The gate behind the wall : a pilgrimage to Jerusalem


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Heilman, Samuel C.


Keyword(s):
Orthodox Judaism -- Jerusalem. Talmud Torah (Judaism) Jews -- Jerusalem -- Social life and customs. Orthodoxes Judentum Erlebnisbericht Heilman, Samuel C. -- Religion. Heilman, Samuel C -- Religion. Jerusalem -- Social life and customs. Jerusalem


Year:
1984


Pages:
201 p.


Publisher:
Summit Books


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
10825555


Label:
Box 60


Notes:
22 cm. Samuel Heilman. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: BM392.J4; Dewey: 296.8/32/0956944


ISBN:
ISBN: 0671524895; 9780671524890 LCCN: 84-8659


Work type:
Biography (bio)


Research notes:
Review copy - uncorrected proof Insert between cover and first leaf


Abstract:
A personal narrative, in novel form, about the authors departure from and return to the world and texts of Judaism. in dealing with the dilemma of integrating modern science with his ancient heritage, he Embarks on a pilgrimage of... (Cont.) ...discovery which takes him from Brookline, ma to Jerusalem, Israel where he encounters the magical wonders of mysticism, students & scholars of Torah, & the Talmud, which together help him discover the spirit that enables... (Cont.)... him to link past with present.


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