Teachings

Rav James in the DC Area, May 5-7, 2017. Click for details

See below for podcasts, writings, prayer resources, and videos.

Podcasts

Meditation Talks

Audio teachings from James’s weekly Heart Consciousness class on mindfulness practice and wisdom for everyday life:

www.jamesmoshejm.blogspot.com

Introduction to Jewish Mindfulness Meditation

 

Mindfulness in Jewish Sources

1. Mindfulness in Jewish Sources – Quieting Technique

2. Mindfulness in Jewish Sources – Piaseczner 2

3. Mindfulness in Jewish Sources – Piaseczner 3

Central Concepts in Hasidism

Central Concepts in Hasidism – Panentheism

Central Concepts in Hasidism – Ayin-Devekut

Central Concepts in Hasidism – Avodah be-Gashmiyut

Prayer in Hasidism

Prayer in Hasidism 1 – Centrality and Kavvanot

Prayer in Hasidism 2 – Praying for Shekhinah

Prayer in Hasidism 3 – Ecstasy and Letters

Kabbalistic teachings

The Purpose of Creation – Kabbalistic Understandings of Why We Are Here

Lurianic Kabbalah Ein Sof and Tzimtzum (The Infinite and the Contraction)

Lurianic Kabbalah Shevirat Ha-Kelim (Breaking of the Vessels)

Writings

Articles

Inviting the Demons In – A Hasidic Approach to Suffering, Conflict, and Human Failings

Non-dual Judaism

Prophecy in our Time

God as Prayer – Pinchas of Koretz

Divrei Torah/Thoughts from the Parsha

The Inner Avraham – Hachnasat Orchim/Welcoming guests and feelings

Torah Study for the Soul: Pri Ha’Aretz

Weeks 1 – 5

Ki Tisa (February 2016)

 

Chants

Chant text: Weekday Davening Chants – Israel

Chant recordings:

Ahava Rabba

Hareini Mikabel Alai

Elohai Neshama

Halo Chai Ani

Baruch She’amar

Ozi

We Are Opening

Shiviti Havaya 1

Ein Od Milvado

 

Video

Parshat Devarim, The Promised Land beyond our Comfort Zone