Eishin has a B.A. in Philosophy from The City University of New York and is a Master’s student in Pastoral Care and Counseling at New York Theological Seminary and NYZCCC. Eishin also studies at Gamliel Institute and is dedicated to exploring the lineage of Zen-Jewish teachers, as well as linking contemplative care & healing justice practices. Buddhist sitting has been practiced for three generations in her family. Eishin is a formal Zen student of Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, and lives in Washington Heights with their partner, Daniel.