Jalaja Bonheim

Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D., is an author, speaker and workshop leader who touches and transforms audiences with her extraordinary stories and groundbreaking insights. Fresh, clear, and compassionate, she represents a unique blend of non-religious spirituality and down-to-earth practical wisdom.

Jalaja has an extraordinary ability to guide people home to themselves. With her help, they learn to listen to their hearts and souls, reconnect with their true needs and gain clarity about their path.

Founder and director of the Institute for Circlework, Jalaja is one of the world’s foremost experts in the use of circle gatherings for healing, peacemaking and the empowerment of women. She has trained professionals from every field and has helped thousands connect in intimate, authentic and life-changing ways. In particular, she has gained international recognition for her groundbreaking work with Jewish and Palestinian women in the Middle East.

Jalaja Bonheim is the author of five books. Witty, wise and entertaining, Aphrodite's Daughters: Women's Sexual Stories and the Journey of the Soul explores the role of sexuality in women's spiritual journey and has changed the lives of thousands of women.

Her new book, Evolving Toward Peace: Awakening the Global Heart is being heralded as “exciting, compelling and groundbreaking,” “brilliant and visionary” and “beautiful and vitally important.” For anyone who’s ever wondered, “What’s wrong with us?” it reveals the inner dynamics that are keeping us trapped in unsustainable habits and explains how they evolved, why they no longer work and how we can move beyond them.

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