Wise Aging

Wise Aging   IntroductionThere is no set of instructions for getting older—for the shifts in our social and support networks, the feeling of invisibility, the angst of dealing with aging parents, the mixed signals of entering retirement, or the surprising turns...
Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit

Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit

In Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit, Rabbi Rachel Cowan and Dr. Linda Thal give us the tools we need to navigate the challenges of aging as we find joy and meaning in our lives. With the same warmth, humor, and wisdom that draws thousands to their innovative workshops on aging, they deliver practical, real world suggestions: journaling exercises, meditations, and activities that dig deep and lead us to a better understanding of how to age well.

Silent Retreat 2019

Opening the Heart, Befriending the Mind, Acting Wisely: A Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Retreat Open to Everyone November 17-21, 2019 Garrison Institute / Garrison, NY REGISTER NOW Mindfulness practice helps us welcome each moment of our experience with kindness,...

Our Staff, Teachers, and Board

Our Staff, Teachers, and Board IJS teaches people who are seeking a deeper, richer and more meaningful life experience Jewish spiritual practices that are grounded in mindfulness. Our Staff Elizabeth Cohen Development Associate Elizabeth has spent most of her...

IJS in Your Community

IJS in Your Community Cultivating Mindfulness. Deepening Connection. Enlivening Jewish Life. Looking to engage in Jewish spiritual practice, right in your community? The Institute is committed to supporting a growing network of practice that reflects local needs and...