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September 7, 2010 by J-Wire
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Everything is Divine – The Mystical Vision of the Baal Shem Tov

On the 250th anniversary of his death, Israel ben Eliezer, the Baal Shem Tov, still speaks to the spiritual yearnings and social idealism of Jews today.  As the founder of Hasidism, the charismatic healer and preacher promoted Kabbalistic ideas and broke down the barriers between scholars and simple folk in their quest for redemption.  Produced by Rachael Kohn, this program  includes Professor Rachel Elior, author of The Mystical origins of Hasidism; Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom; Reb Zalman Schachter Shalomi, founder of Jewish Renewal, Rabbi Shmuel Lew, international speaker and Executive member of Chabad, London, Zalman Kastel, National Director of Together for Humanity, Donna Jacobs Sife, Together for Humanity.

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