Igal harmelin is a spiritual director, meditation teacher, and spiritual seeker. His life has been dedicated to a committed spiritual search for the past forty years. His spiritual search has been enriched by his studies with a number of spiritual teachers.

Igal has taught meditation to thousands of people on four continents and has spent years in extended meditation retreats.

At present he is offering spiritual direction, teaches meditation, conducts courses on new approaches to practical religious life, and translates select Jewish texts on religion and spirituality from English into Hebrew.

He now lives in New York City with his wife, Rabbi Lisa Goldstein, and their foster son.