I'm looking for some book recommendations for how Jews view various Buddhist teachings and doctrines and engage in Jewish-Buddhist dialogues.

Maybe something similar to what I'm looking for is "Rabbi on the Ganges: A Jewish-Hindu Encounter" (this of course, is a Hindu-Jewish equivalent, written from a Jewish point of view).

Basically a book which analyzes Buddhist doctrines and makes parallels with Jewish views.

Generally, I would like the book to be from a Jewish perspective/POV (not comparative religion, but a book recommendation about Jewish perspectives).

  • "...analyzes Buddhist doctrines and makes parallels with Jewish views" - How is this not comparative religion?
    – Harel13
    Nov 21 at 7:10

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I believe the exact book you are looking for is "Letters to a Buddhist Jew" by Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz and David Gottlieb.

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