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A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Welcome to Kodesh Press

A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Reviews of 'A Shepherd’s Song'

“look deeply into the message of Psalm 23”

A Shepherd’s Song by Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel Reviewed by Fred Reiss, Ed.D., May 1, 2014 WINCHESTER, California — Psalm 23 is arguably the most well known of the one hundred fifty psalms. Its opening line, “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want” presents a powerful image of the most awesome entity in […]

“a deeply satisfying read”

A Shepherd’s Song by Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel Reviewed by Jenna Black, San Diego State University, May 24, 2014 In reviewing Rabbi Michael Samuel’s inspiring and deeply spiritual book, I first want to establish my personal spiritual connection to his theme, the 23rd Psalm. The first two passages from the Bible that my devout Christian grandmother […]

Seek the Shepherd When He Is Near

Seek the Shepherd When He Is Near: A Book Review for Elul Reviewed on Olam Haemet September 7, 2014 Rabbi Michael L. Samuel’s new book, A Shepherd’s Song: Psalm 23 and the Shepherd Metaphor in Jewish Thought, has a unique application to the weeks approaching Rosh Hashanah. The Rabbis of the Talmud are fond of quoting, […]

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