Welcome to Kodesh Press

A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Welcome to Kodesh Press

A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Alec Goldstein

Alec Goldstein received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University, where he also earned his undergraduate degree in French Language & Literature. He served as the cantor at Yorkville Synagogue (2018-2019), and rabbi at Mount Kisco Hebrew Congregation (2015-2016). His articles have appeared in Jewish Press, YU Commentator, and Torah Musings. He is the author of A Theology of Holiness and The Biblical Maimonides (Exodus), and is the founder of Kodesh Press. He also holds a Master’s in Accountancy from Baruch College. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.

Books

The idea of “holiness” is central to religion, but it is also one of the hardest concepts to define. In Judaism, the word kodesh, the Hebrew word for “holy,” appears hundreds of times throughout Tanakh and the Talmud. It also appears in ancient Near Eastern contexts, throughout rabbinic literature, and is used throughout the Middle […]

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Rabbi Moses son of Maimon, known in Hebrew as Rambam and English as Maimonides (1135-1204), is one of the great luminaries of Judaism whose contributions can hardly be overstated. Though he never authored a linear commentary, he freely quotes biblical verses throughout all of his writings. The Biblical Maimonides on Exodus is the culmination of […]

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