Rabbi Miriam Maron, Ph.D, B.S.N.,R.N., M.A., holds a Ph.D in Kabbalistic Healing from Graduate Theological Institute, a BSN from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Registered Nurse with a Masters from the University of Southern California
Miriam is a founding member of the Association of Independent Rabbis, Co-Founder of the Institute for the Wisdom of the Masters of the Name ™ and serves on the board of directors of Walking Stick Foundation as its Director of Operations. She is also a member of the World Spirituality Council, alongside such notables as Ken Wilber, Deepak Chopra and Jean Houston.
A spiritual healer and mentor in private practice, Miriam also performs sacred dance and teaches intensives on Jewish Kabbalistic and Shamanic Healing modalities and has facilitated workshops and retreats across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Israel on healing and mind, body, and soul integration. Her private healing work incorporates Kabbalistic modalities of healing as well as ancient Hebraic astrology. A prolific singer and songwriter, her concerts, as well as her albums, "Wings of Light", "Light out of Darkness", "Chants of the Sacred Four", "Mystic Convergence", "Surrender", "AngelSong", "Call from the Narrows" ,"Bliss of Spirit", and "Ancient Eight" feature Jewish healing and mystical songs, Qirtan and chants, and have received wide acclaim from interdenominational sources across the globe. Her music is distributed by New Leaf Distributing Co., Lithia Springs, GA, as well as various book and music stores around the U.S., and on-line sites such as Amazon.com, CD Baby, Oy Songs, and this website.
Miriam is also a contributing author to several scholarly anthologies: Her chapter titled She'cheena: Mother of the earth -- Recovering the Hidden Teachings of the. Feminine Face of God appears in the book “Understanding God: Jewish Perspectives”, Ed. Steven Kaplan [Lambert Academic Publishers]); and her chapter titled Jewish Modalities of Illness and Healing appears in the book “Jewish Healing: Systems and Practices”, Ed. Steven Kaplan [Lambert Academic Publishers]). She has also written scholarly articles on healing, Jewish Shamanism, and Kabbalistic themes which have been published in both national and international publications such as MOMENT, a magazine of Jewish politics, culture, and religion, where she was featured in the column "Ask the Rabbis" on the subject "What healing alternatives to modern medicine does Judaism offer?" (February 2007 issue). Her article on "Jewish Shamanism and the Power of Chant" appeared in EVOLVE, a leading nationwide magazine of evolutionary people and ideas (Vol. 7, No. 2); and her article on "The Healing Power of Sacred Dance" appeared in TIKKUN, a worldwide publication on cutting-edge spirituality (March/April 2010). Rabbi Miriam was also highlighted as a noted musical artist in MOMENT Magazine's Annual Music Guide (July/August 2010), and received a beautiful write-up in YOGA Magazine (Issue No. 80). She was also featured in the Israeli magazine HAVRUTA, a Journal of Jewish Conversation (Vol. 2, No. 1), and in the documentary "Sacred Rituals" by Grammy-Nominee Dr. Douglas Lawrence, Chairman of the Communication Arts Department at Marywood University. Her article "The Missing Ingredient" was featured in TIKKUN Magazine's Special 25th Anniversary Issue.