YOSSEF SHNEOR
YOSSEF SHNEOR
Originally from Haifa, Israel, Yosef Shneor was searching for meaning after a painful personal event in his life.

In 1997, he found a flyer for The Kabbalah Centre in the street, and with it, he found his answers. As a landscape architect in Israel, he managed many big projects. However, in 2002, he realized that his true calling was as a Kabbalah Teacher.

Striving constantly to become his best self, he works tirelessly for the Light, believing in the power the tools of Kabbalah offer to bring about personal transformation, and seeing his students’ lives change right before his eyes. In addition to his deep study of Kabbalah, Yosef likes to write poems and draw. He currently lives in Israel with his wife and son.

MICHAL SHNEOR
MICHAL SHNEOR
Originally from a region in the north of Israel called Akko, Michal Shneor has been on a spiritual path since the age of 16. It wasn’t until she stumbled upon The Kabbalah Centre twelve years ago that she found what she was searching for.

The wisdom she gained from Kabbalah gave her, and continues to give her, answers to questions about her purpose and existence in our universe. After her University studies in Education and Theatre, Michal decided to dedicate her life to helping people make a difference in themselves and the world through the teachings of Kabbalah, and has spent the last ten years doing just that at Kabbalah Centres across the globe.

As a teacher sharing her experiences and enthusiasm for Kabbalah with her students, Michal particularly enjoys teaching special seminars for women, and Zohar classes and Advanced classes. A lover of nature and music, Michal currently lives in Israel with her family.

RUTH BOUHANNA
RUTH BOUHANNA
Originally from Israel, Ruth Bouhanna found Kabbalah through a friend in 1991. After 13 years of study, she became a full-time Kabbalah instructor taking a special interest in the study of Hebrew letters, the Zohar, and angels.

Ruth brings her love and passion for Kabbalah into the classroom and enjoys guiding her students towards personal growth and transformation. A keen listener and lover of art, she enjoys connecting with people and experiencing the wonders of life. She finds it moving to witness the spiritual growth of her students.

Ruth is committed to the expansion and advancement of the Kabbalah Centre study group in Italy. She believes that kabbalistic values build stronger communities. Ruth currently commutes to Italy from Tel Aviv, where she lives with her husband, Kabbalah teacher, Eliahu Bouhanna, and their two children.

ELIAHOU BOUHANNA
ELIAHOU BOUHANNA
Eliahou Bouhanna grew up in Paris and achieved all the social markers that traditionally indicate success: a comfortable job as a computer programmer and social status, yet he always felt that something was missing.

Driven by a feeling that there must be something more, he began asking big life questions. His search for purpose and direction led Eliahou to The Kabbalah Centre in 1990. The wisdom he learned guided him towards finally answering the questions that had plagued him for years. He experienced a spiritual rebirth and knew that he needed to share Kabbalah with others.

For the past 10 years, Eliahou has taught and lectured in Paris, Toronto, Los Angeles, London, and Tel Aviv. He now focuses his efforts in Europe and Africa. He enjoys helping others improve their lives, just as he has improved his own.

DEBORAH NAOR
DEBORAH NAOR
Born in Italy and raised in Romania, Deborah Naor completed her Law studies in London. There, she found the Kabbalah Centre and engaged herself in studying and applying Kabbalah to her life. With the guidance and support of her teachers and the warmth of friends and fellow students, she began to see how she could create lasting change in the world through Kabbalah.

In 2004, Deborah joined the Kabbalah Centre’s European team and since then has been a teacher for study groups in Italy and Romania. She believes passionately in giving people the tools they need to become channels for making a difference and fostering human dignity and love. Deborah currently lives in Tel Aviv with her husband, David, a Kabbalah Centre teacher for Germany. She gives weekly classes online and travels to Italy to give lectures and meet with study groups in different cities.

DAVID NAOR
DAVID NAOR
Born in Israel, David Naor did not begin to receive answers to his deepest philosophical questions until he found Kabbalah at age 17. Living in Germany at the time, he shifted his attention towards spiritual study and became a full time student at The Kabbalah Centre.

For over ten years, David has dedicated his life to sharing Kabbalah. In addition to teaching and life coaching, he is involved in numerous charitable projects focused on fostering peace within the world community. David also travels internationally, inspiring students with lectures and classes.

After a 2008 presentation at the United Nations in Vienna, he was invited as a guest speaker at the International Conference on Peace-Building. David commutes to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland from Tel Aviv, Israel where he lives with his wife, Deborah, a Kabbalah instructor in Italy.

KAREN REISBERG
KAREN REISBERG
Karen Reisberg teaches in Spain but lives in Tel Aviv with her husband and three beautiful children. Born in Israel, Karen was introduced to Kabbalah at the early age of 14 when she attended an introductory lecture. She’s been studying the ancient wisdom ever since.

A teacher since 2002, she finds that guiding students to grow and become better people is a deeply rewarding experience. She takes the time to build personal connections with each student and aims to help them become stronger channels of the Creator’s Light.

NAOMI OVADIA
NAOMI OVADIA
Naomi was a 20 year old sergeant in the Israeli Defense Force when she came across another soldier reading the Zohar. Finding the Zohar marked the end of her search for deep answers and the beginning of her new purpose. For the last 26 years, Naomi has committed herself to studying and teaching Kabbalah, and fulfilling the mission of The Rav and Karen Berg through the Kabbalah Centre.

Naomi has taught Kabbalah in Europe, Venezuela, Brazil and the USA, while raising her two sons. Her studies at Bar-Ilan University in Special Education gave Naomi additional skills in teaching children and adults, leading to her contribution to the founding, growth, and development of “The Kabbalah Children’s Academy” and “Spirituality for Kids” programs in the USA. In 2010 Naomi returned to Israel and has continued her teaching in Europe, primarily in France.

In addition to spending time with her family, Naomi is happy to be back in Israel and connecting with more people. She continues to open her heart daily to her friends, students and the universe, and wishes the same for others.

YEHUDA YESHURUN
YEHUDA YESHURUN
Set on making a tangible impact on the problems of the world from age 11, Yehuda views studying Kabbalah as a way to make the world better. Born in Israel and, owing to the fact that his parents are both teachers, Yehuda grew up in The Kabbalah Centre community. He views Kabbalah as a complete perspective-shifter that puts the power to change directly in people’s hands, and loves seeing students’ reactions to a new concept, those elusive ‘light bulb moments’. Yehuda brings an open and patient form of teaching to his classes; understanding that every student comes from a different place, he strives to always meet them at their level.

Yehuda has taught Kabbalah in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America and is now settled in Israel, where he hopes to help bring about the end of pain and suffering on a global level.

AVI NAHMIAS
AVI NAHMIAS
Recognized for his in-depth and mystical knowledge of spirituality, Avi is seen as a valued advisor and friend by corporate directors, ambassadors, heads of government and individuals who regularly attend his classes or study with him one-to-one.

With a BA in Theology and fluent in 4 languages, Avi holds a further academic background in history and business management. This gives Avi a great insight and depth to explain how universal spiritual laws impact our lives in very tangible ways.

A long-term student of Rav and Karen Berg, and a full-time Kabbalah teacher since 1990, Avi has taught Kabbalah in locations including the Ivory Coast, Paris, New York, Toronto, Poland and Russia and currently lives in London with his family.

RIVKA SHLONSKI
RIVKA SHLONSKI
Rivka was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and in 1990 immigrated to Israel with her family. Not long after she discovered Kabbalah and in 1994 joined the Kabbalah Centre in Tel Aviv.

Inspired and having found her true purpose with this life-changing wisdom, she realized that her current path—the study of engineering — was not her path to bring lasting change to the world.
She then decided to dedicate herself full time to the study and spread of the wisdom of Kabbalah throughout the world. Rivka has been an active force in the Kabbalah Centres in Israel, Toronto, Moscow, New York and has been teaching Kabbalah for over 11 years.

Rivka is a teacher devoted to helping her students achieve happiness and fulfillment, and she is committed to the expansion and advancement of The Kabbalah Centre Study Groups in Australia, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia.
Rivka currently lives in Tel Aviv with her husband and their two kids.

DAVID WENDE
DAVID WENDE
Raised in a liberal German home, David Wende was encouraged to have an open mind and to explore different religions, philosophies and spiritual paths.

At the age of 15, David moved to the United States. Three years later he took his first Kabbalah course at the Kabbalah Centre in Boca Raton. There he found tools for self-transformation that he had been seeking. He realized that his current path—the study of international politics at university—was not his path to bring lasting change to the world community.

He joined the Kabbalah Centre in 2001. His teachers at The Kabbalah Centre showed him through example how to apply kabbalistic teachings to daily life, how to treat others with dignity, and that true self-transformation and global change happen step-by-step.

In 2004, he began teaching Kabbalah. Since then, he has taught students all over the globe. David now concentrates his efforts on Austria and Germany due to the increasing interest in Kabbalah in German-speaking countries.

RIVKA BATLLE KESSLER
RIVKA BATLLE KESSLER
Rivka was born and raised in Argentina. After completing her studies as Graphic Designer at the University of Buenos Aires, she began teaching typography and opened her own design studio.

After moving to Rome with her husband, Rivka discovered Kabbalah while trying to find some answers to life’s questions, and soon thereafter became an active student and volunteer at the Kabbalah Centre.

In 2010, after studying Kabbalah for 4 years, she decided to leave her job and become part of the Kabbalah Centre staff full time, and became a teacher working directly with students and the study groups in Italy.

Rivka dedicates her life to connect students with the Kabbalah Centre and the wisdom of Kabbalah, teaching practical tools and sharing the teachings she received that changed her own life. Rivka currently lives in Italy with her husband and daughter.