"I love Yiddish Yoga! It could be the new Haiku for Jews or Zen Judaism."—Susan Weis, Breathe Books, Baltimore
"Yiddish Yoga is ultimately a short story about transformation, a warm and likable tale about letting go of the past, and living in the moment. It is about putting the 'om' in shalom."—The Jewish Journal, Boston
"The greatest joy of Yiddish Yoga is its matter-of-fact depiction of a reassuring factthat growing older doesn't mean we have to stop growing."—The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
"I fell in love with Ruthie…An absolute delight."—Marilyn Dahl, Shelf Awareness
About the Author
Lisa Grunberger holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Religions from the University of Chicago Divinity School and teaches writing in the English department at Temple University in Philadelphia. She has taught yoga for many years, and is also a published poet and performer.
A native New Yorker from Long Island who grew up with an Israeli mother and a Viennese father, Lisa was immersed in Yiddishkeit from a young age.
Yiddish Yoga is her first book.