By Yonasson Gershom
Scattered all through many kabbalistic and hasidic texts are a number of educating tales with reincarnation as their significant subject. Now, for the 1st time, you could learn 70 of those interesting stories in one quantity, amassed and retold by means of grasp storyteller, Yonassan Gershom.
The writer starts with an over-view of simple subject matters concerning the afterlife, akin to the judgement of souls ahead of the Heavenly courtroom, the magical value of the Covenant at Sinai, the method of tikkun olam (repairing the universe), and a few the explanation why humans go back to earth in new our bodies. He then takes you on a thrilling trip via many centuries of Jewish stories, the place you'll meet dozens of saints and sinners, animals and people, angels and mortals–all trying to determine their past-life karma via making use of the lessons of the Torah in earthly lifestyles.
In order to make the classical tales comprehensible to the trendy reader, each one story has been ex-panded to incorporate transparent causes of cultural and non secular information. So skillfully does Gershom weave this fabric into the narrative itself, that the reader scarcely notices how a steady type of schooling is happening. by the point you could have comprehensive the booklet, you won't simply were entertained, yet may have accomplished a superb creation to Jewish spirituality in addition.
Both classical and modern stories are integrated right here, from resources as largely diversified as kabbalistic texts, folklore anthologies, and discussions on the net. Of specified curiosity are a number of new stories amassed through the writer himself, that have by no means prior to seemed in print.