The Kabbalah Centre is a spiritual and educational organization dedicated to bringing the wisdom of Kabbalah to the world. The Centre itself has existed for more than 80 years, but its spiritual lineage extends even further — to Rav Isaac Luria, in the 16th century, and through Rav Luria to Rav Shimon Bar Yochai, who revealed the principal text of Kabbalah, the Zohar, more than 2000 years ago.
The Kabbalah Centre was founded in Jerusalem in 1922 by Rav Yehuda Ashlag, one of the greatest Kabbalists of the 20th century. When Rav Ashlag left this world, leadership of the Centre was taken on by Rav Yehuda T’zvi Brandwein. Before his passing, Rav Brandwein designated Rav Berg to continue the lineage of Kabbalah as director of The Kabbalah Centre. Now, for more than 30 years, The Centre has been under the direction of Rav Berg and his wife, Karen Berg.
Although there are many scholarly studies of Kabbalah, The Centre understands this wisdom not as an academic discipline but as a way of creating a better life. Through The Kabbalah Centre, the practical tools and spiritual teachings of Kabbalah are accessible to everyone for personal change and transformation. This is the foundation of everything we do.