Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire (Paperback)

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Explores the teachings, history, folklore and culture of Judeo-Spanish life and how the Sephardim maintained dignity even in difficult social conditions. Focuses on what you can learn from the Sephardic sages to live a stronger, deeper spiritual life.

About the Author


Rabbi Marc D. Angel, PhD, is founder and director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (www.jewishideas.org). Rabbi emeritus of Congregation Shearith Israel of New York City, he is author and editor of twenty-nine books, including Maimonides, Spinoza and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism; Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire (both finalists for the National Jewish Book Award); and Maimonides-Essential Teachings on Jewish Faith and Ethics: The Book of Knowledge and the Thirteen Principles of Faith-Annotated and Explained (all Jewish Lights).Rabbi Marc D. Angel, PhD, is available to speak on the following topics: Maimonides, Spinoza and Us: Confronting Basic Issues of FaithThe Orthodox and Non-Orthodox Jewish Communities: Can We Learn from Each Other?Conversion to Judaism: What the Jewish Community Can Learn from ConvertsChoosing to Be Jewish: The Orthodox Road to ConversionLosing the Rat Race, Winning at Life: Ethics for Moderns
Product Details
ISBN: 9781580233415
ISBN-10: 1580233414
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publication Date: March 1st, 2009
Pages: 218
Language: English