Jews have a tradition, based in biblical law, of interest-free lending, primarily--but not exclusively--to other Jews.
According to the kabbalists, the attributes of God relate to each other in a scripted way.
Beliefs & Practices
The Guide for the Perplexed tells us more about what God isn't than what God is.
Written in 933, The Book of Beliefs and Opinions provided rational analysis of God and Judaism, setting a precedent for medieval philosophers.
What to do before your son's circumcision.
Hasidism spread mystical ideas to the masses of East-European Jewry.
The Rabbis regulated the giving and receiving of tzedakah even while recognizing that how one gives may be as important as how much one gives.
Early Jewish mystics tried to achieve visions of the Divine.
After the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, the center of kabbalistic study moved to the town of Safed in northern Palestine.
From the 13th through the 15th century, the Iberian Peninsula was the home of most major kabbalists.