This ancient mystical text introduced many concepts that would be more fully developed by the tradition of Kabbalah.
The maze-like path of the labyrinth, leading in and out of a sacred center, echoes an ancient kabbalistic idea.
Messianism in Chabad-Lubavitch challenges Jews of all denominations to consider the limits of Jewish theology.
A Hasidic spiritual leader believed to maintain a channel to God.
Founder of the Chabad school of Hasidism.
Sages & Scholars
Famous for his sayings, stories and charisma, this Hasidic leader inspired a movement that is still vibrant today.
The problem of divine withdrawal inspires an alternate view of the universe.
One strand of medieval kabbalah focused on achieving a transformative mystical experience.
This kabbalistic concept has been embraced by Jewish feminists.
Yehuda Liebes has revolutionized our understanding of the Zohar and underscored the relationship between kabbalah and Christianity.