Perle Besserman

Perle Besserman is the author of several classics on meditation, the Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism, and women and spirituality, including Grassroots Zen. She is a contributor to 13th Moon, Lilith, and East West, and is the recipient of the Theodore Hoepfner Fiction Award. She is co-leader of the Princeton Area Zen Group, and is Emerita Professor at Illinois State University.


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A New Zen for Women

Perle Besserman
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

Perle Besserman's adventures in a Japanese Zen monastery provide the groundwork for this lively, heartwarming narrative of a woman's life in Zen. Engaging in...


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A New Kabbalah for Women

Perle Besserman
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

The red bracelet: it graces the wrists of numerous celebrities--from Madonna to Britney Spears--who have converted to Kabbalah. But what is Kabbalah and how...


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