Nilton Bonder

Born in Porto Alegre, on 12/27/57, Nilton Bonder has initial degree in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University (NY), before migrating to literary arts. Bachelor's degree in Hebrew Literature from Columbia University, Master of Hebrew Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary (NY), and Doctor of Hebrew Literature from the same institution .

Rabbi of the Jewish Congragation of Brazil, Coordinator for Latin America RenewAll Jewish Movement, Member of the International Council for Dignity, Forgiveness and Reconciliation – ARA PACIS INITIATIVE, among others.

"He was highlighted by the following awards: Dean 's List – Recognition For Academic Year 1984,85,86; Award in Literature from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with the work – "Mysticism and work of SY Agnon" – published by the University Bulletin, 1984; Samuel Memorial Held Prize – for excellence in Biblical studies, 1985; homiletic Lamport Prize, 1987; Pedro Ernesto Medal, the City Council of RJ, 1994; Blanton Peale Prize – Best Religious Book of the Year, 1997; Tortoise Award for Literature – 2000; Best Jewish writting of 2002 – Tikkun Magazine.

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