Join ground-breaking professionals merging interpretive arts, Judaism and medicine in an interactive conference. Learn together with other spiritual, behavioral, and healthcare professionals, scholars, artists and lay-leader colleagues. Enjoy a comfortable Northern California coast setting where informal exchange of ideas can flourish. Draw deeply from the richness of midrash and its creative elements. Stimulate growth and new collaborative horizons through serious text study, hands-on workshops and participation in practical applications. Come away with new tools and experiences that deepen your engagement with the spiritual dimensions of health and illness. Visit www.midrashandmedicine.org for updates.
The Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health and the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center are proud to announce our interdisciplinary conference, Midrash and Medicine: Imagining Wholeness, to be held at the Asilomar Conference Center on the Monterey Bay peninsula from Monday, May 11 - Wednesday, May 13, 2009.
This conference marks an important milestone in the growing field of Judaism, Health, and Healing: a diverse and engaging conference schedule coupling intense text learning and inspirational opportunities to engage in the expressive arts
The Midrash and Medicine conference will highlight leadership and innovation in the healthcare and Jewish healing fields. Presentations and interactive workshops will draw from scholars of midrash, health and spiritual care providers, and artists who are creatively engaged in the landscapes of illness, wholeness, and spirit.
We sincerely hope that you will join us. Especially in these uncertain times, the conference represents an extraordinary opportunity to relax, connect with colleagues, and enjoy three days of stimulating and interdisciplinary learning.