Exploring Kabbalah

From pop culture icons to adherents of the Orthodox Jewish Hasidic movement, the ancient Jewish tradition of mystical interpretation of the Bible known as Kabbalah has experienced a resurrgence in the late 20th and 21st century. In this AIB Network series, "Exploring Kabbalah," you'll gain understanding of the history and development of Kabbalah over the centuries. You'll delve into texts and teachings that seek to illuminate the nature of the soul's connection with the Divine, and how all existence is infused with mystical significance. In "Exploring Kabbalah," you'll hear from scholars and practicioners, including Rabbi Ari Sollishof Chabad Intown in Atlanta, about the diversity of the mystical tradition -- and how these ancient teachings continue to resonate and elevate the human spirit.

Was Adam, the first human in the Hebrew Bible, the first mystic? Why does tradition hold that one should not study Jewish mysticism -- known as Kabbalah-- until age 40? Where were the centers of Jewish mystical teaching before the city of Safed in the northern mountains of Israel rose to become the hub of Kabbalah in the 15th century? Learn the answers to these questions, as well as how Kabbalah took root in Jewish life and culture, in the first episode of the AIB series, "Exploring Kabbalah."

  • Air Times
  • Thursdays at 7:30 PM
  • Fridays at 10:30 PM
  • Mondays at 10:30 PM
  • Wednesdays at 2:30 PM
  • Sundays at 7:00 AM