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Sunday, February 15 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Mending the Heart, Tending the Soul: A Spiritual Journey through the Torah Path of Mindfulness

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The Torah can be read as a map of the personal spiritual journey toward the inner Promised Land. In this reading, mindfulness practice is Torah's chief means of guiding us along the path, taking us week-by-week toward equanimity, gratitude, laughter, and openness to life. This session will offer an overview of the Torah as a handbook for spiritual seekers as well as direct experience of its approach to mindfulness practice. Familiarity with meditation, mindfulness practice, or Torah is not needed.


Gail Albert

Gail Albert is a psychologist and teacher of Torah and Jewish meditation at the Lev Shalem Institute of the Woodstock Jewish Congregation. Her third book, Mending the Heart, Tending the Soul, explores Torah as an extended parable mapping the personal spiritual journey. She has taught to all faiths since 2004, was on staff at the Cognitive/Schema Therapy Center of NYC, and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Long Ridge

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