Rabbi Dr. Baruch HaLevi, known to everyone as “Rabbi B,” is an ordained rabbi and former rabbi of Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott. He is the co-founder and executive director of Soul Centered, a Colorado-based (and virtual) center for loss, meaning and healing. Rabbi B is the author of multiple books, including “Spark Seekers: Mourning with Meaning; Living with Light,” the foundation for his grief counseling practice, and the Spark Seekers Grief Experience retreat. He also works with clients in soul coaching, helping them navigate life’s transitions with purpose, direction and inspiration. Learn more at mysoulcentered.org
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