What does Kabbalah teach us?

Jesse and Zack will share how authentic Kabbalah has changed their lives
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Jesse and Zack discovered the wisdom of Kabbalah after many years of searching in all the wrong places for fulfillment. Here they share experiences and insight with you so that you can discover the secrets of the universe and benefit from having access to the true key to happiness in this world. 

Our course will help you understand that you can reach your full human potential by connecting properly with others. You can understand everything that is going on in the world and contribute to creating a sustainable society.

This is a short introductory course for anyone searching for meaning. You should take this course if filling yourself with all the usual things no longer gives you as much pleasure and if you feel you want more out of life. 

What are the requirements?

  • Just come with an open heart and mind

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Embark on a meaningful path of discovery
  • Understand how to develop in a more advanced way
  • Take control of your own fate

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who feels there is more to life
  • Seeking answers to the big questions
  • If you have everything but feel empty inside
  • People interested in spirituality

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Learn More About Our Course and Us
03:09

Jesse and Zack study Kabbalah every day with the world's foremost Kabbalist Michael Laitman and they want to share what they are learning with you. They also explain why the wisdom of Kabbalah is so relevant to our lives right now. 

02:10

After going over some texts for a Kabbalah book as a favor to his father, Jesse began studying Kabbalah with Michael Laitman and moved to Israel to write a book about everything he experienced on this new path.

04:45

Zack searched everywhere for answers before discovering the wisdom of Kabbalah. This course was filmed while he was visiting Jesse in Israel. 

Section 2: Some Basics About Kabbalah
02:11

Kabbalah is a science available to anyone that wants to discover and attain the operating force of this world. In this lecture we also explain a common misconception: the difference between Kabbalah and religion.

02:07
  • Zack was about to read a quote (that you will hear later) from the sources of Kabbalah by Baal HaSulam, the last greatest living Kabbalist, but ended up getting into a discussion about the great Kabbalists who essentially carved out the method for our generation. 
02:19

The Zohar is a spiritual book that needs to be felt, more than understood. 

Section 3: Understanding Human Desires
01:40

Everything we do in this world is for our own pleasure. 

01:46

When you begin understanding what Kabbalah really is and all the things it opens up for us, you understand how limited we are in our current perception of reality and our ability to enjoy it. 

Article

A post by Jesse Bogner in the Huffington Post about the will to receive, and how we are wired by a desire for pleasure.

Section 4: Studying Kabbalah
01:49

When we strive to have that desire above our needs we get little glimpses called Light.

05:13

We go to a Kabbalah lesson every day to learn about the upper system of the world that controls everything in our world.  We strive to be forces of bestowal so we will be able to pass this information on to others. 

01:57

The Creator is the pure force of giving in the world. By connecting with that force of giving, we get to the know the Creator. 

02:51

We are all vessels that can learn how to become filled with light. 

Section 5: Reaching Our Full Potential Through The Study of Kabbalah
04:03

You learn how to open your heart and connect to others. It's all about strengthening human bonds.

02:35

Kabbalah teaches us to have faith above reason because this is the way to reach our full potential of being in adhesion with the Creator. 

02:56

Anything you want or need in this life is your will to receive. Kabbalah helps us understand that the more we fulfill our desires, the fulfillment becomes less satisfying. 

02:29

Ultimately the purpose of Kabbalah is to correct the entire world. For us to transition to a world where we live according to new values of giving and caring for one another.  

Article

This is a post Jesse wrote for the Huffington Post with a quote about how we are controlled by our ego: 

It sounds so easy to let go of your belief in your control over the universe, but as you may know, lost in the grips of narcissism, the possibility never presents itself. “

03:48

Studying Kabbalah requires overcoming the conditioning that we grew up with, which focuses on the personal success of the individual ego. 

Section 6: How To Apply These Concepts to Everyday Life
05:21

After years of trying to change himself with the help of psychiatrists, medication and drugs, Jesse still didn't have any deep desire or need to make another person happy. As an addict he was a taker of the worse kind.  Watch how Kabbalah changed him.

The Healing Power of Connection
Article
02:04

Kabbalah is the only method of study that can bring light to our world, and restore harmony. 

02:20

Humanity is destroying itself because we have created a world ruled by self-interest. So even institutions and initiatives that were meant to generate could have not succeeded for decades. Only the Kabbalists provide a method that allows us to work above self-interest for the benefit of the collective.

Article

Jesse Bogner post in Huffington Post

03:00

When we learn how to love others as ourselves we are carrying out the most fundamental principle of Kabbalah and the bible, Love Thy Neighbor As Yourself. 

02:16

The main tools we have for applying these concepts in a Kabbalah group are working in a group of ten people and using the method of correction called The Workshop, which has special guidelines for helping us undergo a very powerful human bonding process with the ten. 

01:02

Jesse and Zack study Kabbalah with Michael Laitman. The great Kabbalists write that you should let your heart decide the best place for you to study Kabbalah.

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Instructor Biography

Jesse Bogner, Author of The Egotist

Jesse Bogner is a twenty-eight year old author, screenwriter and journalist. His memoir and social critique, The Egotist, has been translated into four languages. In 2013, he moved from New York City, where he was born and raised, abandoning a decadent lifestyle chockfull of substance abuse, to study Kabbalah in Israel under Michael Laitman. Since then, his work on the subject has been featured in The Huffington Post, Shatterproof Addiction Blog, The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel. He is the subject of a forthcoming documentary for Larry King’s The Spirituality Network and is currently working on a post-apocalyptic Kabbalistic novel.

Instructor Biography

Zack Funke, Entrepreneur and Wisdom Seeker

I study Kabbalah with the world's foremost Kabbalist Michael Laitman. 

In my chosen career I am passionate about building apiary sites, gardening and honey tasting. I am currently the lead beekeeper for six different apiary sites across Phoenix and Scottsdale, managing a total of 14 hives. I remove and relocate established beehives and pick up swarms from businesses or residences and get them situated on one of our apiary sites. 

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