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The Seventh Telling

The Seventh Telling

The Kabbalah of Moeshe Kapan

Mitchell Chefitz

St. Martin's Griffin

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The Seventh Telling is a journey into the Kabbalah, a spiritual discipline hidden within the folds of Jewish history. Stephanie and Sidney have been studying with Moshe Katan, a kabbalist who shared his learning only when he perceived that a kabbalistic intervention might be necessary to save the life of Rivkah, his wife. What has happened to Moshe and Rivkah we do not know, only that their house is now being used for an extraordinary storytelling, a spiritual discipline to share with those willing to risk examining the very core of their beliefs.

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Seventh Telling, The

CHAPTER 1

They began the seventh cycle of stories at the conclusion of the Sabbath. With experience the cycle had evolved into four sessions, a marathon: Saturday night, Sunday morning, afternoon, and...

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Praise for The Seventh Telling

“I never thought that anyone could write a novel based on Kabbalistic themes and make it work, but Mitchell Chefitz has pulled it off! I was spellbound from the first page on. This is an extraordinary novel by a bold new voice in contemporary fiction.” —Rabbi Jack Riemer, co-editor of So That Your Values Live On

The Seventh Telling will grab your attention from the first sentence and will stay with you long after you've turned the last page.” —Rabbi Shoni Labowitz, author of Miraculous Living: A Guided Journey in Kabbalah Through the Ten Gates of the Tree of Life

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About the author

Mitchell Chefitz

Mitchell Chefitz, founder and director of The Havurah of South Florida, teaches at Havurah institutes and rabbinic conferences, and has edited a nationally syndicated weekly Torah Column. He lives in Pinecrest, Florida.

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