The first real elements that have become the Los Angeles Kabbalah Centre were developed in New York City in 1965. The Kabbalah Centre was known as The National Research Institute of Kabbalah at that time. It was founded by Rav Philip Berg and Rav Yehuda TzviBrandwein.
Prior to its establishment in the United States, what would become the LA Kabbalah Centre was known as YeshivahKol Yehuda. YeshivahKol Yehuda itself was created in 1922 in what is the current state of Israel.
Located in the City of Angeles, the Kabbalah Centre is a non-profit organization. The LA Kabbalah Centre as initially established in 1984. Since its founding in California, the LA Kabbalah Centre has provided individuals from all walks of life with courses on both Zohar and Kabbalistic teachings and practices.
The various courses available from the Kabbalah Centre are provided today in an array of different settings. These include those courses the provided directly at the LA Kabbalah Centre as well as in other community-based centers. Kabbalah study groups are in place around the globe. Kabbalah instruction and related services provided by the LA Kabbalah Centre additionally are found online.
At the present time, there exist over 50 Kabbalah Centre branches situated around the world. Major localities with Kabbalah Centre branches in addition to LA are London, New York, and Toronto.
The Kabbalah Centre is a considered a diverse organization. The Kabbalah Centre staff includes multi-ethnic teachers providing instruction and related guidance to students across the planet.
Madonna remains one of the best known adherents of Kabbalah. Because of her association with the Kabbalah Centre, Madonna has established number of different branch centers. She also is financially supportive of the Kabbalah Centre.
Other famous individuals associated with the Kabbalah Centre are Paris Hilton and Sandra Bernhard.
Other famous people involved with Kabbalah are Sammy Davis, Jr., Marilyn Monroe, and Elizabeth Taylor. A growing number of Hollywood actors celebrities are also connected with the Kabbalah Centre.