Selected Course Topics

INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH SPIRITUALITY

Lean how an ancient Jewish practice can provide us with the necessary tools for living a full life.

  • What is "Jewish" about Spirituality?  

  • What is Mussar / Mindfulness / Meditation / Visualization

LIVING WITH PURPOSE

  • Discover and share Jewish wisdom texts and teachings about how to live a life of meaning.

  • Explore and enrich your learning as you engage in a series of contemplative and creative practices.

MYSTICAL SECRETS OF THE HEBREW ALPHABET 

  • Learn how letters of the alphabet offer important messages

  • Knowing the inner meaning of each letter illuminates Jewish concepts

THE MUSSAR PATH 

  • What is Mussar?

  • Learn from Mussar texts

  • How to be a “mensch”, a good person

  • How to master your inner desires

SOCIAL JUSTICE IN ANCIENT TIMES

  • What societal issues did the prophets try to resolve? 

  • What was their message and how was it received? 

  • What was the impact on their personal lives? 

PERSONALITY TRAITS AND THE ROLE THEY PLAY IN YOUR LIFE

  • Determine the way in which personality traits play a key role in your life 

  • What guidance is there for achieving balance in your life? 

  • Begin to see yourself through a new lens

AN EXPERIENCE OF SPIRITUAL TECHNIQUES  

  • Meditation

  • Visualization

  • Journaling

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