Practical Kabbalah: Guest Editors’ Introduction

J.H. Chajes, Yuval Harari

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 Were this a horror film, we would now take over your television broadcast; but this is Aries, the “Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism”—so we have merely taken over your table of contents. Indeed, dear readers, students and scholars of “Western Esotericism,” Jewish magic has displaced your typical fare in what follows. Rather than threaten, however, we should like to invite you to join us in an exploration of this rich world through four studies. They will undoubtedly strike many of you in turns as both foreign and familiar, hopefully in heuristic balance

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Jewish magic
  • Kabbalah
  • Kabbalah of names
  • holy names
  • practical Kabbalah

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Religious studies
  • Philosophy


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