Makom: Jewish Spirituality
At Makom we explore Jewish spiritual practice and make the time to illuminate various aspects of Jewish mysticism. Through workshops and retreats centered on Jewish contemplative practice, monthly evenings of Jewish chant, opportunity to study the ethical practice of mussar and more, Makom provides an oasis for Jewish spirituality in the midst of the noise of the city.
Throughout the year we welcome you to join us for our annual Day of Kabbalah in partnership with the Carlebach Shul, events focused on neo-hasidism, days of learning centered on the deep teachings of Chasidic masters, and concerts mystical themes. Whatever your Jewish spirit needs to grow, you can find it at Makom.
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Day of Kabbalah: Kabbalah + Psychology: Co-sponsored by the Carlebach Shul. Did kabbalah influence Freud and Jung? Can mystical concepts help us understand human behavior? Take time for yourself and explore your own inner landscape through a mystical lens as we investigate the fascinating intersection of kabbalah and psychology. Join us for an amazing day that combines academic excellence, text study and transformational experience. Renowned teachers include Professor Moshe Idel, Dr. Sanford Drob, Shimona Tzukernik, Dr. Nathaniel Berman, Rabbi Naftali Citron, Rabbi David Ingber, Rabbi Yoel Glick and more.Check back here for a growing list of topics and workshops. Registration and breakfast at 9:30 am; kosher lunch available for purchase.
Uncovering the Brilliant Light of the Soul: Mussar is a traditional Jewish approach to spiritual insight and practical self-improvement. It aims to bridge the gap between intellect and emotions, and establish new bases for personal actions and interpersonal relations. This class includes ongoing learning about Mussar and also focus on its transformational teachings and practices. You may join this class at any time and your fee will be prorated.
Jewish Chant: Join these extraordinary students of Shefa Gold each month for an uplifting evening of Jewish chant. Use your voice in call and response -- an age old spiritual practice -- to open your hearts through prayer and song.
GENEROSITY IS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
Makom appreciates your involvement and encourages your support—both spiritual and financial. Your contributions help sustain our programs. Please call Susie Kessler at 646.505.5726 to discuss.