Soul Construction: Deep Dive

Deepening Exploration in Turbulent Times

Ruchi Koval's NEW comprehensive Course in the "Soul construction" series

Tuesdays (bi-weekly), 4 pm ET

Beginning on May 7th


Course Overview:

This transformative new course, flexibly designed for all learners, is the second offering from internationally acclaimed Ruchi Koval based on her book, Soul Construction, and many additional sources. In these turbulent times for the Jewish community, participants will explore timely topics and come to understand the Mussar concepts both theoretically and practically.


Participants will explore six dynamic middot-based topics:

  • Gevurah / Strength, restraint, courage, pride Gain the strength, resilience, and pride needed to tackle today's challenges head-on.
  • Achrayut / Responsibility and Achdut / Community connection Discover your responsibilities to the Jewish community and beyond, fostering a sense of connection and unity.
  • Nedivut / Generosity and Rachamim / Compassion Cultivate generosity and compassion towards yourself and others, enriching your spiritual journey.
  • Shetikah / Silence and Difficult Conversations Learn the power of silence and other Mussar-based tools to navigate challenging conversations with grace.
  • Bitachon /Trust in God and Simcha /Joy Explore how trust and joy intersect, guiding you through life's ups and downs with resilience.
  • Savlanut / Patience and Zerizut / Enthusiasm Strike a balance between patience and enthusiasm. When should we move quickly and when is being patient most appropriate?


Select the tier pricing you are most comfortable with:

Tier 1 -  $330Tier 2 - $282Tier 3 - $198

If you are able to register at a higher tier, you can help subsidize course registration for those with greater financial need.

All course fees are 100% tax deductible.

Chaverim members enjoy a 15% discount off of course pricing. Members, please select the Chaverim rate of your choice on your registration form, membership will be verified before your enrollment is secured for the course.

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What students say about Ruchi's course: 

"Highly recommend.  It felt almost like personal counseling sessions!"

Jacci Bickford


Camille Gertler

"This is a wonderful addition to the TMI curriculum!"

Natalie Kirsh

"Take it!!!!! I will definitely be on the lookout for more courses offered by Ruchi Koval :)"

Bonnie Bernstein Herst


Each interactive webinar session will be 75 minutes and will be recorded for those who cannot join live. We highly recommend that you also study these texts in chevruta (we will assist you with chevruta pairing upon request).

Course materials will include:

  • Additional source texts
  • Active practices (kabbalot) and Mussar focus phrases
  • Guidance for [optional] chevruta study


Class meets bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 4 pm ET on the following dates:

May 7, 21, June 4, 18, July 2, 16

Chevruta partners will meet in between large class meetings at a time convenient for you.

Course Author:

Ruchi Koval is the co-founder and director of the Jewish Family Experience in Cleveland. She is a certified parenting coach, educator, author, musician, and motivational speaker. Her first book, "Conversations with G-d," was released in 2016. Ruchi was a recipient of the CJN's 18 Difference Maker award in 2015. She has been teaching Mussar from classical texts to hundreds of students for well over a decade.