Gaining an appreciation of the forest “kahal” was, for many of us, our entry point into thinking about the mystery of the natural world in a new way.
Matthew I. Banks, Ph.D. has been a member of Beth Israel Center since 1999. Dr. Banks is a neuroscientist who is trained as a Jewish mindfulness meditation teacher by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. Dr. Banks has been leading The Madison Center for Jewish Meditation since 2015.