Kabbalah: A Love Story

by Lawrence Kushner

Book, 2006



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New York : Morgan Road Books, c2006.


Sometime, somewhere, someone is searching for answers . . . . . . in a thirteenth-century castle . . . on a train to a concentration camp . . . in a New York city apartment Hidden within the binding of an ancient text that has been passed down through the ages lies the answer to one of the heart's eternal questions. When the text falls into the hands of Rabbi Kalman Stern, he has no idea that his lonely life of intellectual pursuits is about to change once he opens the book. Soon afterward, he meets astronomer Isabel Benveniste, a woman of science who stirs his soul as no woman has for many years. But Kalman has much to learn before he can unlock his heart and let true love into his life. The key lies in the mysterious document he finds inside the Zohar, the master text of the Kabbalah.… (more)

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LibraryThing member VirginiaGill
This little book is one that frequently makes me pause and smile as I peruse my bookshelves. A quiet snowy day had me reaching out to read it again and I was not disappointed. When you feel the need for a little hope, a change of perspective, or a dose of adventure this is the book to reach for,
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LibraryThing member anitatally
A wonderful, wonderful book.
LibraryThing member raizel
A quote about a story in which Reb Zusya says he has never suffered (even though, objectively, he has):
"People get what they get; it's not about what they deserve, but about how they receive it." [p. 128]


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