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A Teacher’s Teacher – Kevah Educator Dr. David Sanders

I love how we sit in a circle and learn from each other – it confirms, for me, that the best learning occurs when the learner is integral to the study.” ~ Dr. David Sanders

With Kevah‘s recent expansion in Colorado, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to bring Dr. David Sanders into the Kevah family. Dr. Sanders’ has an extensive background is Judaism, Kabbalah and Psychology. Founder and executive director of the Kabbalah Experience, David is considered a teacher’s teacher. He combines over thirty years of experience as both a psychologist and Kabbalist helping guide people to a deeper awareness and fulfillment in their lives. His own transformation from religious studies to mysticism intrigued him to broaden the study of Kabbalah to practical spiritual growth—helping others to challenge their perceptions of the way they view themselves and the world. He shared some thoughts about his Kevah  journey.

I was interested in Kevah as I feel you are on target. Focusing on the learner and their interests and needs. The customized model appealed to me. I am interested in being part of anything that supports grassroots Jewish learning!

This past year, our group (Wine, Women, and Mindfulness) has studied the soul and the many masks that we wear in our lives. There have been many moments, deeply personal, where our Kevah Group has shared how these masks have impacted relationships with children, parents or significant others. For me, when insight leads to personal change it is why we study – it is the profundity of study.

Founded around a Berkeley kitchen table in 2008, when four friends created a pluralistic network of Jewish text study groups that appealed to their own “do-it-yourself” ethos, Kevah has expanded throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and now the Denver/Boulder metro area. Kevah Groups are exploring topics that range from Talmudic law in the context of American legal ideals, to Mindfulness and Meditation, and everything in between!

Learn how easy it is to start your own Kevah Group today. Complete our Get Involved form – our team will be in touch to support you every step of the way. Questions? Visit kevah.org or contact us at (510) 280-5656. 

 

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