Insights into the labyrinthine world of the Kabbalah
Two modern artists and their Sabbatian "adventures."
Sabbatai Sevi was a cultural hero, turned into an arch-villain by his opponents.
Thomas Coenen: An opponent of Sabbatai Sevi, or a secret admirer?
messianic aspiration and messianic bets
Exploring the doubling of the Messiah in the figure of Sabbatai Zevi.
When wickedness became inherent in human volition, laws were needed to limit the influence of the Tree of Life.
The Messiah in the Bible, the Kabbalah, and modern comics.
In Tel Aviv, messianism is alive in the midst of secularism.
Two contemporary rabbis took it upon themselves to demonstrate how the process of Tikkun is about embracing one’s darker self and sanctifying it.
The demonic goddess of Jewish Kabbalah.
Death is anticipated and experienced by every night’s sleep which functions as a rehearsal.
The perilous world of sleep and dreams, in Sefer ha-Zohar.
The Kabbalah as a secret play with letters.
The anthropomorphic connection between the divine spheres and human body produces a peculiar view of evil.
Eco's postmodern fiction puts on the same level mystical devotion, religious orders, the occult, and, to a certain extent, even science.
The Prophetic kabbalah of Abraham Abulafia
Is Jewish Kabbalah a forerunner of psychoanalysis?
Yom Kippur is a fearful day, as it forces us to prepare for death. But it also reflects the union of divine mother and daughter.
The Jewish New Year in a Kabbalistic light.
The ancient texts of Helhalot and Merkavah