To donate by credit card NOT via PayPal,
please use this donation page on our secure site:
Kabbala Online Shop

(for a free weekly email subscription, click here)

A Matter of Lineage

When the man from the Israel Electric Company stepped back from the tomb marker of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, someone suddenly grabbed his arm and astonished him by saying, "Praise G-d! My prayers are answered. Rabbi Shimon sent you to me!"

[continue reading >>]

Thought of the Week

15 Iyar 5776 / May 23, 2016
MERON is a sleepy mountain village a few miles west of Zefat that once a year undergoes a remarkable transformation. Each year on Lag b'Omer, 33 days after Passover Day, nearly 500,000 Jews of all descriptions converge upon it from all parts of the country--a significant percentage of the population in Israel at the time! (Click for full report)

Find out even more about Kabbalah

Next Major Event

English Language Events

Check out MyAscent.orgAscent of Safed is designed to be a place for relaxation, reflection, interaction, and spiritual exploration, where you can grow and learn in your own way, at your own pace, in an open atmosphere.

You can experience a wide range of learning, volunteer, creative, recreation and other opportunities at Ascent as well as in the Old City of Tzfat.

We can help you create a personalized study plan, you can join one of our weekend or weekday retreats, or you can come to relax and attend study and meditation sessions at your leisure, while staying in our great hostel with its spectacular views.

For full information of events and to make reservations
please visit or our Facebook page.

Ascent has FREE Kabbalah classes online. No experience or background needed.


for the most comprehensive Kosher Kabbalah site on the net

(for a free weekly email subscription, click here)

Behukotai 5776

In the 5th chapter of Tanya, Rabbi Schneur Zalman teaches that the study of Torah unites a person with G-d more than any other commandment.

[continue reading >>]     

Recent Additions and Changes

Don't forget to check out What's New on this site. There's always an opportunity to learn more about Kabbalah here.

Kabbalistic Books by Ascent Staff

"Saturday Night Full Moon"

Intriguing Stories of Kabbalah Sages, Chasidic Masters and other Jewish Heroes by Ascent's storymaster, Yerachmiel Tilles.

Available online at at and on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc, and at Jewish bookstores. Read Reviews

"Apples from the Orchard"

Now in its 3rd printing!
Deep mystical insights from the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria on the Weekly Torah, translated into English by Moshe-Yakov Wisnefsky.

Available online at
Read a review of this important English Kabbalah book.

"GPS for the Soul"

GPS for the Soul A summary of lessons conducted at the Ascent Institute in Safed by Nadav Cohen on the first 12 chapters of the Tanya, on its themes, including stories and examples.

Available online at
Read a review of this book.

Seeking some amazing authentic Kabbala books or other materials?
Check out our online shop.


Redesign and implementation - By WEB-ACTION