What’s Jewish About Meditation?

jewish meditationEver wonder what is Jewish about meditation? If so, this workshop is for you!
Join Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb and Jeff Tatelman at Congregation Har HaShem to explore Jewish mindfulness practice. The workshop will begin with a presentation exploring and addressing why meditation is helpful, what is Jewish about meditation, and how to meditate. Meditation instruction will be offered and participants will practice different meditations. Participants will leave with resources to take home. This workshop is open to experienced and beginning meditators.
Led by Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb who has studied at Nepal’s Pokhara Buddhist Meditation Center and completed a two year training program at the Institute for Jewish Spirituality under the tutelage of Rabbi Sheila Weinberg. Co-led by Jeff Tatelman who has been a member of Har HaShem for 18 years.  He participated in the Institute for Jewish Spirituality’s Tikkun Middot Project, and has been practicing integrating a mindfulness practice with character development for 2 years.
Date: Monday, June 22, 6:30-8:30pm at Congregation Har HaShem South Building
Cost of registration, materials and snacks: $18 members/$25 non-members
Registration is required as space is limited. Click here to register.

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