EnlightenNext Israel

Tel Aviv-Jaffa

The Israel Center was started in 2006 in order to pioneer and catalyze the emergence of higher consciousness and culture in the country. It is located in a floor of a beautiful old house on the border between Jaffa, one of the most ancient cities in the world, and Tel Aviv, the modern cultural hub of Israel. It is situated in a mixed neighborhood of Jews, Muslims, and Christians, a few minutes walk from the old Jaffa port and within easy reach for the entire Tel Aviv metropolitan area.

The center currently offers weekly sessions of guided meditation on Monday evenings and group discussions on Wednesday evenings, providing opportunities to come together and explore with others the teachings of Evolutionary Enlightenment. The center also holds seminars, courses and workshops. For more detailed information see the calendar of weekly events via the link below.

The center also has a library of books, tapes, and magazines both in English and in Hebrew, including two of Andrew’s latest books that were published in Hebrew in 2002.

"Traditionally, enlightenment has been defined as a profound awakening to the Ground of Being - an awakening in which the seeker finds liberation through transcending the world of time and space.

"But in the new enlightenment, which is redefined in an evolutionary context, the discovery of this primordial ground is not an end in itself. It becomes the essential foundation from which the individual is freed to participate wholeheartedly in the evolutionary process.

"What arises out of that ground is an impulse to evolve, which I call the Authentic Self, and the goal of Evolutionary Enlightenment is to liberate this creative principle in human consciousness so that it can transform us and the world around us."

- Andrew Cohen

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