A CONCOCTED CATEGORY.

Author:Morinis, Alan
Position:MINDFULNESS
 
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I was honored to see my book Everyday Holiness included in your illustrious listing of summer reading ("Top 5 Books," July/August 2018) but galled that it was included in a category called "Jewish Mindfulness." Strange that you put together a concocted category like that and not one on the authentic subject of "Jewish Spirituality." The Jewish world many of us grew up in was devoid of spirituality, and there has been a tendency to fill the void through the expedient of importing non-Jewish concepts and practices, dressing them in tallis and tefillin and calling them Jewish. If a seeker wants Jewish wisdom to...

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