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Saturday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Jewish Meditation 101

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Judaism has a long history of meditation and contemplative practice as a way to cultivate compassion, personal transformation, and connection. We will cover the basics of Jewish meditation with instruction, exercises & discussion. The session is open to people with all levels of experience, and is designed to offer a broad introduction to Jewish meditation, teachings, & contemplative practice. Come if you are interested in deepening your practice, Jew-ing it up, or finally learning how to sit still.

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Alison Laichter

Alison Laichter is a meditation teacher, urban planner, community organizer and founding director of the Jewish Meditation Center. She’s a recipient of the Joshua Venture Group $100k fellowship and one of the Jewish Week’s Visionary 36 Under 36. She studied engineering at The Cooper Union and urban planning at Columbia University. She’s been meditating since she was 15, including in the Himalayan, Santa Cruz, and San Miguel... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Somerville main hotel 5th floor conference level