Posts Tagged ‘ touched by an angel ’

The Ancient Rabbi’s Secret Diary

October 29, 2014
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The Ancient Rabbi’s Secret Diary

Some people fill their diaries with secrets and desires, others with the details of nighttime angel rendezvous.In 1646, such a diary appeared. Titled the Maggid Mesharim, or “Preacher of Righteousness,” the odd and mystical book belonged to Rabbi Joseph ben Ephraim Caro, an esteemed Toledo-born scholar best known for the last essential codification…

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Hand of God

April 29, 2011
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hand of god

People sometimes talk about being “touched by God,” and the hamsa takes this metaphor to a different…

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