Bruce Feiler

Bestselling Author and New York Times Columnist

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In a practical and inspiring program, Bruce shares lessons from his books as a way to help listeners edify and get the most from their personal, spiritual, and familial lives. Messages include improving their mornings, rethinking family dinner, learning to fight smarter, why you must go out and play, and much more. Parents will walk away with a fresh perspective on their day to day family lives and tangible methods to help draw their families closer together.

In a separate program, Bruce takes audiences on a journey of survival through the power of community. Fearing the worst for his twin daughters following his bone cancer diagnosis, Bruce partnered with a group of fathers to create a special community to help his girls deal with his illness. He then asked each one for a piece of advice for his daughters: how to live, how to travel, how to question, how to dream. In this funny and moving presentation, Bruce relates the lessons he learned about the power of friendship and community and encourages all of us to draw closer to our friends, be more resourceful as parents, and celebrate who’s important in our lives.

About Bruce Feiler

  • Bruce Feiler is an inspiration and sage when it comes to sharing life lessons.
  • He enlightens listeners to get the most from their personal, spiritual, and familial lives.
  • Feiler is considered one of the country’s thought-leaders concerning the role of religion in contemporary life.

Bruce Feiler is one of America’s most popular voices on contemporary life. He writes the popular “This Life” column in the Sunday New York Times and is the author of six consecutive New York Times best-sellers, including The Council of DadsHis latest book, The Secrets of Happy Families, is a bold playbook for families today. It collects best practices for modern-day parents from some of the country’s most creative minds, including top designers in Silicon Valley, elite peace negotiators, and the Green Berets. The Secrets of Happy Families, a Top 5 New York Times best-seller, was featured on ABC’s World News, Nightline, GMA, The Today Show, and TED, as well as excerpted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Parade Magazine. In addition to his groundbreaking work on families, Bruce is one of the country’s preeminent thinkers, writers, and speakers about the role of religion in contemporary life. He is the author of four books on the topic, including Abraham and America’s Prophet, and is the writer/presenter of the PBS series Walking the Bible and, most recently, Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler.

Speech Topics

  • A View from the Bed: What Health Care Professionals Need To Know About Patients In The Digital Age
  • Are We In A Holy War? A Way Forward for Jews, Christians, and Muslims Today.
  • God in America: The Role of Religion in Public Life
  • Healing 3.0: A Survivor's Guide To Navigating The Health Care System In The Digital Age
  • The Power of Community: How to Survive and Thrive in Difficult Times
  • The Power of Story: How Creating a Strong Narrative Can Help Families, Businesses, and Communities Bond Together, Overcome Obstacles, and Succeed In the 21st Century.
  • The Secrets of Happy Families: Surprising New Ways to Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More.

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Bruce Feiler for The Huffington Post : How Easter and Passover Can Make Your Family Happier

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Bruce Feiler The New York Times: The Stories That Bind Us

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Bruce Feiler ABC News: Obstacle Courses, Charades Are 'Secrets of Happy Families'

2/19/2013

USA Today: Bruce Feiler draws on his own family in writing 'The Secrets of Happy Families.'

2/14/2013

Bruce Feiler The Wall Steet Journal: Meet Family Inc.

2/08/2013

Bruce Feiler Palm Beach Post: The final conversation: What do you say after you say goodbye?

1/05/2013

Bruce Feiler for the New York Times: It’s O.K. to Skip That Bake Sale

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Bruce Feiler for The Huffington Post: Pharaoh in a Cage: Five Lessons from the Mubarak Trial

8/03/2011

Bruce Feiler for the New York Times: ‘You Look Great’ and Other Lies

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Bruce Feiler for Time: Faith in the Arab Spring

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Bruce Feiler for the Financial Times: A tourism revolution

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