Posts Tagged ‘ kabbalah ’

A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

June 24, 2015
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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

Can’t sleep? Instead of shuffling to the freezer or watching this live walrus cam, you could be getting a jump start on your prayers. That is, if you happen to live near a Sephardic community that still practices the tradition of singing baqashot, a service that starts well after Friday…

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Meet Victoria Hanna, The Israeli Hip-Hop Artist Who’ll Blow Your Mind

February 23, 2015
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Mindblowing Israeli Hip-Hop that Explodes the Hebrew Alphabet

There’s a video that’s been making the Internet rounds this past week of Israeli vocal…

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Kabbalah, Supernatural Bug Juice, and Other Camp Delights

February 24, 2014
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Ah, Jewish summer camp memories: Bunk raids, incessant singing, daddy longlegs crawling everywhere, and of course mystical, supernatural…

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The Other Kabbalah-Loving L.A. Musician

November 11, 2013
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LA-based singer-songwriter Mikey Pauker’s inspirations come from across the map.…

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Alef Beit Stretch

February 4, 2013
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Considering how much Jews love yoga, kabbalah, and…

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

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Finding God in Madonna

September 29, 2010
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What sort of spiritual seeker uses Madonna as…

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