Sample Course Descriptions

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 CONTAINED IN THE HEBREW ALPHABET 

  • Learn how letters of the alphabet offer important messages

  • Knowing the inner meaning of each letter illuminates Jewish concepts

WAYS TO LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE

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

  • Learning 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

Ruth that was wonderful!  You are so knowledgeable and I can tell you put lots of preparation into your lesson.  Thank you so much!!  F.B. 

I want to know more, I love the way you teach! Thank you! K.G. 

WHY STUDY? 

Engaging in study is fulfilling a Jewish obligation, a mitzvah. When you increase your wisdom, you sensitize yourself and grow from the experience. So, not only are you growing closer to God, you are reaching deeper parts within yourself. 

CONTACT INFO

267. 225. 6136

ruthschapira@innerjudaism.com 

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