Zvi Ish-Shalom

Kedumah Institute and Naropa University

Zvi Ish-Shalom, Ph.D., is an associate professor of wisdom traditions at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and is the guiding teacher and founder of the Kedumah Institute. An ordained rabbi from a long lineage of Hasidic scholars, Zvi also holds a B.A. in classics from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Jewish mysticism from Brandeis University. His new book, The Kedumah Experience: The Primordial Torah, presents Jewish mystical teachings as a contemporary and universal path of contemplative practice.