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 a weekly kavanah 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 with Rabbi Yael, or listen from the archive of sits past.

Chanukah with A Way In

In times when it is difficult to find a way forward, Chanukah reminds us to join together and take action even when change feels impossible. 


Lifting Up the Chanukah Lights

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Receiving Shalom:

A Midwinter Mindfulness Retreat

January 26-28, 2018

Murray Grove Retreat Center, Lanoka Harbor, NJ

The practice of Shabbat is essential. It calls us to slow down, to notice the intricate patterns of creation, and to engage the world around us with our senses rather than our actions.

This retreat will embrace Shabbat practice with song, prayer, yoga, shared reflections—and rest.

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