Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, known as Reb Zalman, was the father of the neo-Hasidic Jewish Renewal movement. He was ordained by HaBaD-Lubavitch in1947, and later received his MA from Boston University and DHL from Hebrew Union College. He was professor emeritus of Psychology of Religion and Jewish Mysticism at Temple University and World Wisdom Chair holder emeritus at Naropa University. He was the author of Spiritual Intimacy and collaborated with Miles-Yepez on Wrapped in a Holy Flame: Tales and Teachings of the Hasidic Masters.

Listen to radio interview with Reb Zalman on Transitions Radio Magazine.

View segment of The Rebbe Looks Back & The Rebbe Looks Forward, a three part interview of Reb Zalman by Alter Shoresh Barry Barkan.

Reb Zalman’s Last Encounter with the Lubavitcher Rebbe: