books on meditation - Jewish and not-  and Jewish spirituality, in no particular order:

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Be Still and Get Going: A Jewish Meditation Practice for Real Life by Rabbi Alan Lew

God Is a Verb by Rabbi David Cooper

Jewish Meditation: A Practical Guide by Aryeh Kaplan

One God Clapping: The Spiritual Path of a Zen Rabbi by Alan Lew

Opening to You: Zen-Inspired Translations of the Psalms by Norman Fischer

That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist by Sylvia Boorstein

This Is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared: The Days of Awe as a Journey of Transformation by Rabbi Alan Lew


Jewish Meditation Practices for Everyday Life by Rabbi Jeff Roth

The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet’s Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India by Rodger Kamenetz

Meditation from the Heart of Judaism edited by Avram Davis

Jewish Spiritual Practices by Yitzhak Buxbaum

Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Your Word is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer by Arthur Green and Barry W. Holtz

The Essential Kabbalah: The Heart of Jewish Mysticism by Daniel Matt

The Jewish Lights Spirituality Handbook

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Han

After the Ecstasy, the Laundry by Jack Kornfield

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa

I and Thou by Martin Buber

The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

The Path of Blessing by Marcia Prager