Seeking and Soaring provides the opportunity to meet and learn from thirty-one Jewish spiritual guides, teachers and scholars from across the spectrum of Jewish life. Essays by leading professionals reveal traditional and contemporary methods of Jewish spiritual development, guidance and support. Significant innovations are included, such as the incorporation of ritual, movement, and guided experiences in nature. The inclusion of stories and instructive excerpts from sessions in progress, as well as powerful, pertinent teachings of Jewish spiritual masters make Seeking and Soaring a valuable resource for seekers, teachers and guides.
Praise for Seeking and Soaring The rich and varied essays address the needs and yearning of contemporary Jews. You will find much to nourish your soul and enrich your practice as you companion people at moments of suffering and joy. —Barbara E. Breitman, co-editor Jewish Spiritual Direction: An Innovative Guide from Traditional and Contemporary Sources
"Glows with Spirit. A must read for all who seek or teach about a meaningful life. The occasional Hebrew words are carefully explained. The profession of spiritual direction is enriched with the publication of Seeking and Soaring." —Dale T. Irvin, President, New York Theological Seminary
Edited by Rabbis Goldie Milgram and Shohama Wiener Introduction by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi: Contributing authors: Estelle Frankel, Barry Bub, Diane Elliot, Howard Cohen, Jill Hammer, David Daniel Klipper, Goldie Milgram, Shefa Gold, Carola de Vries Robles, Marcia Prager, Joyce Reinitz, Carol Rose, Melinda Ribner, Hanna Tiferet Siegel, Shulamit Fagan, Nadya Gross, Anne Brener, Chaya Gusfeld, Shohama Wiener, Ellen Kaufman Dosick, Ruth Gan Kagan, Howard Avruhm Addison, Elliot Ginsburg, Rami Shapiro, Burt Jacobson, Mitchell Chefitz, Sandra Sarah Cohen, David Zaslow, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Shawn Israel Zevit, Raachel Nathan Jurovics, Wayne Dosick