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Zvi Ish-Shalom is a professor of Jewish mysticism at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and is the founder and guiding teacher of the Kedumah Institute

Zvi was born in Israel and grew up in the Orthodox community in Brooklyn, New York. He attended traditional yeshivot and was ordained as a rabbi in a long lineage of kabbalistic and hasidic teachers. He also holds a BA 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 a metaphysical and experiential overview of Kedumah, and is now available through Amazon or at your local bookstore.

Zvi lives in Boulder, Colorado with his 16-year old son.