Journeys of Transformation
We create personalized holistic guidance and journey with you through an evolution in body and soul.
How can we help?
The Israel Center guides are here to assist you to deepen your self-understanding and to work with whatever is challenging you, whether it is personal or in your marriage, with addiction or trauma.
There will be a training program in English on Executive Coaching and the Enneagram, commencing in October 2020.
Come Walk With Me
I want to connect in a deep and meaningful way to the ones I love. We have been created with this constant drive for connection.It is an essential part of our being. I sit in a room with people I love. Yet I feel separate, alone.I want to reach out to connect but hesitate. Echos […]Read more
My Need to Perform to Feel Loved
The most beautiful part of my meditation is after it is over. I sit in stillness and savor the alternative consciousness. It is timeless. I float outside of time and space in an alternate dimension. The default mode network rigidified way of thinking is suspended. I can see myself through a new lense. Our thinking […]Read more
Meditation as a Tool for Awareness
I sit by the pool on my meditation cushions. It is still dark out. The trees are silhouettes in the sky. The occasional flock of Canadian geese fly by , honking their arrival in the pre -dawn light. I start my chanting and meditation. The first thirty minutes slowly drift by. I feel distracted. I […]Read more
When I left yeshiva in 1982 to start Aish LA, I was two years short of completing the studies for my rabbinical ordination. I certainly did not need it to be a manager and a fund-raiser. But when I learned that my mother’s cancer had metastasized, I decided it was time to finally get smicha, […]Read more
What the Blind See
Leaving Israel, standing in line at Ben Gurion Airport, I saw a long-line of obviously blind Israeli teenagers making their way to a check-in counter. I watched them intently and was amazed. In our morning prayers, there is a series of blessings we say right when we get up. These blessings are supposed to help […]Read more
“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.”
~M. Scott Peck
“When you examine the lives of the most influential people who have ever walked among us, you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature and only then with their physical selves.”
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”