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.

RIVKI KUTNOVSKY
RIVKI KUTNOVSKY
As a full-time teacher of The Kabbalah Centre for the last 27 years, Rivki has been an invaluable resource to people seeking a deeper understanding of the hidden meaning of their lives.

Rivki has traveled all over the world teaching and supporting students of Kabbalah, and was instrumental in building student communities within Centres in Miami, Boca Raton, Moscow, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, New York, Paris, Chicago, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Netherlands, Belgium, Nigeria and Ghana. Rivki is extremely motivated to help the Centre become a beacon of light. To this end, she is immersed in the development of programs focusing on relationships of all kinds (professional, personal, marital), in addition to her teaching Kabbalah, as well as private counseling.

Rivki’s focus is helping people integrate the use of kabbalistic tools into their daily lives. Rivki currently lives in Tel Aviv with her husband Yigal and their three children. Since December 2016, Rivki is the Kabbalah teacher for the Poland, Australia & New Zealand .

YIGAL KUTNOVSKY
YIGAL KUTNOVSKY
Yigal was born in Russia and later immigrated to Israel where he served as an officer and counselor in the Israeli Army. During that time, he became drawn to Kabbalah.

Convinced that only the wisdom of Kabbalah could bring about lasting peace—not only to the Middle East, but the entire world—he threw himself into study. After many years of instruction, Yigal became involved with The Kabbalah Centre in Mexico City, where he helped Kabbalah to reach thousands throughout South America. He also helped develop centers in Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Arizona, Costa Rica and San Francisco, putting to good use his degree in electrical and computer science from Israel’s prestigious Ort College of Technology.

Yigal relentlessly pursues the cause of human dignity and world unity, and enjoys assisting students all over the world in accelerating their spiritual growth. Gifted with a facility for languages (Russian, English, Hebrew and Spanish), he currently teaches Kabbalah to students in Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, Ukraine, Russia and Spain. He lives in Tel Aviv with his wife, Rivki, and their three sons.

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.

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.

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.

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.

RIVKA BATLLE
RIVKA BATLLE
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.