Mysticism & Kabbalah with Professor Rachel Elior

Professor Rachel Elior, the John and Golda Cohen Professor of Jewish Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, unlocked the mysteries of Jewish Mysticism & Kabbalah at a private reception on Thursday, June 21 in New York City.

Fran Katz,  AFHU National and Northeast Regional Board Member, hosted the event and had the honor of introducing the guest speaker, “Israel’s foremost expert of Jewish Mysticism.”  Elior grabbed the group’s attention and held it throughout the evening, speaking about the power of mysticism to offer a perspective of hope and an expression of freedom. She believes “the mystic blurs the borderlines between empirical experience and imaginative voyage.

Elior is an award-winning academic and author, who has been invited to lecture around the world.