Judaism

Torah as a Guide to Enlightenment

Written by Gabriel Cousens M.D., Foreword by Rabbi Gershon Winkler
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Inspired by intense studies, meditation, and a variety of teachings from the great Torah sages, best-selling author Gabriel Cousens, MD, presents the fifty-two parashas of the Torah as a practical path to liberation. His interpretation, which focuses on enlightenment, what he feels is the original intention of the Torah, provides a...

The Alphabet That Changed the World

How Genesis Preserves a Science of Consciousness in Geometry and Gesture

Written by Stan Tenen, Edited by Charles Stein
Price: $44.00
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Rabbinic tradition asserts that every letter of every word of the Torah is a word in itself. Author Stan Tenen demonstrates that each letter is also a hand gesture, and it is at this level that Hebrew forms a natural universal language. All people, including children before they speak and people...

Balancing on the Mechitza

Transgender in Jewish Community

Edited by Noach Dzmura
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***WINNER, 2011 Lambda Literary Award - Transgender Non-Fiction

While the Jewish mainstream still argues about homosexuality, transgender and gender-variant people have emerged as a distinct Jewish population and as a new chorus of voices. Inspired and nurtured by the successes of the feminist and LGBT movements in the Jewish world, Jews who...

Keep Your Wives Away from Them

Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires

Edited by Miryam Kabakov
Price: $16.95
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***WINNER, 2011 Golden Crown Literary Award - Anthology

Reconciling queerness with religion has always been an enormous challenge. When the religion is Orthodox Judaism, the task is even more daunting. This anthology takes on that challenge by giving voice to genderqueer Jewish women who were once silenced—and effectively rendered invisible—by...

Daily Kabbalah

Wisdom from the Tree of Life

Written by Gershon Winkler, Foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D.
Price: $17.95
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From sorcery to animal totems, buzzard feathers to hawk spirits, talking trees to magical stones, sacred circles to healing rituals, the Kabbalah brings readers a rich body of ancient wisdom that has been long neglected and even longer misunderstood. The Kabbalah celebrates a quality of consciousness that enables one to experience...

Creating Peace by Being Peace

The Essene Sevenfold Path

Written by Gabriel Cousens, M.D.
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Representing a synthesis of the author’s decades of multidisciplinary work in meditation, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and spirituality, Creating Peace by Being Peace guides readers in creating peace on seven levels of engagement, from the body to the ecology to God. Author Gabriel Cousens addresses the increasingly urgent need to transform humankind with...

A Mystical Haggadah

Passover Meditations, Teachings, and Tales

Written by Eliahu Klein
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In a generation that has seen an explosion in popularity of books about mystical and meditative traditions, very little has been published about the rich and fascinating mystical traditions of the Jewish holy days. Passover, the first religious holiday of the Jewish people, particularly rewards a re-viewing from a mystical perspective...

Kabbalah of Creation

The Mysticism of Isaac Luria, Founder of Modern Kabbalah

Edited by Eliahu Klein, Translated by Eliahu Klein
Price: $18.95
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Kabbalah of Creation is a new translation of the early Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria, founder of the most influential Jewish mystical school of the last 400 years. Living in relative obscurity in Northern Galilee, Luria experienced a powerful epiphany that influenced his lyrical, influential text. Poetically and meditatively described, the...

Magic of the Ordinary

Recovering the Shamanic in Judaism

Written by Gershon Winkler, Foreword by David Carson and Gabriel Cousens
Price: $15.95
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A spiritual crisis sent Orthodox rabbi Gershon Winkler to remote regions of the Southwest, where he studied with Native American healers. From them he began to recover the long-lost wisdom of what he calls “Aboriginal Judaism”: the religion’s tribal roots. This book tracks his personal journey and draws from a dazzling...