Textual healing: tailor-made kabbalistic therapeutics in Jerusalem.


This paper, based on fieldwork conducted in a Jerusalem yeshiva, describes how the yeshiva, a traditional institute of religious studies, also serves as an institution of healing and personal therapy in which sacred religious texts assume a central place. The article focuses on personal sessions between the rabbi who heads the yeshiva, and his audience of… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13648470.2017.1361653