Rabbi Aryeh Nivin
Rabbi Nivin is an expert in Jewish Personal Development for today’s day and age. Jewish Personal Development can be defined as working on one’s character traits, learning how to live a happy life, and developing a positive relationship with God. In the Chabura system, the vision we are striving to is to have vitality, transcendence and powerful joy.
Since age 19, he has taught Personal Development curricula based on classical Mussar and Chassidic sources to a wide range of audiences. An entertaining, personable, down-to-earth educator, Rabbi Nivin engages audiences worldwide on Jewish themes, and has been doing so for more than 25 years before many thousands of people.
Rabbi Nivin consistently researches traditional Jewish approaches, in addition to positive psychology, for conveying Personal Development concepts effectively. His dedication to ongoing research as well as his vast knowledge keeps his classes current and dynamic. He recognizes that new realities in the world demand new strategies. That, grounded in traditional sources, helps Rabbi Nivin in guiding people to live meaningful and fulfilling lives.
After moving to Eretz Yisrael in 1979, Rabbi Nivin helped to develop many new and groundbreaking kiruv initiatives. He became a senior lecturer in Aish HaTorah’s Discovery program and was involved in building the kiruv movement of today.
During his 15 years of work at Aish, Rabbi Nivin created a system of Jewish Personal Development, based on his experience in guiding students.
In 2007, he left Aish to pursue a career in life coaching. Today, he coaches community Rabbis, front-line kiruv professionals, businesspeople, CEOs, and people from all walks of Jewish life in addition to his work with the Chaburas and the Machon.