List of Publications:
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘Shekhinah and the Revival of Feminine God Language’, Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Experience 39 (2019), pp. 347-369.
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘“The Secret of Incest” — Ms. Cambridge, Cambridge University Library Dd. 4.2.2’, Kabbalah 45 (2019), pp. 49-78.
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘The Introduction to Sefer Toldot Adam’, Qovetz Al Yad 26 (2018), pp. 47-76 [Hebrew].
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘The Reception of the Dual Channels Concept in Cordovero’s Doctrine of Evil’, Kabbalah: Journal for the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts 36 (2017), pp. 117–158 [Hebrew].
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘“I Arouse the Shekhina”: A Psychoanalytic Study of Anxiety and Desire of the Kabbalah in Relation to the Object of Taboo’, Kabbalah 35, pp. 227-266 [Hebrew].
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘Miriam as a Feminine Role Model in Zohar Literature’, Kabbalah 33 (2015), pp. 183–210 [Hebrew].
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘R. Joseph of Hamadan’s Commentary to the Ten Sefirot’, Kabbalah 32 (2014), pp. 227-321[Hebrew].
Leore Sachs-Shmueli, ‘Seder Gan Eden – Critical Edition and Study (with annotations by Gershom Scholem)’, Kabbalah: 28 (2012), pp. 191-299 [Hebrew].
Accepted for Publication
Leore Sachs- Shmueli, “Maimonides' Rationalization of the Incest Taboo and its Reception in the 13th century Kabbalah and its Affinity to Aquinas,” Harvard Theological Review [forthcoming 2020]
Leore Sachs- Shmueli, ‘A Castilian Debate about the Aims and Limits of Theurgic Practice: Rationalizing Incest in the Zohar, the Writing of R. Joseph Hamadan and R. Moses De León’, in Accounting for the Commandments in Medieval Judaism, edited by Jeremey Brown, Brill EJM series [forthcoming June 2020].
Leore Sachs- Shmueli and Aviad Goldman, ‘The Theosophic Sanctification of the Family in Thirteenth- Century Spain: Kabbalistic and Halakhic Perspectives’ [Hebrew], Pe'amim: Studies in Oriental Jewry.
Leore Sachs- Shmueli, R. Joseph of Hamadan’s Book of Rationale of Negative Commandments: Critical Annotated Edition [Hebrew], under review- and resubmit process in the World Union of Jewish Studies’ Press
Leore Sachs- Shmueli, Kabbalistic Encyclopedia: R. Joseph of Hamadan Sefer Toledot Adam [Hebrew], submitted to Ben Zevi Press
Academic Papers presented at Workshops and Conferences (Highlights)
||The Fourth Annual Conference of the Israel Association for Religious Studies
||“Kabbalistic Ritual for Repairing the Ontological Damage of Transgressions,” & Session coordinator: Rituals in Kabbalah
||Kabbalah and Halakha Scholars’ Workshop, Bar Ilan University
||“Prohibitions as an Ontological Category in Kabbalistic Rationalizing of the Commandments”
||An Online Conference Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of Hayyim Vital’s Death
||“The Tension between the Nuclear Family and the Male Fraternity: From Spain to Zefat, and from Zefat to Podolia”
||Oxford Summer Institute Online
||“Fear: The Prominent Emotional Feature of Prohibitions in Kabbalah”
||The Israeli Association for the Study of the History of Italian Jews
||“The Italian Hermeneutical Response to Changes in Kabbalistic Traditions”
||The Vilna Gaon’s Heritage Conference
||“Sin’s Effect on the Subject Formation and Relationship with God: The Modern Adaptation of Kabbalistic Traditions in Nefesh ha-Hayim and Liqutei Amarim”
||The 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies
||“Reception and Hermeneutics in Recanati’s Torah Commentary: The Paraphrases from Joseph of Hamadan’s Rationale of Commandments”
||AJS 49th Annual Conference, Washington
||“The Unique Features of Prohibition in Kabbalah”
||Canadian Society for Jewish Studies Annual Conference, Montreal
||“The Secret of Incest as a Mystical Key to Supernal World”
||AJS 48th Annual Conference, San Diego
||“A Zoharic Commentary on the Sinew of the Thigh: Did a Late Aramaic Translation of a Castilian Literary Interpretation Enter the Printed Book of the Zohar?,” & Session organizer of: “Between the Spirit and the Pen: Textual Dynamics in the Production of Jewish Mystical Literature”
||Oxford Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
||Oxford Summer Institute on Modern and Contemporary Judaism
||Annual Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School
||“Knowing God through the Taboo of Incest in Kabbalah”
||Zohar Literature’s International Conference at Ben Gurion University and Yad Ben Zvi Institute
||You Are My Sons Truly’: Between the Real and Sublime in Zoharic Literature”
||Leeds’ Medieval Conference, Leeds university, England
||‘”The Castilian Reception of German Pietist Practices for Redemption from Sin: The Case of R. Joseph Hamadan”
||Schocken Jewish Research institute and Bar Ilan University Conference on Spiritual Feminine Leadership, Ramat Gan, Israel
||“Spiritual Feminine Leadership in Liturgical Writing”
||Zohar Literature and Generation Conference, Ben Gurion University
||‘“I Arouse the Shekinah’: A study of Joseph Hamadan’s Teachings and their Affinity to the Zohar, from a Psychoanalytic Perspective’
||Zohar Literature and Generation Conference,” Ben Gurion University