Rabbi David A. Cooper
Rabbi David A. Cooper (1939–2020) was a leading teacher of Jewish meditation and a lifelong student of the world's great spiritual traditions. He is the author of many books, including Entering the Sacred Mountain; A Heart of Stillness; Silence, Simplicity, and Solitude; and Renewing Your Soul. His most recent book, God Is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism, was highly acclaimed and nominated for the National Jewish Book Award. Cooper and his wife, Shoshana, led Jewish meditation retreats nationwide throughout the year. They resided at the Heart of Stillness Hermitage in the Colorado mountains near Boulder until Cooper's passing in 2020.
Listen to Tami Simon's interview with Rabbi David Cooper: Jewish Meditation