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Rabbi Matt Ponak is a musician, teacher, and scholar of Jewish Mysticism. He serves as the Education Director and Assistant Rabbi at Congregation Emanu-El in Victoria, BC.
Rabbi Matt has studied with many of this generation’s leading Jewish spiritual teachers including Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, R. Arthur Green, R. Zvi Ish-Shalom, R. Tirzah Firestone, and R. Rami Shapiro. Also holding an MA in Contemplative Religions from the Buddhist-inspired Naropa University, Rabbi Matt weaves world wisdom with ancient Jewish insights. His upcoming book, “Torah for the New Age,” translates and comments on Jewish mystical texts that resonate with the consciousness and yearnings of our times.
Rabbi Ponak is the son of Allen Ponak and step-brother of Matthew Taras, members of Congregation Agudas Israel.
Meeting ID: 306 343 7023 (CAI’s Phone number)