Rethinking Jewish Spirituality and Mysticism
This is a lecture by Rachel Elior, a Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Jewish Mystical Thought at the Hebrew University, a talk given in front of an audience of peers. Her research is insightful and often challenges the status quo academic thinking. In this segment, she raises questions of definitions by which we categorize and understand religion, spirituality, mysticism today. What is mysticism and what it is not?