A global not-for-profit organization, the Kabbalah Centre is located in Los Angeles. The Kabbalah Centre provides an array of course on the Zohar and Kabbalistic teachings. The Kabbalah Centre offers these courses at its Los Angeles facility, as well as at other locations. In addition, the Kabbalah Centre offers teachings online as well.
The LA Kabbalah Centre actually has its roots in the first facility of its kind established in the United States. The Kabbalah Centre grew from the The National Research Institute of Kabbalah, which was established in New York City in 1965.
The manner in which the Kabbalah is presented at the Kabbalah Centre was developed by its long-time director, Philip Berg. In addition, his wife, Karen Berg assisted in the development of these teaching protocols.
In addition to its Los Angeles facility, the Kabbalah Centre has over 50 other centers located around the world. This includes branch centers in major cities that include London, Toronto, and New York.
In addition to other facilities, group study programs around the globe have also grown out of the LA Kabbalah Centre. In addition, a considerable number of people obtain Kabbalah instruction via the Internet.
A notable number of Hollywood actors and celebrities are involved with the Kabbalah Centre. This includes Madonna, who is perhaps the best-known celebrity involved with the Kabbalah Centre and Kabbalah practices.
In addition to Kabbalah Centre, other famous personalities involved in Kabbalah and the Kabbalah Centre are Paris Hilton and Sandra Bernhard. Paris Hilton indicated that the Kabbalah Centre was crucial in helping her get through difficult periods in her life. She states this was particularly true in the aftermath of her breakup with Nick Carter.
Other Hollywood luminaries from the past that have been involved with Kabbalah include Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Sammy Davis, Jr. An ever-increasing number of Hollywood stars and other celebrities are becoming involved with Kabbalah and the Kabbalah Centre each year.