An engaging narrative portrait of the life and passions of Gershom Scholem from The New Yorker.
An illuminating essay from The New York Times on the historian of Jewish mysticism, Gershom Scholem and his contributions to the canon of Jewish thought.
"Scholem was a fanatic book acquirer. He was a stalker of books,” says the director of the Gershom Scholem Library in Israel, Dr. Zvi Leshem in this interview from the Times of Israel.
A comprehensive review of the philosophy and life of Gershom Scholem from the inimitable Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
A eulogy for Gershom Scholem from The Economist, reflecting on the two great passions of Scholem's life: unquestioning love and the critical poise of a demanding mind.
An early essay on the modern iterations of Kabbalah from Salon, asking how closely the Kabbalah of Madonna and the Kabbalah Centre align with the historic Kabbalah of Gershom Scholem.
A biographical sketch by Daniel Elkind of Gershom Scholem through his diaries and essays.
is a scholar-in-residence at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco. His many books include God Was In This Place & I, i Did Not Know, Kabbalah: A Love Story and I’m God, You’re Not.