Teachers & Resources

The following are teachers, resources and books recommended by Chaim David. Most of these teachers have also been teachers of Chaim David, either directly or indirectly.

NOTE:  When seeking teachers of Kaballah / Jewish Mysticism, it is critical to only learn from those who teach authentic Kaballah, as Kaballah is not designed to be taught outside of Torah based Judaism.  All of these teachers below are teachers who works are authentic Jewish Mysticism.

Teachers & Resources

Teacher Organization Website
Rabbi Simon Jacobson Meaningful Life Center http://www.MeaningfulLife.com
Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsburgh Authentic Jewish Mysticism & Thought http://www.Inner.org
Rabbi Avraham Sutton Kabbalah and the Geulah http://www.AvrahamSutton.com/
Rabbi Laibl Wolf Mind Yoga / Practical Kabbalah http://www.laiblwolf.com/
Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Azamra http://www.azamra.org/
Rabbi Lazer Brody Lazer Beams http://www.lazerbrody.com
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman Ohr Chadash http://thetrugmans.com/
Rabbi Alon Anava Beer Miram & Atzmut http://www.atzmut.com
 Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan 1934 – 1983  Master of Kabbalah & primary author of authentic Kabbalah in English


Jewish Meditation
Rabbi Dov Ber Pinson Iyyun — Also a teacher of Kabbalah http://www.iyyun.org
Rabbi Naftali Citron Carlebach Shul—Also a teacher of Kabbalah http://www.CalebachShul.org
Mindy Ribner Given guidance and bracha from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach to
Teach Jewish Meditation
Roberta Flatow Given guidance and bracha from Lubavitcher Rebbe to Teach Hitbonenut


Exciting Judaism Source for Authentic Jewish Mysticism http://www.excitingJudaism.com


 Book Recommendations:

From Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

  • Innerspace
  • Meditation and the Bible
  • Meditation and Kaballah
  • Jewish Meditation—A Practical Guide


From Rabbi Simon Jacobson

  • Towards a Meaningful Life
  • 60 Day – Mystical / Chasidic Understanding of Elul / Tishrei (High Holidays)
  • Day by Day Guide to the Omer

From Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsberg

  • What You Need to Know about Kabbalah
  • The Hebrew Letters
  • Body, Mind & Soul
  • The Mystery of Marriage


From Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum


From Rabbi Arye Trugman

  • The Mystical Power of Music
  • The Mystical Meaning of Dreams
  • The Mystical Nature of Light
  • Return Again—Dynamics of Reincarnation

From Rabbi Avraham Sutton

  • Realizing the Unity
  • The Well of Living Waters
    Transformative Teachings for our Time from the Masters of Kabbalah
  • Days of Awe—Awesome Days
  • Technology and the Return to Eden
  • Purim Light

 From Rabbi Dov Ber Pinson

 From Mindy Ribner

  • Kabbalah Month by Month
  • Everyday Kabbalah
  • The Secret Legacy of Biblical Women: Revealing the Divine Feminin
  •  New Age Judaism: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern World