Rabbi Nilton Bonder

Nilton Bonder born innilton-bonder Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is the rabbi of the Jewish community in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He received his rabbinic ordination at the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1987 and received a doctorate in Hebrew literature. He is an author of books recognized nationally and internationally on various topics covering the Jewish perspective. He received the Chabuti prize in literature in the category Religion in 2000; two of his books have been adapted into theater and cinema. He is also the director of the Midrash Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro.