Spirituality Resources

Resources for Jewish Spiritual Seeking & Exploration 
(Compiled by Rabbi Richard Hirsh, December 2014)


The Awakened Heart Project : podcasts, videos, on-line instructions for Jewish spiritual practice, retreats.   Rabbi Jeff Roth

Institute for Jewish Spirituality:  podcasts, on-line text study, retreats

A Way In   Rabbi Yael Levy

Rabbi Shefa Gold: Jewish Chant Practice

The Mussar Institute  Rabbi Ira Stone (Beth Zion-Beth Israel, Philadelphia)




Jonathan Slater:  Mindful Jewish Living; Compassionate Practice  and A Partner in Holiness (Torah portion of the week + Hasidic commentary + applied practice, 2 volumes)

Alan Lew:  Be Still and Get Going: A Jewish Meditation Practice for Real Life

Jeff Roth: Jewish Meditation Practices for Everyday Life

Yoel Glick: Living the Life of Jewish Meditation

Ellen Umansky and Diane Ashton: Four Centuries of Jewish Women’s Spirituality: A Sourcebook

Janet Ruth Falon: The Jewish Journaling Book

Zena Schulman, editor: Good Noticing! (weekly Torah portion, holidays, prayers: may be hard to find, published by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality)

Marcia Falk: The Book of Blessings and The Days Between: Blessing, Poems, and Directions for the Heart of the Jewish High Holiday Season.

Avrum Davis: Meditation from the Heart of Judaism: Today’s Teachers Share Their Practice, Techniques, and Faith

Lawrence Kushner: Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Introduction for Christians;   Filling Words With Light: Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish Prayer; God was in this Place & I, I did not know;