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Middah a Month


Welcome to the all new Middah a Month

A flexible learning program to support, sustain and ignite your Mussar learning and practice.

Learn what you want, when you want.

A customizable program, where you choose the middot you want each month.

What is the new Middah a Month Program?

The Middah a Month program provides rich materials for Mussar study for anyone who has completed one or more courses with The Mussar Institute or has a solid foundation in Torah learning.


  • Attentive listening/Shmiat HaOzen
  • Trust/Bitachon
  • Loving-Kindness/Chesed
  • Compassion/Rachamim
  • Equanimity/Menuchat Ha’Nefesh
  • Generosity/Nedivut
  • Gratitude/Hakarat Ha’Tov
  • Honor/Kavod
  • Humility/Anavah
  • Order/Seder
  • Patience/Savlanut
  • Joy/Simcha
  • Enthusiasm/Zerizut
  • Holiness/Kedusha

As a Middah a Month subscriber, you will receive monthly materials that will inspire, educate, and support you to engage with Mussar in general — and with one trait in particular — every month.

You’ll receive:

  • Texts from both modern and traditional Mussar sources
  • Kabbalot for your daily Mussar practice
  • Suggestions for your morning phrase/chant in English and Hebrew
  • Short Mussar texts, artistic pieces and stories for each Middah

This program is primarily intended for independent study and practice but can also be used by groups. For information on registering a group, email, as described below.

The Program

You can begin Middah A Month at any time and will receive your first package around the first of the month following registration.

Registration & Fees

The per student cost for the course is:

  • $15 per middah
  • $10 per middah if you sign up for one year. You get 13 middot for $120 per person
  • If you have at least 10 students registering at the same time, then you will receive 13 middot for $90 per person. If you want to register a group, please do not register online. Contact the course administrator at

Registration: Ongoing enrollment

Start Date: The materials for Middah A Month are sent on the first day of each month, unless that day is Shabbat or a holiday, commencing with the month after you first register.

Program details

Each unit of Middah a Month contains a set of documents focused on a particular middah. These include:


The introduction explores central themes and questions relating to each middah. Unless noted otherwise, these essays were written by Avi Fertig.

Click to learn about the Mussar Quotations Document

Click to learn about The Practice Corner 

Click to learn about Traditional Mussar Texts with Study Questions

Click to learn about Modern Mussar Texts and Essays

Click to learn about Stories and Artistic Pieces




Don’t miss next month’s inspiring learning!

To contact the Middah A Month Administrator with specific questions CLICK HERE.


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