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Shabbat Scholar: Rabbi Dr. Benjy Epstein

Past Sessions
Saturday, November 23, 2019 25 Marcheshvan 5780 - 10:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, November 22, 2019 24 Marcheshvan 5780 - 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Please join us on Shabbat Chayei Sarah (November 22-23) when we will welcome Rabbi Dr. Benjy Epstein, as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence.

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 4:15 PM
Friday Night Kiddush: 5:15 PM
Dinner: 5:45 PM


Speaking Schedule & Topics

Living in the Presence: An Introduction to Jewish Mindfulness
Friday Night, 7:15 PM

And They Were All Equal For Good:
A Meditation on Cultivating Equanimity

Shabbat Morning, 10:45 AM

Modern Spirituality:
A Q & A with Rabbi Dr. Epstein

Seudah Shelishit, 4:20 PM

The presentations are free and all are invited.

Reservations for the dinner are required (see below to register).


Rabbi Benjamin Epstein, Ph.D. is an experienced psychologist, author, and speaker who blends traditional Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) with cognitive behavioral, spiritual, and acceptance techniques.  Dr. Benjy works effectively across a broad spectrum of age groups to enhance well being by teaching how to live more mindfully and in the present.  In addition to his private practice and mindfulness seminars, he spends his Summers as the Director of Staff Development and Clinical Research in Camp HASC. Dr. Benjy lives in Jerusalem with his wife and four children.


Dr. Benjy has recently authored, "Living in the Presence: A Jewish Mindfulness Guide for Everyday Life," a work designed to provide a practical roadmap to the discovery of purpose, to capture and experience some of the benefits of the world-to-come, right now, in this world. To order, click here.





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