of the Spirit:
the Old New, and the New Holy.” A
New Jewish Meditation Group Begins on Rosh Chodesh
order to pray, the rabbis would meditate for an
hour before prayer.
has been a spiritual practice used by Jews and
others for centuries to “wake up.”
Meditation practice not only helps us to have
sharper attention and focus in our daily lives,
it helps us to awaken to the higher reality behind
our surface awareness, that adonai echad….
God is the ultimate unity… and ein od milvado…
there is nothing but God. From such a higher awareness
or experience, prayer is no longer a challenging
attempt to lift words off the page. From this
connected place, prayer flows of its own accord
from our hearts (tefillat she b’lev). Compassion
naturally arises. Joy increases.
will include: meditation instruction and guidance,
silence, text study, chant, and walking meditation.
Chairs will be provided. If you prefer, please
bring your own pillows, meditation cushions, etc.
2x/mth. Sundays, 4-5:30pm.
on: 10/18, 11/1, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20,
1/17, 1/31, 2/7, 2/21, 4/4, 4/18.
(You can drop in and not come to all sessions!)
Mizel Musem 400 S. Kearney St., Denver, 80224
Led by Rabbi Stephen Booth-Nadav and occasional
visiting teachers, ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US!
By donation/freewill offering/Nadiv Lev
opportunity is supported by the Rose Community
Foundation Learning Grants, Limmud Colorado, and
the Mizel Museum. It is co-sponsored by Aytz Chayim/Tree
of Life: Deepening Roots, Growing Branches, and
Adventure Rabbi (www.adventurerabbi.org).
at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in
1992, Rabbi Steve has served as the rabbi of Congregation
Bnai Havurah: CJRF for the past eleven years.
Steve has recently joined the staff of “Adventure
Rabbi,” where he leads contemplative hikes,
co-leads a new Bnai Mitzvah “adventure’
program, and provides life-cycle services. In
conjunction with Rabbi Korngold in Boulder, Adventure
Rabbi is branching out through Steve in Denver.
is also launching “Aytz Chayim/Tree of Life,”
which will be a non-denominational center for
exploring Jewish spirituality, multifaith dialogue
addition to seventeen years in the rabbinate,
Rabbi Steve trained in Jewish/Mindfulness meditation
for two years with Sylvia Boorstein and Rabbis
Sheila Weinberg and Jeff Roth in the “Mindfullness
Leadership Training” program at Elat Chayyim.
He just completed another two year training at
the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. He has
been a student of R. Zalman Schachter-Shalomi,
R. David Cooper, R. Rami Shapiro, Parker Palmer,
and more recently, of Ken Wilber. He is on the
board of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association.
further information, questions, to RSVP, please