The Spiritual Origins of Insomnia

In this insightful presentation Rabbi Bloom uncovers the spiritual nature of Insomnia and provides understandings as well as therapeutic tools to help overcome it. This class can be presented as a lecture or in-depth text study. Approximate Length:  Text Study - 45 minutes Lecture - 20 minutes Target Audiences: Schools (Parent Night/Adult Ed.) Students (High School/College) …

Doing V. Being

In this fascinating presentation R. Bloom explores the difference between masculine and feminine energy in the macro (creation) and micro (marriage). This presentation combines kabbalah systems thought with the practical tools and understandings of modern communication and attachment theories. This class can be presented as a lecture or in-depth text study. Approximate Length:  Text Study…

Connection, Addiction and Intimacy

In this presentation Rabbi Bloom explores the soul capacity of Daas, our ability to bond.  Using Torah sources and psychological research, he discusses how refining this essential soul function is crucial in one's growth and maturity and will determine everything from the nature of our passions to the health of our relationships. This class can be presented as a lecture of in-depth text study. Approximate…

The School of Love - Reframing Challenging Behavior

In this presentation Rabbi Bloom uses Torah sources and modern psychological research to encourage parents and educators to develop their ability to reframe childrens' behavior using a lens of generosity. Lessons are made relevant and practical by introducing case studies as well and practical tools that can be immediately applied. This class can be presented as a lecture of in-depth text study. Approximate…

Parent Like a Leader Not a Boss

In this presentation Rabbi Bloom compares and contrasts different parenting styles. Using Torah sources and modern insights into leadership he makes the case that our children need us to be leaders not managers. This class can be given as a lecture or in-depth text study. Approximate Length:  Text Study - 45 minutes Lecture - 20 minutes Target Audiences: Schools (Professional development/parent…

The Torah's Growth Mindset

In this presentation Rabbi Bloom shows how the Torah first authenticated the "Growth Mindset" recently developed by the prominent Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. He shares how it can foster our own spiritual growth and how we can teach it to our children. This can be presented in a text based study or a lecture format.  Target Audiences: Schools (Professional development/parent education) …

Your Bashert and Your Subconscious

In this fascinating discussion, Rabbi Bloom explores the relationship between the Talmudic notion of a bashert ("soulmate") and the function of the subconscious in choosing our partners. This presentation can be given as a lecture or a text based study.  Target Audiences:  Synagogues (Adult Education) College Campus (Hillel/Chabad) Dinners/Fundraisers Scholar in Residence (Combined…