Reading List

Dear JMC, Can you tell me what books I should be reading to learn more about Jewish meditation? – S.R. Hi S.R. Thanks for writing! We get this question a lot, so it’s about time we put together a list. We’ll try to get a great list of resources and put it on the website, […]

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Why I Sit

For the past fifteen years, I have sat in meditation daily (with a few days off for various flus and whatnot). I have been davening with talit and tefillin for much longer than that but soon after a dear friend taught me to meditate under an Israeli berry tree, I added the intentional I sit […]

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Ask JMC

Dear JMC, What is Jewish meditation, anyways? – Wondering in Brooklyn Hi Wondering. Thanks for asking! JMC Brooklyn’s working definition of Jewish meditation is here.  Our definition is purposefully expansive and somewhat vague, because we want the JMC to be as inclusive as possible. Judaism as religion and identity is individual, evolving, and personal, as […]

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Ask JMC

Dear JMC, Although I don’t currently meditate, I wonder how people who do meditate take the sense of peace into their daily lives. I think that especially in the city, life moves really fast, and it is hard to slow down in crazy moments like rush hour subway rides or long days. I feel like […]

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Ask JMC

Send your questions about Jewish meditation, your personal practice, any of your current contemplations to info@jmcbrooklyn.org! We’ll respond and invite guest bloggers and teachers to weigh in, as well.  Don’t be shy, we’ll post questions anonymously. Ask away!

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