מריאנהDr. Marianna Ruah-Midbar (Ph.D.) is head of the bachelor’s degree Program of Mysticismand Spirituality Studies (being established) at Zefat Academic College. She is also a lecturer at the University of Haifa. Ruah-Midbar is studying the variety of contemporary alternative spiritualities: New Age culture, its interaction with Judaism and Israeliness, Cyberspace spirituality, Alternative medicine and healing, Feministic Spirituality, etc.

Ruah-Midbar’s dissertation (2006) was about “The New Age Culture in Israel” and contained a methodological introduction as well as a model of “the conceptual network.”

In addition to her academic activity, Marianna writes curricula and trains Jewish Studies teachers, and is a facilitator of alternative Jewish lifecycle rituals and events. She also maintains a blog in Hebrew that can be found here.

Email: m.ruahmidbar at gmail.com

Published on May 25, 2008 at 8:13 am  Leave a Comment  

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