Rabbi Howard Avruhm Addison, PhD serves as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program in Jewish Spirituality at the Graduate Theological Foundation. An Assistant Professor for Instruction at Temple University, where he teaches Humanities, Avruhm received his PhD from the Graduate Theological Foundation and his Doctor of Ministry degree from the Chicago Theological Seminary. Ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary, he was a contributor to Conservative Judaism’s Statement of Principles, Emet Ve’Emunah, its Chumash, Etz Chayim and has recently retired after forty years in the active rabbinate. A founding teacher of Lev Shomea, the first institute for training Jewish Spiritual Directors in North America, his writings include The Enneagram and Kabbalah: Reading Your Soul and the anthology, Jewish Spiritual Direction: An Innovative Guide from Traditional & Contemporary Sources .