Dr. Mira Neshama Niculescu is a Paris -born scholar and teacher of Jewish spirituality and meditation. She received her Doctorate in Sociology of Religion from the Ecole de Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in Oxford. A former Arts Fellow from the Drisha Institute of Jewish Education and a certified Experiential Jewish Educator from the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies as a Yesod European Leader Fellow, she currently learns Torah as a rabbinic fellow at Beit Midrash Har’El in Jerusalem.
A certified Jewish Mindfulness Teacher from the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, she teaches Torah and Jewish meditation for Or HaLev, Applied Jewish Spirituality, Romemu, IJS, Moishe House, and at various institutions in Europe and in the United States.
A believer in being the change we want to see in the world, she chairs the Clergy council of Root’s, an Israeli-based NGO dedicated to people-to-people Peace Building between Israelis and Palestinians.
A regular contributor to French Jewish medias Akadem, Tenou’a, JewPop and L’Arche, she lectures internationally about Torah, Jewish Spirituality and Jewish Meditation.