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Contemplative Jewish practice increases our capacity for connection, joy and inspiration, and we want the same for you. In this weekly podcast, Rabbi James Jacobson Maisels shares his own journey of practice with us, and coaches us on bringing practice to bear on the full human experience.


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Are you leading a Meditation Sit Group?

Or HaLev encourages members of our community who are leading Meditation Sit Groups to share this podcast and the Jewish Wisdom they contain with your groups. The Source Sheets below contain many of the texts explored by Rav James, in both Hebrew and English, along with practice prompts and questions for deepening, exploration and discussion.

  • Softness Podcasts
  • Softness Source Sheets
  • Playfulness Podcasts
  • Playfulness Source Sheets
Softness Podcasts

Introduction to Softeness - Podcast 1

Introduction to Softness 

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Introduction to Softness 

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Introduction to Softness 

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Softness Source Sheets
Playfulness Podcasts
Playfulness Source Sheets