Testimonials

"Aviva Perlo brings a unique blend of sensitivity, insight, humor, joy, creativity, meaning, theatrical imagination, and Jewish knowledge.  Her deep commitment to helping others resonates throughout her speaking, writing, and artistic performance." -Miriam Arond, coauthor of The First Year of Marriage: What to Expect, What to Accept and What You Can Change, New York City, NY
"Aviva's work artfully communicates the truth in the moment, with a clarity and kindness that cuts through the fat, massages the muscles, tones the essential organs, and touches the soul." -Jesse Freedman, Theater Artist, Director, and Educator, of Jewish Theater Workshop, 24/6, and Lang Arts, New York City, NY
"Aviva is a master at relating to audiences of diverse backgrounds.  Her work creates safe spaces that allow people to be their authentic selves, stretch their limits, and discover insights from deep within their kishkes. Aviva sees things far beneath the surface, and her visionary leadership propels audiences towards awe and wonder." -Rabbi Ezra Weinberg, New York City, NY
"Combining her natural sense of humor with her deep understanding of ritual and Jewish holidays, Aviva brings depth and laughter to presentations. She is gifted with an instinctual way of drawing people in and encouraging them to express their own talents freely." - Rachel Ravitz, singer/storyteller, New York City, NY
"Aviva understands the power of stories and qualitative narratives better than almost any student I’ve ever known." -Dr. Marsha Zibalese-Crawford, Professor, School of Health Professions and Social Work, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
"She is wise, kind, funny, deep, and without a doubt one of the most enjoyable presenters of Jewish wisdom applied to the challenges of our lives." -Rabbi Marcia Prager, MFT, Storyteller, Philadelphia, PA

Thank you to the many supporters/contributors:

  • Jennifer Blyer - Senior Editor, Psychology Today, published in New York Times, Slate, Salon, Tablet, Cosmopolitan, Christain Science Monitor, Monocle, Babbie, The Forward, and The Atlantic.com. HEEB Magazine Founder, Joshua Venture Social Entrepreneurship Recipient.
  • Joyce Lieberman – WHYY Philadelphia Public Radio. Lead Engineer
  • Adina Abramowitz - Consulting for Change, Nonprofit Strategist, Microloan Facilitator, Community Facilitor
  • Dr. Betty Sue Flowers - Consultant, Writer, Editor of Moyer's Healing and the Mind PBS series