Moses and The Buddha in Dialogue: Exploring East-West

Moses and The Buddha in Dialogue: Exploring East-West

Moses and the Buddha walk into a bar (mitzvah). What happens next? What could Moses, one of the fathers of monotheism, h. In this class, we will explore the theories and practices of both Judaism and Buddhism with one of One Spirit’s most popular teachers, Rabbi David Ingber. The 20th and 21st centuries have brought many traditions and spiritual systems into dialogue in an unprecedented and often surprising way. Judaism and Buddhism were founded over 1500 years apart, and in different parts of the world, but both respond to the human condition in unique yet complementary ways that we can benefit from in our own lives today. Whether you are Jewish, Buddhist, a “Bu-Jew,” or from any other tradition, you’re sure to gain wisdom and insight for your own life in this profound meeting of East and West.

Rabbi David Ingber Named by Newsweek as one of 2013’s Top 50 Most Influential Rabbis in the United States as well as by The Forward as one of the 50 Most Newsworthy and Notable Jews in America, Rabbi David Ingber promotes a renewed Jewish mysticism that integrates meditative mindfulness and physical awareness into mainstream, post-modern Judaism. A major 21st Century Jewish thinker and educator, his rich perspective, open heart and mind, and full-bodied approach to Jewish learning has brought him to speak throughout the United States and worldwide throughout Canada, Europe and Israel. The founder of Romemu Synagogue, Rabbi Inger also sits on the Board of Directors of Aleph and Synagogue 3000 Next Dor’s Working Group of Sacred Emergent Communities where he continues to teach.

Sunday, December 11, 2016
9:30am to 5pm ET

OneSpirit Elective Credit:

Available by:
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General Public: $ 95.00
One Spirit Graduates: $ 80.00
Student Upcharge: $ 0.00


Faculty: David Ingber

Rabbi David Ingber is called the Interspiritual Rabbi, and was named by Newsweek as one of 2013’s top 50 most influential rabbis in the United States and by The Forward as one of the 50 most newsworthy and notable Jews in America. Rabbi David is the Founder and Spiritual Director of Romemu, a New York City based vibrant and inclusive Jewish Community All his life David dreamed of creating a Jewish place where anyone of any background or denomination could come and pray in an integrated way, exercising one¹s body, mind and soul. Romemu was created in 2006 and now offers services infused with meditation and yoga, as well as a myriad of community groups, teachings, and events.

David’s approach to teaching is very accessible and his learning is informed by a wide range of world-views. He is illuminated by Jewish mysticism and Chassidut, and fascinated by the intersection of these ideas with those of other Western and Eastern philosophies.

If you have questions about registering for this course, please contact One Spirit Learning Alliance by email to [email protected] or call 212-931-6840 x 0.