By Joseph Dan

curiosity in Jewish mysticism is, in our new release, common and becoming. From Hebrew colleges to Hollywood, humans of all backgrounds and degrees of data are pursuing the topic. Books, magazines, journals, and sessions are swiftly starting to be in number.

One results of this burst of curiosity and popularization of Jewish mysticism is the matter of incorrect information. the necessity for trustworthy resource fabric has turn into crucial.

This four-volume paintings via Professor Joseph Dan is a huge occasion within the publishing heritage of English-language reference books with reference to Jewish mystical suggestion and perform. Professor Dan's credentials are of the top order. The recipient of the Israel Prize (considered to be Israel's optimum honor), Joseph Dan is the Gershom Scholem Professor of Kabbalah on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem, and is still a traveling professor at one of the most prestigious associations of upper studying within the world.

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