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Reb Moshe's Teachers

Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. Since the early 1960s, Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi has been studying, experimenting with, teaching and modeling a Judaism that is both ancient and alive, holding to tradition and attuned to our present times. In so doing, Reb Zalman has profoundly changed Jewish life and practice around the world. Since 1998, Reb Zalman has been Spiritual Director of the Yesod Foundation and a leader in bringing the deep wisdom of the Jewish tradition to contemporary culture.

Rabbi Arthur Green. Arthur Green is one of the world’s preeminent authorities on Jewish thought and spirituality. As Rector of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, and as the Philip W. Lown Professor of Jewish Thought at Brandeis University, Reb Arthur’s teachings and writings present a unique vision of Jewish spirituality and education for the 21st century.

Rabbi Everett Gendler studied at the University of Chicago, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Columbia University. After serving congregations in Mexico, Brazil and Princeton, New Jersey, he was rabbi to Temple Emanuel in Lowell, Massachusetts from 1971 to 1995, and Jewish chaplain and instructor in philosophy and religious studies at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts from 1976 to 1995. Involved in nonviolent struggles for racial justice, peace, and environmental preservation and appreciation, he has written about these areas, while also with his wife, Mary, tending and tilling a sizable organic acreage in Andover. Since retirement, he and his wife have been engaged in some community education about practical nonviolence with the Tibetan exile community in India.

Sylvia Boorstein is a founding teacher of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center and a psychotherapist, wife, mother, and grandmother who is particularly interested in seeing daily life as practice. Her books include It’s Easier Than You Think, the Buddhist Way to Happiness; Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There: A Mindfulness Retreat; That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist; and Pay Attention for Goodness’ Sake: Practicing the Perfections of the Heart — The Buddhist Path of Kindness.

Wed, July 17 2019 14 Tammuz 5779