. Timpledon,Susan F. Marseken
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010-08-01

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Yonassan Gershom is a Rabbi and a follower of Breslov Hasidism. He was associated with the early days of the B'nai Or movement (in which he was ordained by Rabbi

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Jewish Themes in Star Trek
  • Author : Yonassan Gershom
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2009

Rabbi Gershom takes you where no rabbi has gone before! You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy this well-researched and reader-friendly journey into Jewish themes, actors, writers, in-jokes and subtexts in the Star Trek Universe. Inspired by a class he taught at the Minneapolis Talmud Torah, the book explores

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Folktales of the Jews  V  3  Tales from Arab Lands
  • Author : Dan Ben Amos
  • Publisher : Jewish Publication Society
  • Release Date : 2011-05-01

Thanks to these generous donors for making the publication of the books in this series possible: Lloyd E. Cotsen; The Maurice Amado Foundation; National Endowment for the Humanities; and the National Foundation for Jewish Culture Tales from Arab Lands presents tales from North Africa, Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq in

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Judaism and Anthroposophy
  • Author : Fred Paddock
  • Publisher : SteinerBooks
  • Release Date : 2003-02-01

Librarian Fred Paddock of the Rudolf Steiner Library initiated this book, because he had long felt the need to make available some of the cutting-edge writings of European anthroposophists. Judaism and Anthroposophy examines the relationship between anthroposophy and religion, between Christian and Jewish esotericism, and between Kabbalah and anthroposophy. It

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Gabriel s Palace
  • Author : Howard Schwartz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1994-10-01

Over 150 tales from the Talmud, the Zohar, Jewish folktales, and Hasidic lore.

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AJL Newsletter
  • Author : Association of Jewish Libraries
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998

Read online AJL Newsletter written by Association of Jewish Libraries, published by which was released on 1998. Download full AJL Newsletter Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Burnt Books
  • Author : Rodger Kamenetz
  • Publisher : Schocken
  • Release Date : 2010-10-19

Part of the Jewish Encounter series Rodger Kamenetz, acclaimed author of The Jew in the Lotus, has long been fascinated by the mystical tales of the Hasidic master Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. And for many years he has taught a course in Prague on Franz Kafka. The more he thought

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Reincarnation in Jewish Mysticism and Gnosticism
  • Author : Dina Ripsman Eylon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003

This study demonstrates that the rabbinic belief-system regarding the afterlife and the human soul was the paramount influence on the development of the doctrine of reincarnation that was crystallized in the Sefer ha-Bahir (The Book of Clarity/Illumination) a 12th-century work written in Hebrew and Aramaic. Prior research has noted

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Thomas Andrews  Voyage Into History
  • Author : William Barnes
  • Publisher : Edin Books Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000

This spellbinding biography of the R.M.S. Titanic's historic builder, Thomas Andrews, takes readers from his boyhood on the cricket fields of Northern Ireland to his breathtaking final moments aboard a dying ship.

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