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From the Publisher"With eye-popping surprises on almost every page, Cohen invites us to reconsider our own disguises (and any visit to the tailor)!"
—Lawrence Kushner, Emanu-El Scholar, Congregation Emanu-El of San Francisco; author, I'm God; You're Not: Observations on Organized Religion and Other Disguises of the Ego
"A compassionate meditation on the human condition … Cohen again demonstrates that Torah is the appropriate dressing to cure the ailment of Adam’s mortality."
—Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky, Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies, The Jewish Theological Seminary; author, Sage Tales: Wisdom and Wonder from the Rabbis of the Talmud
“Long have we waited for an illuminating study of the biblical mystique of clothes. Thanks now to the lively and thoughtful prose of Cohen, we wait no more.”
—Phyllis Trible, Baldwin Professor of Sacred Literature, Emerita, Union Theological Seminary
“Brilliantly informative…. Holds up a mirror and prompts us to reflect on whether the world sees us as we see ourselves.”
—Peter J. Rubinstein, senior rabbi, Central Synagogue, New York City
“From Scripture to Shakespeare, Cohen weaves an extended creative midrash ... covering and uncovering layers of meaning in ancient texts.”
—Rabbi Judith Z. Abrams, author, The Other Talmud—The Yerushalmi: Unlocking the Secrets of The Talmud of Israel for Judaism Today