Recognized as “the world’s leading authority on the Kabbalah movement” by Newsweek, the magazine named him as one of the top five rabbis in the United States in 2007. In 2009, GQ magazine’s The Gentlemen’s Fund honored him for being an Agent of Change in the field of Education.
A progressive voice on spirituality, Yehuda is a prolific author of more than 30 books on topics ranging from self-empowerment, depression, sex, and the Bible. His bestsellers are The Power of Kabbalah and The 72 Names of God, which have been translated into 20 and 14 languages respectively. His daily Tune-ups are sent to more than 200,000 fans, and he contributes regularly to Huffington Post.
Yehuda speaks internationally, visiting small cites like Indianapolis, as well as European, Asian, and Latin American metropolis such as Barcelona, Manila, and Sao Paulo.
He teaches thousands of people including dignitaries, celebrities, and prisoners, and believes strongly in the power of human consciousness, and the possibility of personal transformation.Utilizing Kabbalah as a wisdom of change, he simply delivers deep and complex concepts in a way that is applicable to daily life.
Yehuda is co-director of Kabbalah Centre International, Inc. Founded in 1922, KCI is the leading organization dedicated to bringing Kabbalah to everyone who wants to learn. Yehuda’s responsibilities include developing programs for 20 Centres and 50 study groups overseeing teacher training, and directing Kabbalah Publishing.
Yehuda lives in Los Angeles with his wife and five children.