Kabbalah

Ḥayyim of Volozhin—and his ḥasidic grandson.

Raphael Shuchat
Aug. 31 2021 12:01AM

Before Groucho Marx and Henny Youngman, there was Broka Ḥoza’ah.

Aug. 20 2021 12:01AM

In the Middle Ages, one of Judaism’s most enduring symbols took on new meaning.

Chen Malul
June 9 2021 12:01AM

“By creating symbolic structures on earth that parallel supernal ones, human beings draw God’s presence down into the world.”

Nathaniel Berman
May 10 2021 12:01AM

Lag ba-Omer and a German Jew’s path to a once-neglected subject.

Gershom Scholem
April 30 2021 12:01AM

Explaining the mystery of Shabbetai Tsvi.

David Berger
March 5 2021 12:01AM

A renowned scholar tells his story.

Moshe Idel
Nov. 5 2020 12:01AM

Elisha ben Gad’s Tree of Knowledge.

Zsofi Buda
Aug. 21 2020 12:01AM

Kabbalah, the “ancient Hebrews,” and Europe’s most famous Jewish heretic.

Clare Carlisle and Yitzhak Melamed
May 15 2020 12:01AM

Why did one great rabbi help a cantankerous social misfit and rabbinic genius tar a third rabbi as a heretic?

Shnayer Leiman
Nov. 6 2019 12:01AM

“Happy is the people who knows the blast.”

Eitan Fishbane
Sept. 26 2019 12:01AM

Isaac Luria and the legend of Safed.

Eli Yassif
Aug. 28 2019 12:01AM

Exploring the great Argentinian writer’s unusual fascination with Judaism and enthusiasm for the Jewish state.

May 31 2019 12:01AM