Lawrence Fine, Ph.D., teaches Jewish studies at Mount Holyoke College. He is the author of Safed Spirituality (Paulist Press) and Physician of the Soul, Healer of the Cosmos: Isaac Luria and His Kabbalistic Fellowship (Stanford University Press).
In contemporary parlance, tikkun olam refers to repairing the earthly world in which we live but in Luria's teachings, complete tikkun would undo the world we know.
In contemporary Jewish thought.
Biblical, Rabbinic, and Modern Holidays
Parents' Blessing Upon Child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Boxing: A Jewish Sport
Sabbatical Year Principle
Medieval Jewish Science
Samuel David Luzzatto (Shadal)
Moderate Religious Zionism
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