Explaining the mystery of Shabbetai Tsvi.
Yehuda Leyb Don Yahya.
Conspiracy theories about the Dönme.
And how “God-fearers” became Gentile Christians.
Halakhah was important no matter how it was understood.
The Book of Zerubbabel.
What happened after Shabbetai Tsvi chose conversion over death.
A restoration of tradition.
A new book tells their story.
The theological tension within an ancient prayer.
The answer lies in the Tree of Life.