Retreats, Courses, and Programs

from the Institute for Jewish Spirituality

Retreats + Cohort Programs

The Inner Journey to Liberation: A Jewish Contemplative Practice Retreat

March 18-22, 2020
Simi Valley, CA

Open to everyone!

October 2020 – October 2021

Open by application!

January 2020 – July 2021

Open to clergy, by application!


Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Starter Kit
How-to tips,
a Sample Text Teaching and a Guided Jewish Meditation

The Gift of Awareness: Cultivating Mindfulness through Jewish Meditation
An 8-module Guided Journey to Begin Your Practice

The Gift of Awareness for Educators: Jewish Mindfulness Meditation for You and Your Students
A 13-module Guided Journey

Crowned by Light: Torah Study for Spiritual Growth
Text Study 5780 with Rabbi Jonathan Slater

Tree of Life: Five Branches, Five Voices
Text Study 5780 with Kohenet Sarah Chandler, Hazzan Sabrina Sojourner, Rabbi Dorothy Richman, Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, and Rabbi Ellen Lippmann

Educating for a Jewish Spiritual Life
Nurturing the Spiritual Capabilities of Jewish Youth

Sacred Chant: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love
Prayer Project Intensive with Rabbi Shefa Gold
$100 – $175

Receiving and Extending Love: Jewish Prayer through Meditation
Prayer Project Intensive with Rabbi Sheila Peltz Weinberg
$100 – $175

Contemplative Jewish Prayer: Presence, Intention, Surrender
Rabbis Nancy Flam and James Jacobson-Maisels
$100 – $175

Past Text Studies
Digital Downloads with Materials from Prior Text Studies
$240 each

Books, CDs, and Curricula