Posts Tagged ‘ kabbalah ’

Kabbalah, Supernatural Bug Juice, and Other Camp Delights

February 24, 2014
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The Path of Names

Ah, Jewish summer camp memories: Bunk raids, incessant singing, daddy longlegs crawling everywhere, and of course mystical, supernatural adventures. Maybe not that last one, unless you’re the protagonist in Ari Goelman’s debut novel, The Path of Names. Dahlia, a sarcastic 13-year-old, is a newcomer to sleepaway camp but has already noticed some weird occurrences.…

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The Other Kabbalah-Loving L.A. Musician

November 11, 2013
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mikey-pauker

LA-based singer-songwriter Mikey Pauker’s inspirations come from across the map. From contemporary pop music to Jewish liturgy, hasidut, kabbalah,…

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Alef Beit Stretch

February 4, 2013
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aleph-b

Considering how much Jews love yoga, kabbalah, and Jewish-Eastern hybrids (Soy Vay teriyaki sauce, anyone?),…

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A Kabbalistic Spell Book

August 16, 2012
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Chaim Vital (1543-1620) was one of the most…

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Electric Golem

February 16, 2012
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The 1920 German silent film The Golem is a classic…

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Praying in the Fields

December 29, 2011
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In the sixteenth century, kabbalists living in Safed developed an elaborate ritual…

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Sway While You Pray

May 1, 2011
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sway

In school, many of us were reprimanded: “Sit…

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Finding God in Madonna

September 29, 2010
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finnding god in madonna

What sort of spiritual seeker uses Madonna as…

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