Aubrey L. Glazer

Aubrey L. Glazer

Rabbinic Leadership Initiative Cohort VII

Aubrey L. Glazer, PhD, (University of Toronto, 2005) is director of Panui: an open, contemplative space for researching, reflecting and teaching modern and contemporary Jewish mysticism in a dynamic and authentic way to build conscious, compassionate community. Aubrey currently serves as senior rabbi of Congregation Shaare Zion, Montreal and has served as senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Sholom, San Francisco (2014-2018) as well as Jewish Community Center of Harrison, New York (2005-2014). As a graduate of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, Aubrey co-leads Jewish meditation retreats at Makor Or with Zoketsu Norman Fischer as well as teaching Zohar in the Philosophy Circle of Lehrhaus. Recent publications on contemporary philosophy and spirituality of Aubrey’s include: Mystical Vertigo (Academic Studies Press, 2013); Tangle of Matter & Ghost: Leonard Cohen’s Post-Secular Songbook of Mysticism(s) Jewish & Beyond (Academic Studies Press, 2017) and God Knows Everything is Broken: Bob Dylan’s Gnostic Mystical Songbook (forthcoming).