Rabbi Ariel Sholklapper is a mindfulness practitioner who got his start under the guidance of Rabbis Jeff Roth, James Jacobson Maisels, and Joanna Katz in 2011. Since then he has attended, managed, and facilitated retreats and mindfulness meditation groups all over the world. He …View This Post about Jewish Mindfulness with Rabbi Ariel Sholklapper
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I teach Jewish wisdom and practices that can help anyone, anywhere, regardless of where you’re coming from or what you believe.
First Things First
As we begin learning together, I want to share with you the 5 core beliefs that motivate everything I teach, and the 7 Gifts from the Jewish tradition that have changed my life. This is the core of my book, The Promised Life, in a short, free e-book.
“John Carrier has produced a wise, honest, compassionate, and genuinely useful book…He knows what it takes to fulfill the promise of our lives, and offers the tools to do that work with meaning, purpose, and genuine joy.”
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, Author & President of CLAL
“I devoured this exceptional book in one sitting! The tone and gentle humor of Rabbi Carrier’s writing is perfect. Most importantly, he made the Jewish faith so attractive; it is even tempting for this 64-year-old Christian woman!”
Marilyn Grunwald, Writer & Consultant
“Whether you are Jewish or not, Rabbi Carrier’s teachings encourage you to live your life to your full potential. His methods have helped me immensely in my spiritual and personal life. A must-read for those seeking spiritual growth.”
Kevin McIntyre, Photographer
“Rabbi John Carrier’s humor and warmth comes through in this compelling book. This is for anyone who has struggled with the big questions of life, and isn’t that all of us? Dive in and connect!”
Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu, Director for Rabbis Without Borders
Rabbi Carrier recently took part in the Burbank Human Relations Council's Interfaith Forum, answered controversial (but common) questions about Judaism, and asked hard questions about other faiths. Press Articles About This Event Upcoming interfaith forum seeks to teach …View This Post about A Christian, a Jew, and a Muslim in Conversation – TJS 009
Jewish Holidays Fall Challenge - Day 4: Shofar Welcome to the FOURTH day of the 31-Day Jewish Fall Holiday Challenge! Today we'll learn about the shofar, a unique ritual item that is important to the Jewish High Holy Days. Note: This post was prepared prior to Shabbat and …View This Post about Shofar: What Is It? How Is It Made? What Does It Sound Like?
Jewish Holidays Fall Challenge: Day 3 Welcome to the THIRD day of the 31-Day Jewish Fall Holiday Challenge! (If you haven't officially joined the challenge, I suggest you CLICK HERE to do so, so that you can get your Holiday Guide and enter to win your Starter Jewish …View This Post about Elul: A Month of Preparation for the Fall Jewish Holidays