Weekly Freebies: R. Aryeh Kaplan

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R. Aryeh Kaplan was a brilliant thinker and prolific writer. In his short lifetime, he authored dozens of books on kabbalah, halakhah and Jewish thought. The following of his writings are available for free online:

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About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TorahMusings.com, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

8 comments

  1. His Sefer Yetzira has, interestingly, just been translated into Hebrew, published by Yediot Books. Seems to be doing well.

  2. For the record, I scheduled this post Friday afternoon to post Saturday night but must have accidentally set it for Friday night.

  3. The Age of the Universe: A Torah True Perspective

    by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

    http://www.simpletoremember.com/faqs/Kaplan-SimpleToRemember.com.pdf

  4. …Yeah, but didn’t he once carp at an AOJP convention or something?

    😉

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