The Jewish Dream Book by Vanessa L. Ochs, Elizabeth Ochs & Kristina Swarner
The Key to Opening the Inner Meaning of Your Dreams

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This engaging, entertaining, and informative bedside companion will help you open up your dreams and discover the meanings they may hold for you. The Jewish Dream Book invites you to integrate the spiritual wisdom of Judaism’s past into your life today by honoring your dreams and striving to uncover their hidden messages. Exploring the Bible, Talmud, and other ancient sources, it will introduce you to inspiring, easy-to-use rituals and practices.

Included are diverse topics covering everything you’ve ever wondered about dreams and dreaming:

Uniquely Jewish ways to bless and honor your dreams
Transforming a bad dream into a good one
How--and why--to keep a dream journal
How to encourage enlightening, productive, and healing dreams
Guidelines for being a dream interpreter
Historical dream interpretations
Dream symbols and their meanings
How to link your dreams to Torah

Your dreaming hours are about to become much more interesting!


About Vanessa L. Ochs, Elizabeth Ochs & Kristina Swarner

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Vanessa L. Ochs is the Ida and Nathan Kolodiz Director of Jewish Studies and associate professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia Elizabeth Ochs is a student at Brown University Kristina Swarner is an award-winning illustrator
Published November 1, 2003 by Jewish Lights Publishing. 107 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Words on Fire ) and professor of religious studies, is herself a ritual innovator, crafting ceremonies for teenagers who receive their driver’s licenses and office-warmings with “interactive mezuzot.” Ritual innovation, she says, remains based in texts, actions, objects and understandings about G...

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"I learned that long after biblical dreamers such as Abraham and Joseph, who saw their dreams as encounters with God, and long before modern dream interpreters such as Freud and Jung, who saw dreams as insights into the unconscious mind, the best Jewish minds of antiquity were putting their heads...

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"As the Talmud teaches, 'There is no dream without elements of nonsense.' " Finally, here is a blessing to use for a dream that has made your wiser: "Blessed is the Source of all illumination and all wisdom, who guides us in using the knowledge we have required in our dreams for sacred purpos...

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