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Walking the Path of the Jewish Mystic

by Rabbi Yoel Glick


An innovative handbook to the world of the Jewish mystics that opens a window onto another reality. Rabbi Glick uses the secret traditions of Judaism and other faiths to show you how to deepen your self-knowledge and live life with greater meaning and purpose.

Combining textual knowledge with experiential Insights, he explores:

  • How to harness, as individuals and as a collective, the power and inspiration of the spiritual realm and bring it into our world
  • The composition, development and evolution of the soul
  • The organization of the supernal worlds and the dynamic forces that underlie its structure
  • The nature and purpose of the body of sefirot and chakras—the kabbalistic tree of life

This book is for everyone searching to widen their horizons – Jews and non-Jews, longtime students or novices on the path. It is for all those who yearn to deepen their understanding and become connected to their own soul.

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Praise for “Walking the Path of the Jewish Mystic”

“In a generation threatened by so much spiritual exploitation it is rare to see such responsibility and integrity in a Teacher. The ability to translate the highest and most complex esoteric wisdom into soul-bites that can be comprehended by all is a divine gift. Rabbi Yoel Glick has been gifted this gift and his teachings will draw you to be your highest self and connect to your ultimate truth. Safely he will lead you Home in both the Heavenly and Earthly Kingdoms, and to the Oneness of your existence with God.”
– Reb Mimi Feigelson, Lecturer in Rabbinics and Chassidic Thought, American Jewish University

“Rabbi Glick’s, ‘Walking the Path of the Jewish Mystic’ opens the door to a world that is inaccessible for most people. It brings the wisdom of the Jewish tradition to the serious reader who is also a seeker in a way that makes personal transformation attainable to the one who is ready to do the work. As a teacher of Mindfulness and meditation, I say, this book is a gift to the soul and the mind.”
– Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein, Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, New York

“‘Walking the Path of the Jewish Mystic’ summons us to fully engage this life as an opportunity to polish the jewel of our own souls and contribute to the mending of the world. Rabbi Glick speaks with a combination of laser-like clarity and gentle authority about the invisible structure that characterizes the cosmos. It is a provocative vision, grounded in serious scholarship and supported by a thousand years of esoteric understanding.”
– Mirabai Starr, Author of ‘God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity & Islam’

“Informed by a depth of meditation practice and spiritual learning, Rabbi Glick’s mystical and yet accessible teaching offered me an illuminating portrait of the planes of inner human topography, the multifaceted nature of Divine energy, and the unfolding of creation.”
– Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz, author, Increasing Wholeness: Jewish Wisdom & Guided Meditations to Strengthen & Calm Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit

“A Mystic is one who walks the path of The Human, exploring ever-deeper a particular way and spiritual language, while expanding to include universal truths with an ever-widening embrace. This is a book that offers us a map for that exalted journey. And Rabbi Glick is an excellent guide. He shares a profound understanding of the paths of ancient wisdom, while leading us onward towards the higher awareness that can become a catalyst for spiritual evolution and growth.”
– Rabbi Shefa Gold, author of ‘The Magic of Hebrew Chant: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love’ published by Jewish Lights

“Powerful . . . This book introduces Jewish mystical teachings that will transform the way you see yourself and live your life. A profound discussion of the truths that underlie the human condition. A wonderful book that you will return to again and again.”
– Nan Fink Gefen, author of ‘Discovering Jewish Meditation’

“In this book, filled with rich images and solid scholarship, Rabbi Yoel Glick leads us through the complexities of the historical Kabbalah with extraordinary adeptness. Referencing other profound spiritual teachings, he brings new light to an ancient wisdom.”
– Rabbi Ted Falcon, PhD, co-author of Finding Peace Through Spiritual Practices

“This book is to be treasured, placed on one’s nightstand to be read frequently for spiritual elevation. Not only does this book transmit deep kabbalistic teachings, the reading of the book itself places the reader in a wonderful meditative state.”
– Melinda Ribner, author of The Secret Legacy of Biblical Women and New Age Judaism

“Rabbi Glick`s book is a luminous guide on the spiritual journey of self-discovery and expansion of consciousness. Its teaching on how to harness the energy of the Infinite in us and to infuse that energy into our life and world will greatly enrich readers across religious traditions.”
– Dr. Maria Reis Habito – Zen teacher, Maria Kannon Zen Center; International Program Director, Taipei Museum of World Religions

“Rabbi Glick’s new book is a uniquely valuable spiritual resource that masterfully interweaves Kabbalistic teachings with esoteric wisdom from other traditions, notably Hinduism and Buddhism. The result is a profoundly rich and evocative guide for the expansion of individual consciousness, as well as for the spiritual evolution of humanity as a whole.”
– Dr. Yehezkel Landau, Associate Professor of Interfaith Relations at Hartford Seminary and director of its “Building Abrahamic Partnerships” training program for Jews, Christians, and Muslims

“Rabbi Yoel Glick’s Walking the Path of the Jewish Mystic is an exceedingly rare, inspiring integration of clarity and conviction with ecumenical universalism.”
– Dr. J. H. (Yossi) Chajes, University of Haifa, author, Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists and Early Modern Judaism