From Publishers Weekly
It was inevitable that amid the explosion of Kabbalah-related books in the last five years, some would be done devotional-style, aimed to bring the puzzles of Judaism's most mystical text to readers in digestible, bite-sized daily doses. But in Kabbalah Month by Month: A Year of Spiritual Practice and Personal Transformation, Mindy Ribner gives readers a fairly thoughtful and perceptive interpretation. What sets this book apart from most others that explore Kabbalah for the hoi polloi is that it is firmly and stubbornly rooted in Jewish tradition. Some may not agree with Ribner's explanations of some Jewish traditions, or her investigations of astrology, but they will appreciate the fact that she has not sought to divorce Kabbalah from its religious roots. The book is beautifully designed in a square paperback format.
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
"Mindy Ribner, an internationally acclaimed author, renowned for her dedication and compassionate concern for raising the spiritual level of all she can, has written an erudite and original book on the Jewish calendar with emphasis on enabling the reader to experience personal growth unique to the message and theology associated with each month. I sincerely recommend it."
— Rabbi Mordecai Tendler, Yeshiva University
"A remarkable contribution for helping to make the month-by-month Jewish spiritual journey. It is inspiring, and informing, and transforming. Based on Ribner's genial control of the sources and her experiential know-how, this book is a treasure."
— Rabbi Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi, ALEPH, Alliance for Jewish Renewal; professor, World Wisdom, Naropa University