55 episodes

Overstressed, overworked, overstimulated? Close your eyes, take a deep breath and tune in. In each episode Rabbi Josh Feigelson will guide with ancient wisdom and modern mindfulness practices to help center your soul and ease you into your week.
Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 116 Ratings

Overstressed, overworked, overstimulated? Close your eyes, take a deep breath and tune in. In each episode Rabbi Josh Feigelson will guide with ancient wisdom and modern mindfulness practices to help center your soul and ease you into your week.
Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.

    The Power of Disruptions

    The Power of Disruptions

    If your life has been impacted by the trillions of cicadas swarming the U.S. this summer you aren't alone. In this engaging episode, Rabbi Josh Feigelson dives into the fascinating world of cicadas and how their massive emergence this year has impacted daily life in Illinois. Their disruption serves as a springboard for a deeper discussion on mindfulness, the benefits of walking meditation amidst distractions, and what it means for G-d to walk alongside us.
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    Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. This episode was sponsored by Jonathan and Kori Kalafer and the Somerset Patriots: The Bridgewater, NJ-based AA Affiliate of the New York Yankees.
    This podcast was brought to you by Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media.
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    • 11 min
    Take a Beat

    Take a Beat

    We all have that memory living rent free inside of our mind where, instead of thinking things through, we totally lost it. Maybe it was with a family member, a frustrating classmate, or maybe it was at... a Philharmonic concerts in Jerusalem? Join Rabbi Josh Feigleson as he explores the importance of taking a beat, resting our minds, and embracing moments of mindfulness.
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    Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. This episode was sponsored by Jonathan and Kori Kalafer and the Somerset Patriots: The Bridgewater, NJ-based AA Affiliate of the New York Yankees.
    This podcast was brought to you by Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media.
    For other podcasts from Unpacked, check out:
    Jewish History Nerds
    Unpacking Israeli History
    Wondering Jews

    • 14 min
    I Want Candy

    I Want Candy

    Ever find yourself powerless in front of a big bowl of candy? Rabbi Josh Feigleson draws parallels between food and willpower and the broader Jewish teachings on mindfulness and consumption. He guides listeners through a mindful eating exercise, emphasizing the importance of presence and appreciation in everyday acts like eating, and linking these practices to spiritual and personal growth.
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    Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. This episode was sponsored by Jonathan and Kori Kalafer and the Somerset Patriots: The Bridgewater, NJ-based AA Affiliate of the New York Yankees.
    This podcast was brought to you by Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media.
    For other podcasts from Unpacked, check out:
    Jewish History Nerds
    Unpacking Israeli History
    Wondering Jews

    • 12 min
    Get in the Zone

    Get in the Zone

    The Peleton and Kedoshim might have more in common than you thought. In this episode, Rabbi Josh Feigelson draws a parallel between personalized fitness and the concept of kedusha (holiness) in the Torah portion Kedoshim. Tune in for practical insights on cultivating kavvanah and embodying holiness in your own distinct way.
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    Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. This episode was sponsored by Jonathan and Kori Kalafer and the Somerset Patriots: The Bridgewater, NJ-based AA Affiliate of the New York Yankees.
    This podcast was brought to you by Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media.
    For other podcasts from Unpacked, check out:
    Jewish History Nerds
    Unpacking Israeli History
    Wondering Jews

    • 9 min
    Let it Go

    Let it Go

    What do Yom Kippur and Zen monks have in common? In this episode, Rabbi Josh Feigelson explores the profound lesson of letting go, drawing from a classic Zen tale and the Yom Kippur scapegoat ritual to illustrate how Judaism teaches the importance of releasing burdens. Join him for a guided meditation that invites you to practice forgiveness and lighten your spiritual load.
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    Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. This episode was sponsored by Jonathan and Kori Kalafer and the Somerset Patriots: The Bridgewater, NJ-based AA Affiliate of the New York Yankees.
    This podcast was brought to you by Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media.
    For other podcasts from Unpacked, check out:
    Jewish History Nerds
    Unpacking Israeli History
    Wondering Jews

    • 10 min
    Homeward Bound: Preparing for Passover

    Homeward Bound: Preparing for Passover

    Worried about what Passover will feel like in a post-10/7 world? Rabbi Josh Feigelson addresses anxiety this Passover and explores the concept of home and safety, emphasizing the spiritual hunger for belonging and peace in tumultuous times. Offering practical advice and spiritual practices, the episode invites listeners to prepare themselves for a holiday that demands openness, understanding and compassion while wrestling with the complex realities of our world today.
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    Soulful Jewish Living: Mindful Practices for Every Day is a production of Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media, and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. This episode was sponsored by Jonathan and Kori Kalafer and the Somerset Patriots: The Bridgewater, NJ-based AA Affiliate of the New York Yankees.
    This podcast was brought to you by Unpacked, a division of OpenDor Media.
    For other podcasts from Unpacked, check out:
    Jewish History Nerds
    Unpacking Israeli History
    Wondering Jews

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

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This Connects

What a beautiful podcast. These bitesized heartfelt moments-lessons-discussions continue to nourish what my soul needs. Thank you 🙏🏻

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What We Need Now

These short mindfulness episodes are a great fusion of Jewish tradition and eastern mindfulness practices. Very helpful to help me find space and peace during such dark and uncertain times.

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Wow!

Began from the oldest episode, and climbing to the newest. So glad I began in this manner! Fabulous! What a blessing!

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