No kabbalist, but someone who yearned for mystical union with the Divine.

David Fried
Aug. 7 2018 12:01AM

The Book of Creation.

Tzvi Langermann
Oct. 24 2017 12:01AM

Sarmad Kashani, the naked saint.

Blake Smith
Dec. 21 2016 12:01AM

Philosophy and mysticism may be closer than they appear.

Elisha Russ-Fishbane
Feb. 3 2016 12:01AM

An Israeli, a famous economist, and an empty auction house.

Zachary Solomon
Feb. 2 2016 12:01AM

Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, who served as the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Palestine, is generally regarded as the intellectual progenitor of religious Zionism. Born. . .

Samuel Thrope
Oct. 15 2014 12:01AM

In classical Judaism, does prayer have a mystical influence on events in the world, or is it solely about Jews’ relationship with God—or are both views valid?  

Natan Slifkin
June 26 2014 12:01AM

Beyond the rather narrow confines of Jewish theology, the 12th-century religious philosopher dealt with questions common to all faiths.

Jay Harris
April 2 2014 12:01AM

Rather than eschewing the physical, the Chabad movement aims to reveal the material world as another form of divine expression.

Don Seeman
Oct. 2 2013 12:00AM