The Kabbalah Centre hailed from the United States and was established in 1956. Initially, it was known as a National Research Institute. The core Founders were Feivel Gruberger known as Philip Berg and Brandwein, who was in charge of the dean. He was also the precursor of all Kabbalah Centers across the United States. The center was originally established in 1922. After Brandwein’s death, Philip Berg assumed the leadership position. His wife, Karen Berg, joined him in the re -establishment of the center in the city of New York. In 1984, the center was opened in Los Angeles. Karen Berg assumed the leadership position after her husband’s death. With Michael, the two serve as directors. They are in charge of the day to day decision-making processes of the institution. Kabbalah is a legal institution comprising of more than fifty branches across the world. Kabbalah Centers has affiliates in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and London.
The Kabbalah Centre offers Zohar and Kabbalistic lessons online and through the regional centers geographically located in the cities, through study groups, across the world. The institution comprises of a multi-ethnic group of international teachers who provide education as well as guidance to all students. Customarily, the teachers believed that Kabbalah was very mysterious and featuring complex teachings. This promoted the misunderstanding of most of their lessons. The teachers, therefore, urged only the forty-year-old men to pursue these teachings. Most traditionalists considered the teachings of Kabbalah as Judaism perversion consisting ancient cultures in addition to the secretive mystic tradition.
The first approach of Kabbalah’s teachings seeks to impart Hebrew and Jewish knowledge to the students. The center provides a clear understanding of the two teachings. According to Kabbalah, religions and deities represent the wisdom of the universe. The effect of the knowledge is Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and other religions. To them, their center is not a religion. It is a supplement to faith. Meaning, Kabbalah Centre cannot replace religion. On the Bible and its teachings, passages like Crossing of the Red Sea symbolize a code in life. The codes have a special meaning to lives, and there are particular teachings on how to reveal such meanings. Kabbalah offers lessons on such teachings. To Kabbalah, it is essential for humans to please their God instead of religions and its teachings. The center provides mental healing in the form of its teachings.