Rabbi Ben Newman embodies mindful Judaism, intertwining over 20 years of study in Jewish and Buddhist wisdom teachings. As a singer-songwriter and storyteller, he enhances contemplative practices with heartfelt chanting and melodies from his guitar, ukulele, and harmonium. An ordained rabbi since 2006, Rabbi Ben founded the Shtiebel in the Rivertowns, promoting inclusive spiritual experiences. His books, such as The Ten Precepts: a Jewish-Buddhist translation of the Ten Commandments, showcase his deep commitment to spiritual exploration. Beloved by learners of all ages, his children’s tales also captivate hearts. Studying worldwide, from Japan to renowned rabbinical colleges, Rabbi Ben’s rich tapestry of knowledge makes him an unparalleled guide for spiritual study.