Welcome to the Center for Contemporary Mussar

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The Center for Contemporary Mussar, founded in Philadelphia, offers online classes in Mussar texts, theology, and practice to students across the world. Explore this ancient and innovative way to invoke your highest self in service, invigorate your relationships, and repair the world.

If you are interested in beginning your Mussar Journey with the Center for Contemporary Mussar, please click on our New Class Interest Form.

New Classes are here!

Check out “Current Classes” for updated information



Develop a daily and weekly practice based on individual study, journaling, text study with a partner and work in a Mussar va’ad, a class of like-minded seekers, with a trained teacher, a madrich or madrichah.


Approach traditional Jewish sources through the groundbreaking contemporary thinking of Rabbi Stone and his students, which opens up new possibilities for old terms, such as God, Torah and the Jewish people.


In a small setting, share with others who are learning how to make “Love your neighbor as yourself” the cornerstone of their lives — discover that joy and holiness happen in those moments when we are fully present to others.

Mussar: Transforming Lives & Relationships


  • Are you looking for a spiritual practice that will take you beyond a focus on yourself?

  • Are you looking for an approach to Judaism, informed by tradition, but which you can make your own?

  • Are you looking for a program that allows for authentic and sustained connection with others on the journey?

Mussar, as shared by the Center for Contemporary Mussar, is an intensive, innovative, and intimate spiritual practice that will enable you to transform yourself and your relationships, allowing you to live a moral life of responsible service to others…

Watch the 2023 CCM Annual Board Meeting here.

CCM is happy to introduce our new Office Administrator, Samantha Freeman!

Samantha Freeman graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She has worked for a variety of non-profits over the past five years in both administrative support and communications roles, most recently as a Communications Specialist. She’s excited to get started at CCM and help the organization grow and flourish.

Contact Us

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Mailing Address: 

Center for Contemporary Mussar

1730 New Brighton Blvd

Suite #104-229

Minneapolis, MN 55413