How Mitsui Collective grew from a day dream to a new Jewish organization working at the intersection of embodied spiritual practice and racial equity.
On this Indigenous Peoples’ Day Mitsui Collective is committing to a 2020 Black and Indigenous Reparations Fund to be distributed in approximately equal amounts to Black- and Indigenous-led organizations and efforts.
Learning with different people alters and impacts the learning experience for each of you, both in relation to learning on your own and also to what the learning would be with someone else. What does it mean to purposefully learn in partnership, aka in chevruta, and what does this have to do with Jewish movement practices?
Inspired by the Counting of the Omer, Mitsui Collective is producing daily seven minute wellness practices, taking inspiration from the mystical framework of the Sefirot (divine qualities), featuring regular guest contributions from a diverse array of Jewish professionals, teachers, and wellness practitioners.
The violence we have witnessed these past three days in Israel/Palestine, and which will continue, is horrific and unconscionable. Violence will beget more violence. These perpetual cycles of trauma, pain, and injury will only cycle forward yet again, both for all of those currently experiencing it and as downstream ripples of inherited personal and cultural trauma for generations to come. I hope these words offer some benefit, some recognition of the magnitude of what has already happened, and what is yet to come.
Mitsui Collective is devastated by today’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade. As an organization focused on embodied liberatory practice, we are committed to…
As we approach the end of January and the middle of the Hebrew month of Shvat, not to mention the beginning of a new presidential…
Building on the theme of Self-Love & Liberation, the key questions guiding this year's online Tu b'Av festival are: How do we experience Judaism through our bodies? And how is our experience of Judaism affected by the bodies we’re in?
Daily Omer Wellness Practice 5780 Day 49: in preparation for the journey that is Shavuot, we’ll mirror the motions of preparing for an expedition.
Daily Omer Wellness Practice 5780 Day 48: for today’s practice of Yesod within Malkhut — foundation within the sovereign material world — SooJi Min-Maranda guides us through a mindfulness practice utilizing the four-worlds framework to help work through all the stages needed for a bountiful harvest.
Daily Omer Wellness Practice 5780 Day 47: In this practice, you’ll be asked to envision this sovereign self, and then tell the story of how that came to be. For some, that may be a quite literal version of yourself as royalty. For others, royalty may be the farthest possible vision from where you see yourself ever becoming. In either case, it’s less the external vestments of this personage that matter. It’s the qualities that we embody, and the journey we’ve undergone in this process of becoming.
Daily Omer Wellness Practice 5780 Day 46: a practice encouraging us to assess how the priorities in our lives map out to the patronage that's actually happening from day to day.