HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l

Psalm 19: Words acceptable to G-d

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 3/11/2016, 4:27 PM

Shekalim: All For One 

Torah thoughts from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 3/4/2016, 4:58 PM

Moses' extraordinary prayer in Ki Tisa

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 2/26/2016, 9:25 AM

Tetzaveh: Clothes of dignity and beauty

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 2/19/2016, 12:35 PM

Tachash pelts in the Tabernacle

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic chief rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 2/12/2016, 4:26 PM

Mishpatim: Majority rules

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 2/5/2016, 1:50 PM

Shabbat: Sabbath peace, inside and out

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi and iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 1/29/2016, 4:09 PM

The influence of Amalek

Torah from Israel's first iconic Chief Rabbi, founder of religious Zionism., 1/23/2016, 9:18 PM

 Bo: Two New Years - Nisan and Tishrei

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, the father of Religious Zionism., 1/15/2016, 9:11 AM

A wise old nation

Torah thoughts from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 1/8/2016, 12:29 PM

Jacob's sword and bow

Torah from Israel's iconic first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, founder of Religious Zionism and the Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva., 12/25/2015, 3:15 PM

The hazards of leadership

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi and founder of Religious Zionism., 12/18/2015, 9:37 AM

Hanukkah: The highest love

Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi addresses the heart of the disagreement between the schools of Hillel and Shamai on how to light the Hanukkah candles., 12/7/2015, 6:58 PM

The conflict between Joseph and Judah: The parasha and Hanukkah

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, founder of Religious Zionism., 12/4/2015, 3:22 PM

Pillars and sanctuaries

Torah from the First Chief Rabbi of Israel., 11/27/2015, 3:07 PM

Psalm 94: Fortunate is the one whom You, God, afflict 

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, the founder of Religious Zionism., 11/20/2015, 11:19 AM

For Rosh Chodesh: Reaching inward to G-d, Psalm 103

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the founder of Religious Zionism., 11/13/2015, 8:00 AM

Chayei Sarah: The burial of Sarah

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the founder of religious Zionism., 11/6/2015, 9:42 AM

Father of many nations

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic rabbi, religious Zionist leader, philosopher, poet and sage., 10/23/2015, 11:17 AM

Noah: Balancing the Universe

, 10/16/2015, 2:05 PM

Cherishing Troubles

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, religious Zionist icon, sage, leader, philosopher and poet., 10/8/2015, 11:13 PM

Sukkot: The Water-Drawing Celebration

Torah thoughts of Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi., 9/27/2015, 7:27 AM

Yom Kippur: The Shofar and the Wall

A story about courage and freedom of religion., 9/21/2015, 9:54 PM

Psalm 32: Praying for Results

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, religious Zionist Torah Luminary, leader, poet, writer and philosopher., 9/11/2015, 3:46 PM

Ki Tavo: The Farmer's Declaration

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi and religious Zionist leader., 9/4/2015, 10:30 AM

Elul: Unity and Repentance

Torah from Israel's iconic Religious Zionist leader and first Chief Rabbi., 8/28/2015, 1:32 PM

Shoftim: Food for Thought

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi whose 80th yahrzeit took place this week., 8/21/2015, 2:06 PM

Blessings Over Bread and Torah

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 8/9/2015, 6:58 AM

Va'etchanan: Prolonging Echad

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi., 7/31/2015, 1:50 PM

Seeing Jerusalem in its Joy

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic Religious Zionist leader, Torah luminary, poet and philosopher., 7/24/2015, 8:47 AM

Matot: Two Paths to Purity

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic Religious Zionist leader, Torah luminary, philosopher and poet for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named., 7/17/2015, 10:19 AM

Pinchas: Connecting the Natural with the Supernatural

An overview of the holidays appears in this parsha. Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi addressed the natural and supernatural aspects of Jewish holidays., 7/10/2015, 4:01 PM

Psalm VI, Tearless Cries

Torah thoughts from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic Sage, philosopher, poet and religious Zionist leader., 7/1/2015, 5:18 PM

Chukat: Total Dedication to Torah

Torah from Israel's iconic first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named., 6/26/2015, 9:30 AM

Korach: Separation and Connection

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi., 6/19/2015, 7:07 AM

Psalm 31: Like a Lost Vessel

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi., 6/5/2015, 3:45 PM

Shavuot: Like an Apple Tree

Torah thoughts from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chef Rabbi., 5/21/2015, 5:02 AM

The Intrinsic Sanctity of the Land of Israel

Torah from the first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel, 5/11/2015, 1:01 AM

Psalm 13: Trust, Happiness, and Song

Torah thoughts from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi., 5/1/2015, 12:20 PM

Birth-Offerings

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, religious Zionist Sage, leader, poet and philosopher., 4/17/2015, 8:48 AM

Shmini: Immersion in Water

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, an iconic religious Zionist leader, Sage, poet and philosopher., 4/8/2015, 9:49 PM

"Because of This" - What to Teach Our Children at the Seder

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, Religious Zionist leader, Sage, philosopher and poet., 4/3/2015, 10:18 AM

Tzav: The Purifying Fire of the Olah

Torah from the first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel., 3/27/2015, 4:58 PM

The Goal of Sacrifices

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic Religious Zionist leader, Torah Sage, philospher and poet., 3/20/2015, 1:02 PM

Vayakhel: The Dual Nature of the Tabernacle

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi., 3/13/2015, 1:47 PM

Mystical Scythes and Guardrails

A deep lesson for Purim (celebrated the 15th of Adar in Jerusalem, as in this story) and all year round from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 3/6/2015, 10:36 AM

Where Was Moses in Tetsaveh?

Moses and the Priestly Garments., 2/27/2015, 7:43 AM

Teruma: The Iron Wall

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi, the iconic religious Zionist leader, sage, poet and philosopher., 2/20/2015, 1:30 PM

Mishpatim: Accepting Two Torahs

Dvar Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic religious Zionist Sage, poet, philosopher and leader for whom the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem is named., 2/13/2015, 11:26 AM

Yitro: Reward and Punishment

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 2/6/2015, 9:33 AM

Beshalach: Sanctity in Space

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 1/30/2015, 2:47 PM

Parshat Bo: Draining Egypt

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic religious Zionist leader, Torah sage, poet and philosopher., 1/23/2015, 8:46 AM

Vaera: "Hamotzi" - for all Times

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 1/16/2015, 12:50 PM

The Leadership of Moses

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 1/9/2015, 4:11 PM

Blessings About Fish?

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, 1/5/2015, 6:33 AM

Psalm 128: Striving for Excellence

Torah from the first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic religious Zionist Torah sage, philosopher, poet and leader., 12/26/2014, 9:41 AM