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Texts and Traditions



First Things First: An Sacred Exploration of
the First Letter, First Word and First Sentence of the Torah


As the Torah Turns:

A psycho-social introduction to the portion of the week

using the insights of Chasidic spirituality


Why Read the Bible?


How to Read the Bible: A Mediation between

Traditional Assumptions And Modern Scholarship


Lunch with the Prophets: The Books of Jeremiah, Isaiah and Ezekiel

Reading the Writings: Yearnings of the Heart, Spirituality of the Soul -- The Book of Psalms

Reading the Writings: Wisdom of the Ages and the Ethics of the Everyday – The Book of  Proverbs

Reading the Writings: The Books of Job, Shir HaShirim (Song of Songs) and Ruth

Reading the Writings: Time and Eternity --The Books of Lamentations and Ecclesiastes

Reading the Writings: Upside Down and Outside In –The Books of Esther and Daniel

Reading the Writings: On Scribes and Scripture The Books of Ezra and Nechemiah

Reading the Writings: Satraps and Storytellers --The Books of Chronicles


The Babylonian Talmud: Tractate Sanhedrin


Traditions: An Introduction to Talmud, Midrash,

Medieval Biblical Commentary, Codes and Kabbalah


Treasures from the Rabbis Library: An Exploration of
the Apocrypha, Pseudipigrapha and later, lesser Known Jewish Writings


Beyond the Bible: Ten Important Works of Jewish Literature

Which You Might Not Know That Much About

The Palestinian/Jerusalem Talmud

Saadia Gaon, The Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Bachya Ibn Pakuda, Duties of the Heart

Yehuda HaLevi, Kuzari

Sefer HaChasidim
Sefer HaChinuch

Gersonides, The Wars of the Lord

Hasdai Crescas: Light of the Lord

Joseph Albo, Ikkarim

Moshe Chaim Luzatto, The Path of the Just

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