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Jewish Mysticism and the Tarot


What could be a better way to explore Jewish tradition this holiday season than by unpacking the esoteric undertones of the faith as depicted in tarot cards?

Please join Catland and the Book Unbound as we journey through the branches of Elohim, or the tree of life, the Sephirot and their associations, and investigate the presence of Hebrew glyphs and characters embedded throughout the pages of the Smith-Waite tarot card deck.

All levels welcome!


Recommended Reading: 78 Degrees of Wisdom by Rachel Pollack; The Mystical Qabalah by Dion Fortune.


About the Book Unbound:

Having studied the cards for almost ten years, Ken has had the great privilege of mentoring under esteemed tarot masters like Rachel Pollack and Riva Bond of New York's Lower East Side. He is a graduate of the University at Albany’s English program, where he received his first set of tarot cards from poet and Writing Center director, Jil Hanifan.

The Book Unbound has partnered with a number of local proprietors to help bring tarot to the stage, including Catland Books (Bushwick), the Cobra Club (Bushwick), the Way Station (Crown Heights), the Crown Inn (Crown Heights), and the Branded Saloon (Crown Heights), and we are always interested in building relationships with community leaders, activists, and business owners.

For more information, please see our contact page at

Earlier Event: December 17
Dark Moon Ritual - New Moon in Sagittarius
Later Event: December 19
Ritual Tea Workshop