Emunoth ve-Deoth
The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) is a text written by Saadia Gaon which is the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.The work was origina...
Kav ha-Yashar
Kav ha-Yashar (lit. The Just Measure; קב הישר) authored by Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Kaidanover, is one of the most popular works of musar literature of the last three hundred years. First published in 1705, ...
Derech Hashem
Derech HaShem (The "Way of God") is a philosophical text written in the 1730s by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto. It systematizes the basic principles of Jewish belief regarding the existence of God, God'...
Schottenstein Edition of the Babylonian Talmud
Schottenstein Edition of the Babylonian Talmud is a 20th-century, 73-volume edition of the Babylonian Talmud or Talmud Bavli.The text is published by Artscroll, a division of Mesorah Publications, wit...
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Orchot Tzaddikim
Orchot Tzaddikim (Hebrew: ארחות צדיקים) is a book on Jewish ethics written in Germany in the 15th century, entitled Sefer ha-Middot by the author, but called Orḥot Ẓaddiḳim by a later copyist. Under t...
Tomer Devorah
Tomer Devorah (Hebrew: תומר דבורה, English: The Palm Tree of Deborah) was written in Hebrew in the middle of the 16th century by Moses Cordovero, a Jewish kabbalist in Safed, Israel. This short text...
Likkutei Sichos
Likkutei Sichos, literally, "Collected Talks" (Hebrew: ליקוטי שיחות‎) contains both the scope and the core of the teachings or the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, and is...
Sefer ha-Ikkarim
Sefer ha-Ikkarim ("Book of Principles") is a fifteenth-century work by rabbi Joseph Albo, a student of Crescas. It is an eclectic, popular work, whose central task is the exposition of the principles ...
Hayom Yom
Hayom Yom (Hebrew: היום יום‎, "Today is day ...") is a calendar for the Hebrew year of 5703 (1942-3), compiled by Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson at the behest of his father-in-law, Rabbi Yosef...
Epistle to Yemen
The Epistle to Yemen or Yemen Epistle (Hebrew: אגרת תימן Iggeret Teman, Arabic: رسالة بولس الرسول اليمن‎) was an important communication written by Maimonides and sent to the Yemenite Jews. ...
Ethical will
An Ethical will (Hebrew: "Zava'ah") is a document designed to pass ethical values from one generation to the next. Rabbis and Jewish laypeople have continued to write ethical wills during the nineteen...
Kuzari
The Kitab al Khazari (كتاب الخزري), commonly called the Kuzari after the Hebrew name (ספר הכוזרי), is one of the most famous works of the medieval Spanish Jewish philosopher and poet Rabbi Yehuda Hale...
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Shem Mishmuel
Shem Mishmuel (Hebrew: שם משמואל‎) is the name of a nine-volume collection of homiletical teachings on the Torah and Jewish holidays delivered by Rabbi Shmuel Bornsztain, the second Sochatch...
Or Adonai
Or Adonai (Hebrew: אור אֲדֹנָי), The Light of the Lord, is the primary work of Rabbi Hasdai Crescas (c. 1340 - 1410/1411), a Jewish philosopher. As some Jews prefer to not use even the respectful titl...
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Yehuda Halevi
Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi or ha-Levi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا اللاوي; c. 1075 – 1141) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher. He was born in Spain, either in Toledo or T...
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Jerusalem (Mendelssohn)
Jerusalem, or on Religious Power and Judaism (German: Jerusalem oder über religiöse Macht und Judentum) is a book written by Moses Mendelssohn, which was first published in 1783 – the same year, w...
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The Guide for the Perplexed
The Guide for the Perplexed (Hebrew: מורה נבוכים, Moreh Nevukhim; Arabic: دلالة الحائرين, dalālatul ḥā’irīn, דלאל̈ה אלחאירין) is one of the three major works of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, better known as...
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Chovot HaLevavot
Chovot HaLevavot, or Ḥobot HaLebabot (Hebrew: חובות הלבבות, English: Duties of the Heart), is the primary work of the Jewish philosopher Bahya ibn Paquda, full name Bahya ben Joseph ibn Pakuda. Ibn Pa...
Kol HaTor
Kol HaTor - קול התור or "The Voice of the Turtledove" (a reference to Song of Songs 2:12) was written by Rabbi Hillel Rivlin of Shklov, a disciple of the Vilna Gaon . The text deals with the Geulah (E...
Tzavaat HaRivash
Tzavaat HaRivash (Hebrew: צוואת הריב"ש, "Testament of the Rabbi Yisroel Baal Shem"), is a book of collected teachings from the Baal Shem Tov regarding Divine service, personal refinement, and understa...
Sefer ha-Qabbalah
Sefer ha-Qabbalah (Hebrew for "Book of Tradition") was a book written by Abraham ibn Daud around 1161. A chronicle of the Jewish people, it contains valuable historical and philosophical information. ...
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Mesillat Yesharim
Mesillat Yesharim or Mesillas Yeshorim (Hebrew: מסילת ישרים‎, lit. "Path of the Upright") is an ethical (musar) text composed by the influential Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707–1746). It is dif...
Mivchar Hapeninim
The Mivchar Hepeninim is an ethical work, dated 1484, written by Rabbi Shlomo ben Yehudah in Spain.
Tanya
The Tanya, written by Shneur Zalman of Liadi, is the main work of the Chabad philosophy and the Chabad approach to Hasidic mysticism, as it defines its general interpretation and method. The subsequen...
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