Settle the soul and prepare for Shabbat morning services with a meditation led by Yiscah Smith, a renowned teacher of Torah and spirituality.

Yiscah will also be teaching a learning session following Community Kiddush.


Yiscah Smith is a thought leader, spiritual activist, and agent of change who addresses the spiritual practice of encountering the Divine spark within and beyond. She empowers others to carve their own paths, relying on Jewish spiritual teachings to inform and uplift her students and audiences. 

Yiscah teaches Jewish contemplative practice and spiritual texts at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and at Applied Jewish Spirituality. She founded Conscious Community Nachlaot, an organization in Jerusalem that hosts Shabbat in-person spiritual gatherings, virtual guided meditation sits, and spiritual text classes. Yiscah also works with individuals in her private spiritual mentoring practice and is an international speaker.