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Resistance to Kabbalah

It began with Nimrod’s claims that Abraham was conspiring against the social order, continued with the burning of Kabbalists’ books and accusing the Baal Shem Tov and Ramchal with heresy in the Middle Ages, and it grew stronger with the propaganda against Rav Kook and Baal HaSulam because of their call to publish Kabbalah for everybody.

What is it that makes some people afraid of the wisdom of Kabbalah? Why have Kabbalists been persecuted over history? What is the cause of the uncompromising drive to erase the learning of the wisdom of Kabbalah?

In this section, you will find answers to questions through a collection of excerpts from Kabbalists’ words, and a series of short videos and lessons on the topic.

Sources for the Lesson Series "Resistance to Kabbalah"

The following is a document containing raw English translations of Kabbalistic source excerpts describing resistance to Kabbalah from many angles, used as the basis for the "Resistance to Kabbalah" series of lessons with Kabbalist Dr. Michael Laitman.

The document is a work in progress. When finalized, these excerpts will be published here on the Kabbalah.info website.

Document of source excerpts on the resistance to Kabbalah »

Lesson Series: Resistance to Kabbalah

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