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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality

The trainings offered by the iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center are intended for Seekers who may wonder about the never-solved puzzle pertaining to the origins of the Jewish people’s extraordinary religious outlook and the unparalleled, still observable dramatic effect and inexplicable role played by them throughout history. iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center welcomes all genuine spiritual seekers.…

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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality

The iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center’s training program entails access to a one-of-a-kind “spiritual technology” and self-transformational, initiatory praxis. The program’s outline entails a total of seven initiatory levels; however, only the first four are being formally taught through the Center.   Some of the “coaching designations” for Center’s trainings and retreat activities are:   kabbalistic…

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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality

The iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center is based in Colorado, from where the Center’s instructional activities extend to multiple annual events at locations around the U.S. and Israel. The iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center is presently the sole organization in the world that is teaching the heretofore-undiscovered mystical-initiatory ancient Israelite system of the First Jerusalem Temple era.…

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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality

The acronyms “iAiS” and “MaKoM” stand, respectively, for “Institute for Ancient Israelite Spirituality” and “Mosaic Kabbalah Mysticism” Spiritual Retreat Center (in Hebrew, “Makhon le-Kabala shel Moshe”). “Ha-Makom” also means “the Place”—this is one of the special appellations of God used by the Jewish worshipers. The complete system of Mosaic Kabbalah can be generally described as…

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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality

Perhaps for today, we can just focus on Judaism’s Holy Book. So how do we define that? Is it the Torah? the Bible? the Talmud? the Old Testament? the Pentateuch? the “Five Books of Moses”? the Tahakh books? the Hassidic teachings? the Zohar? the books of the Kabbalah? One of the challenges of the different…

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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality - What Is Judaism

“What’s Judaism” by Jason Robie… (webmaster)   “What’s Judaism” is a surprisingly complicated question to answer! It turns out the actual definition, in the purest sense of the word, is simply the “religion of the Jewish people.” However, as you can imagine, there is a bit more to it than that. Heck, you are visiting…

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Institute Ancient Israelite Spirituality

Ancient Israelite Priestly Initiation and the question of Mosaic Kabbalah Issues and Background Related to The Sôd Hypothesis   FAQs apropos A. S. Kohav’s book, The Sôd Hypothesis: Phenomenological, Semiotic, Cognitive, and Noetic-Literary Recovery of the Pentateuch’s Embedded Inner-Core Mystical Initiation Tradition of Ancient Israelite Cultic Religion (updated September 2014)   Alex S. Kohav, PhD.   Has…

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