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and Enliven Jewish Life.

Get Free Resources from IJS to help respond to life’s challenges.

FREE Online Meditation, Yoga, and More.

Registration Now Open:

Begins March 17


Discover the power of hitbodedut, an accessible prayer practice. This four-week online course is guided by Rabbi David Jaffe and open to all experience levels.

Weekly Young Adult Mindfulness Sit | FREE


Hosted by Rebecca Schisler and facilitated by guest teachers. Join our growing young adult community and nurture your capacity for compassion and resilience.

Jews of Color (JoC) Monthly Mindfulness Sit | FREE


Led by Keshira haLev Fife, IJS Faculty Fellow, Yoshi Silverstein of Mitsui Collective, and other guest JoC leaders. Join us in a space dedicated to Jews of Color for a monthly opportunity to slow down together and take a mindful pause.

LGBTQ+ Monthly Mindfulness Sit | FREE


Join Rabbi Myriam Klotz and guest leaders for a monthly Jewish mindfulness sit offered by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+.

Josh’s Friday Reflections


Sign up to receive Friday morning reflections on the week in preparation for Shabbat from IJS President & CEO Rabbi Josh Feigelson.

Explore Our New Programs & Events for the Upcoming Year

Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we’re here for you! Join the IJS community and plan ahead now for a year of learning, practice, and growth.

New Podcast From IJS


Pause in the midst of your busy day to renew your body, heart, mind and spirit with a Jewishly-framed mindfulness meditation from the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.

Podcast Exploring Mindful Practices For Every Day


A podcast hosted by Rabbi Josh Feigelson, President & CEO of IJS. A production of Unpacked and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. Listen everywhere you get your podcasts.

For over 20 years, the Institute for Jewish Spirituality has helped thousands of people every year to slow down, reconnect with themselves and the world, and rediscover their sense of sacred purpose. We invite you to explore our website where you will find teachings, inspiration, guided meditations, and retreat opportunities to become more mindful, more peaceful, more compassionate, and more resilient, all through the rich wisdom of Jewish tradition. Wherever you are on your journey, whether you are just beginning or you have practiced mindfulness for years, we welcome you.

“IJS has changed my life. I know it sounds dramatic. But I want everyone to know what I now know – our Jewish Hassidic wisdom has deepened my prayer, my meditation and my mindset. Even more essentially, because of IJS I have changed the way I speak to myself, which has changed everything.”

Aliza Kline

CEO, One Table