Book Review: The Language of Truth, The Torah Commentary of the Sefat Emet

By Janet Zimmern

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 1999

This is a review of The Language of Truth, The Torah Commentary of the Sefat Emet by Yehudah Leib Alter, and translated for the first time to English by Arthur Green, with interpretation. Alter was a Polish Hasidic Jew whose commentary on the Torah reflected an original version of the mysticism embedded in the text.

Topic: Tradition, Spirituality, Publications, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.561

Page Number(s): 8

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: Poland , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Zimmern, Janet. Book Review: The Language of Truth, The Torah Commentary of the Sefat Emet. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 1999: 8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8743


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