Rabbi Nilton Bonder was trained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City and lectures regularly in the United States.

Born in Brazil, he is a best selling author of eighteen books in Latin America. He leads one of Brazil most influential Jewish congregations and is also active in the civil rights and ecological causes. Some of his books have been translated in Europe and Asia and twelve of them in the US .

His book Our Immoral Soul was turned into a play in 2006 and won as the best play and best actress of 2007 in the entire country. This play is also being staged in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A second play on his book Heaven’s Criminal Code is in the making in Brazil as well as a movie under the title Our Immoral Soul by director Silvio Tendler.

His book Our Immoral Soul has been selected among the best 20 books on Judaica on 2002 and has been included in the Best Jewish Writting of 2002 - organized by Tikkun Magazine.

He has led workshops for main corporations like IBM, MCI, ABN-Amro, Globo Network Television, Brazilian Oil Company and delivered lectures at Boston University, New York Central Library, American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Blanton Peale Counseling Center, Open Center, San Francisco and New York, Nationaal Vakbodsmuseum, Amsterdam, Leiden University, Omega Institute, The Learning Anex, San Francisco, Libreria L'Ancora, Milão, State of the World Forum, Brandeis University, Jewish Museum, Praga, and United Nations Peace Conference.

Member of the Council for Dignity, Forgivness, Justice and Reconciliation - Ara Pacis Initiative