Who Is Dr. Michael Laitman?
Dr. Michael Laitman received his PhD in philosophy and Kabbalah from the Moscow Institute of Philosophy at the Russian Academy of Sciences, and his MSc in Medical Cybernetics from the St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University. His extensive contributions to the field of Kabbalah led to his receiving the title of Professor in Ontology and the Theory of Knowledge, granted by the Highest Interdisciplinary Academic Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation.
Additionally, Dr. Laitman has collaborated with prominent scientists conducting unique research on modern science and Kabbalah. In 2005 he co-authored a book on this topic with Prof. Vadim Rozin of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, the State University of Human Sciences in the Russian Academy of Sciences. His thirty years of extensive research into the science of Kabbalah are recognized among renowned scientists and researchers, and he has collaborated with scientists in drawing connections between quantum physics and Kabbalah.
A frequent lecturer on the subject of authentic Kabbalah, he has been an invited speaker at such prestigious international meetings as the World Wisdom Council and the Club of Budapest, and in the past two years, has lectured in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Central America, and South America.
Dr. Laitman continues his life’s work by teaching regular daily lessons, recording live TV programs, such as Ask the Kabbalist and making public appearances at various conferences, meetings and retreats throughout the year. Over thirty books, hundreds of articles and 10,000 hours of video/audio Kabbalah lectures have been produced by Dr. Laitman in his efforts to bring the wisdom of Kabbalah to the public.
As a sign of respect for his knowledge and dedication to the teaching of Kabbalah, Dr. Laitman’s students address him as “Rav,” which means “teacher.”