The Receiving: Reclaiming Jewish Women's Wisdom

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A highly respected rabbi, therapist, and teacher restores women's spiritual lineage to Judaism and empowers women to reclaim their rightful connection to Jewish teachings, Kabbalah, and to their own spiritual wisdom.

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Profiles seven women throughout history whose lives are representative of Jewish women's spiritual h....

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"Incisive and thought-provoking" -- Booklist

."has the solidity of an academic work, [Firestone's] crystalline prose carries a warmth that makes it accessible to all." -- Rocky Mountain News

"A groundbreaking book on Kabbalah and the inner life .... This invaluable book will lead men and women to wholeness."--Rabbi Zalman Shachter-Shalomi, author of From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision for Growing Older

"The book that I've waited for all my life...Firestone has brought through a great blessing for us all."--Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and A Woman's Journey to God

"Rabbi Firestone has written a very important book...This is a liberation of the voices of Jewish women."--Rabbi Jonathan Omer-Man

"Rabbi Tirzah Firestone has given us a gift...the history of religious experience is enriched, and so are we."--Anita Diamant, author of The Red Tent

"[Firestone] writes convincingly of the power of the feminine to enrich and uplift the world."--Publishers Weekly

"Incisive and thought-provoking"--Booklist

"Firestone is a talented writer....She is also an excellent psychotherapist and has delved deeply into Kabbala and Jewish mysticism..."----The Jerusalem Post

"Whatever their religious background, readers with inquisitive spirits are likely to be both entertained and enlightened by The Receiving."----Clay Evans, Boulder Daily Camera

."..has the solidity of an academic work, [Firestone's] crystalline prose carries a warmth that makes it accessible to all."--Rocky Mountain News

The book that I ve waited for all my life...Firestone has brought through a great blessing for us all. --Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and A Woman's Journey to God"

Rabbi Tirzah Firestone has given us a gift...the history of religious experience is enriched, and so are we. --Anita Diamant, author of The Red Tent"

A groundbreaking book on Kabbalah and the inner life .... This invaluable book will lead men and women to wholeness. --Rabbi Zalman Shachter-Shalomi, author of From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision for Growing Older"

Rabbi Firestone has written a very important book...This is a liberation of the voices of Jewish women. --Rabbi Jonathan Omer-Man"

Incisive and thought-provoking --Booklist"

[Firestone] writes convincingly of the power of the feminine to enrich and uplift the world. --Publishers Weekly"

has the solidity of an academic work, [Firestone s] crystalline prose carries a warmth that makes it accessible to all. --Rocky Mountain News"

Whatever their religious background, readers with inquisitive spirits are likely to be both entertained and enlightened by The Receiving. ----Clay Evans, Boulder Daily Camera"

Firestone is a talented writer....She is also an excellent psychotherapist and has delved deeply into Kabbala and Jewish mysticism... ----The Jerusalem Post"

..".has the solidity of an academic work, [Firestone's] crystalline prose carries a warmth that makes it accessible to all."--Rocky Mountain News

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