About the Author
Esther G. Chasin
completed her formal Torah education, including the Prophets and Pirke Avot Musar, in 1929. With a B.H.L. from the Teachers Institute, she taught Hebrew school for 12 years, interrupting her career for marriage and family. She became engrossed in the spiritual goals of different traditions, especially kabbalah, in the 1970's. From 1978-1979 she coordinated the course "Teachings in Mysticism" for the Great Neck Adult Program. She arranged shabbatons and lectures, led by kabbalah teachers, in her home. Since 1984 she has taught kabbalah doctrines and a course she developed called "La'Asot," blending Torah with kabbalah as a spiritual psychology that engages the soul. Chasin, widowed in 1980, is the mother of three and grandmother of three.