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Below are links to the last 5 entries on my blog Mindful Torah. It features commentaries and poems based on the weekly Torah Portion, psalms, other Jewish texts and subjects of interest. Check them out and share comments or questions as well:


I have been leading weekly mindfulness meditation at Lehigh for the past few years. These live sessions will continuing on a weekly basis on Fridays at 1:00 PM EDT through most of the summer. These live sessions can be found by going to

However, in case you aren’t available at that time, I will be posting recordings of some of the meditation sessions here. I hope you find them helpful during these challenging times.

Meditation on love and compassion 4/3/20

Meditation on staying grounded 4/10/20

Meditation on Uncertainty and Receiving Blessing 4/17/20

Meditation for Sending Blessing to the World 4/24/20

Meditation on “the pause between the notes” 5/1/20

Meditation on the Awakened Heart 5/8/20

Compassion in the face of fear 5/15/20

The Love That Never Dies 5/22/20

Sending Blessings to a World in Turmoil 6/5/20

Help Us Learn What We Need to Know 6/26/20

The Four Noble Truths of Life 7/17/20

The Wisdom of No Escape 7/24/20

More on Meditation and Loving Kindness 8/7/20

Music and Videos

Here is my recording of Rabbi Shefa Gold’s Musical setting of Psalm 118:14, which I wrote about in my remarks before the seder on 4/8/20 above. “My strength, my song is the Source, who is for me salvation.”

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