Dr. Keren Arbel,  lecturer,  Department of East Asian Studies at Tel Aviv University

Keren Arbel is a lecturer in the Department of East Asian Studies at Tel Aviv University. Her research interests include early Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation practices. She translates early Buddhist texts in the Pali language into Hebrew. Keren teaches mindfulness and insight (vipassana) meditation at Tovana, the Israeli Insight Meditation Society, and other practice environments in Israel. Keren has been practicing Buddhist meditation since 1997 and in addition to holding a PhD in Buddhist Studies. You can learn more about her at www.kerenarbel.com