What Really Happened at Sinai: Exploring Possible Connections Between Judaism and the Theory of Julian Jaynes
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What role did the Exodus from Egypt play in the emergence of modern consciousness? Was the Revelation at Sinai a pivotal event in the breakdown of the bicameral mind according to the theory of Dr.... More > Julian Jaynes? Does Jewish tradition contain any new insights as to how this might have happened? Can a single group event alter human consciousness? These are some of the questions that Rabbi Gershom explores in this essay. For over 20 years he has given this popular lecture to a variety of audiences. Now you can finally have it in print, newly updated and fully annotated in this 2013 edition.< Less
49 Gates of Light: A Course In Kabbalah
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49 Gates of Light is a seven-week course for exploring the Kabbalistic Tree of Life. This is not just another book "about" kabbalah. It's a set of 50 daily experiential lessons, designed... More > to help you apply the principles in your own life. Each day, you will have a Hebrew mantra to chant, a story or teaching to study, and something active for you to do. The lessons are color coded to correspond to the Rainbow, the Seven Days of Creation, the Tree diagram, the Omer, and the pattern on the B'nai Or prayer shawl designed by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. This makes it very easy to learn the Tree of Life diagram and see how it connects with the world around you. Although this book is designed to go with the "Omer" period on the Jewish calendar (the seven weeks between Passover and Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks), it can be used anytime, as a set of personal lessons on Kabbalah.< Less
Jewish Themes in Star Trek
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Rabbi Gershom takes you where no rabbi has gone before! You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy this well-researched and reader-friendly journey into Jewish themes, actors, writers, in-jokes and... More > subtexts in the Star Trek Universe. Inspired by a class he taught at the Minneapolis Talmud Torah, the book explores such things as: The Jewish origin of the Vulcan salute; How Vulcan culture is based on rabbinical Judaism; "Who is a Jew" among Trek characters in episodes, movies and the novels; How Talmudic logic helped expand the Star Trek universe; Why Ferengi values are NOT Jewish values -- and much more!< Less
Eight Candles of Consciousness: Essays on Jewish Nonviolence
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Rabbi Yonassan Gershom, vegetarian and lifelong pacifist, shares his best anti-war articles, thoughts, poems and memories from 40 years of peace activism. Includes his nonviolent Hanukkah service,... More > "Eight Candles of Consciousness"; his anti-Kahane protest actions in the 1980s; essays on ecology and Judaism; why he supports gay rights; how he became a vegetarian; thoughts, essays, stories, prayers, anecdotes and quotes on peace. A fascinating retrospective, woven together in a personal style that combines good scholarship with easy reading. Accessible to both Jews and Gentiles, this anthology will forever change your ideas about Judaism and nonviolence.< Less
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