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7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat With Rebbe Nachman of BreslovUser Review - Book Verdict
The Kabbalah has made the headlines, thanks to the fascination the Kabbalah Center has exerted over Madonna, Roseanne, and other celebrities in search of surnames. In this little volume, Mykoff offers us something a bit closer to the genuine article. A guide to the mystical aspect of Judaism, the Kabbalah dates well back into the Middle Ages. Mykoff instructs us in the meanings of the temporal stages of Shabbat (the Sabbath), rooted in the Kabbalah and heavily indebted to one of its most gifted expositors, the late 18th-century Rebbe Nachman of Breslov. Mykoff's treatment of the deeper meaning of the words and actions suited to each phase of Shabbat is necessarily brief, but his writing has traces of the intensity and ardor of his predecessors, and his book should be of great interest to both practicing Jews and curious bystanders. For most collections. ...
Review: 7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of BreslovUser Review - Emily Wolfenbarger - Goodreads
Not what I thought it would be. Man's traditions, not God's. Some clear explanations and essays on different aspects of Jewish Sabbath, beautifully and thoughtfully laid out, but as a Christian, not applicable. Mostly not scriptural. Interesting cultural study. Makes me glad to be free. Read full review