A Way In


Directing the Heart Through Jewish Mindfulness

ישרי לב


Jewish Mindfulness strengthens our capacity to be present to all that life brings


Teachings Based on Torah

A Way In offers kavanot based on the rhythms of Jewish time and original translations by Rabbi Yael Levy.

Weekly Meditation Sits

Join us every Thursday 8-8:30 AM EST live via call-in for a  Morning Meditation Sit, or listen from the archive of sits past.

What is Jewish Mindfulness?

Watch this video for an introduction from Rabbi Yael Levy, founder of A Way In  Jewish Mindfulness Organization.


Rabbi Yael Levy video: Intentions for Nisan 5779


Omer Retreat in the High Desert of New Mexico


May 23-28, 2019, Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center, Abiquiu, NM

Five-Day Jewish Mindfulness Retreat in the High Desert of New Mexico Guided by Rabbi Yael Levy


May we trust the Unfolding and meet it well
May we dwell in the land and be nourished by faith.
— Psalm 37:3

בטח ביה ועשה טוב שכן ארצ ורעה אמונה


Directing the Heart

A Way In Jewish Mindfulness is based on these foundational teachings:




Listen and love

שמע ואהבת
Shema, veahafta
Pay attention and cultivate the capacity to meet each moment with love and strength

I am grateful

מודה אני
Modah ani
I give thanks

Lift up your eyes

אשא עיני
Esa enay
Cultivate awareness, amazement and awe

This is your life right now

זה היום
Zeh ha yom
Calling ourselves present to each moment

Pause and restore your soul

שבת וינפש
Shabbat vayinafash

Rest and renewal