There are new offerings from the Institute each month! 
Check out what's available in November and beyond!
Program Offerings from the Institute for 
November and beyond!
Did you know that the Institute for Jewish Spirituality offers different online and in-person programs almost every month, some of them free of charge? Check out what's new, see what's coming up in the future, and find the practice option that's right for you!
Text Study 5778 has officially begun!
Join our online learning community this year as Rabbis Marc Margolius and Sam Feinsmith teach two unique, engaging tracks of Torah Study. Friday, November 3 is the last week of the free trial, so get a taste, decide what you like, and learn with us this year! 
Integrating Jewish Spiritual Practice with Activism
With Rabbi Elliot Tepperman
Thursday, November 2 at 2:30pm ET

In these contentious and often dispiriting times, many people experience (or seek) distance between time for spiritual practice/renewal and social justice activism. Join Elliot in this webinar as he shares ways to integrate Jewish spiritual practice with the pursuit of justice.

Prayer Project: Hitbodedut: Cultivating Spontaneous Conversations with God
With Rabbi David Jaffe
Starts Sunday, December 3!

This 30-day online course will give your prayer life a boost through the potent practice of hitbodedut . Daily assignments will include setting intentions, creating time and space for practice, and turning Torah into prayer. Join us in really thinking about connecting the mind and heart to transform action, and really thinking about what it means to have a conversation when you're not sure to whom you are speaking - or if there is any conversation partner at all!

Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program
Cohort 5
Applications Now Open! 

This 15-month cohort program will run from April 2018 through July 2019. Join other aspiring Jewish meditation teachers in deepening your practice, building your teaching skills, and growing as leaders in the field of Jewish mindfulness meditation. Applications open through November 15, 2017. 

Mindfulness in the White House: An Interview with Sarah Hurwitz
Tuesday, November 21 at 8:15pm ET

Sarah Hurwitz is an alumna of the Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program, and a former speechwriter to Barack and Michelle Obama. In this interview with Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell, she'll discuss integrating mindfulness and politics, spirituality, and her new book.

Weekly Online Meditation Group
Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:15pm ET

You asked, we answered! The Institute is now offering free weekly online group meditation. These online sessions are held every Wednesday, and are open to everyone, with no registration required! 

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