Orot: Center for New Jewish Learning

OrotBased: Chicago
Innovators: Co-founders: Jane Sherwin Shapiro, Rebecca Minkus-Lieberman, Jordan Bendat-Appell, Rabbi Sam Feinsmith Bios
Primary Area of Focus: Educational Experience; Spirituality & Ritual
Primary Population Served: Adults

Orot asks: How might we address the spiritual needs of individuals looking for a holistic, transformative approach to Torah study that integrates mind, body and soul?
Their Innovative Solution: Combine traditional modalities of of Jewish text learning and lecture with movement, dance, music, poetry, art, yoga, and mindfulness to celebrate multiple entry points into our tradition and a variety of tools for breathing new life into it.

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