Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D.

You may know Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D., as the author the 1997 underground classic, Aphrodite's Daughters. Based on the stories of ordinary American women, beautifully written, and irresistibly engaging, it shows the immensely important role sexuality plays in shaping our spiritual journey.

She has also published four other books, including The Hunger for Ecstasy, and her latest, Evolving Toward Peace: Awakening the Global Heart, which is being heralded as “exciting, compelling and groundbreaking.”

Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Institute for Circlework and one of the foremost experts in the use of circle gatherings for healing, peacemaking and women’s empowerment. She has gained international recognition for her groundbreaking work with Jewish and Palestinian women in the Middle East.