Rabbi Avraham Arieh and Rachel Trugman are available for teaching and as scholars-in-residence in Israel, North America and other locations around the world. Programs can be tailor-made to fit the educational needs of a group or institution. The programs can include music – Rabbi Trugman plays the dulcimer, creating a uniquely spiritual ambiance. With thirty years of teaching experience Rabbi Trugman and his wife have a warm sensitivity to people of all backgrounds.

The most successful programs include a full Shabbat or holiday experience, infusing the prayers, meals and learning with a spiritual atmosphere, lively song, heartfelt stories and intellectual and emotional content. These programs are geared for synagogues, campuses or communities looking for a more spiritual and spirited experience of Shabbat and the holidays.

Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman


  • Meditations on Shema Yisrael
  • Prophecy and Divine Inspiration
  • The Anatomy of the Soul
  • Becoming a Master of Time
  • Art, Science and Torah: A New Paradigm
  • Awakening the Spark Within: Five Dynamics of Leadership that Can Change the World
  • Basic Concepts of Kabbalah and Chassidut
  • Crash Course on Jewish Spirituality and Mysticism
  • Exile and Redemption: Understanding Jewish History
  • Getting the Most From Prayer
  • Getting to the Essence of Shabbat
  • A Holistic and Integrative Model of Jewish Education
  • The Holiness of the Land of Israel
  • Jerusalem: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • Living in Divine Space: Secrets of Jewish Meditation
  • Love and Relationships
  • The Mystical Power of Music
  • Secrets of the Hebrew Letters
  • Seventy Faces of the Torah: Learning How to Learn
  • Spiritual and Mystical Insights Into The Jewish Holidays
  • Torah and Modern Cosmology
  • Waiting for the Messiah: What’s All the Fuss About
  • The Mystical Meaning of Dreams
  • Consciousness and Choice: Finding a Soul Mate
  • The Mystical Nature of Light: Paradox of Creation
  • The Mystical Matrix of Reincarnation
  • Body, Mind and Soul: A Jewish View of Healing
  • Psychology and Torah: A Fascinating Inner Journey
  • Spiritual Insights into the Cycles of the Jewish Calendar
  • Secrets of the Star Of David
  • The Role of Business and Money in Jewish Life
  • Recreating Jewish Community in the Twenty-First Century
  • Unifying Secular Knowledge and Torah Wisdom
  • Kabbalistic Insights into the Weekly Torah Portion

Rachel Trugman


  • Anger: The Inner Teacher
  • Art, Music and Femininity
  • Basic Concepts of Chassidic Thought
  • Dance of the Hebrew Letters
  • Famous Women in the Oral Tradition
  • Jewish Meditation
  • Perek Shira: The Song of Creation
  • Primordial Waters: Secrets of the Mikvah
  • Psychology and Torah
  • Seminars in Emotional Management
  • Women and the Mitzvot
  • Women and the Ladder of Prayer

References are available upon request

See a list of International cities where the Trugmans and Ohr Chadash have appeared.

See a list of organizations in Israel that have welcomed Ohr Chadash programs.