HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l

Ki Tetsei: Constructive Destruction

Dvar Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic poet, sage, philosopher and religious Zionist leader., 9/5/2014, 11:42 AM

Rav Kook's Message:: Stay in the Land!

A timely and meaningful story for his yahrzeit, the third of Elul, which this year falls on Friday, August 29th., 8/29/2014, 1:08 PM

Animals are Served First!

Torah insights from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, Sage, poet, philosopher and religious Zionist leader., 8/15/2014, 4:18 PM

Mipi Atzmo - On His Own

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi and iconic Religious Zionist leader., 8/1/2014, 11:47 AM

Building the Land of Israel

Dvar Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the Torah sage, religious Zionist leader, poet and philosopher., 7/25/2014, 6:10 PM

Beauty and Evil

Torah from the iconic religious Zionist Torah Sage and leader, the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 7/18/2014, 1:38 PM

For the Sake of Heaven

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, religious Zionist sage, poet, philospher and iconic leader., 7/10/2014, 5:49 PM

We, the Eternal People

Comfort, wisdom and hope from the words of the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 7/4/2014, 12:46 PM

Beyond Human Logic (has link to Psalms for Our Boys)

Torah from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel. Link to the Psalms for the safe return of our boys at top of article., 6/27/2014, 10:07 AM

Endless Blessing

Torah from the iconic leader of Religious Zionism, the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 6/20/2014, 1:00 PM

Shlach: Offering Wine and Flour

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah sage, leader, philosopher and poet., 6/13/2014, 1:39 PM

Mount Sinai

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic religious Zionist torah sage, leader, poet, philosopher., 6/3/2014, 9:42 AM

Flags of Love

Torah learning from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 5/23/2014, 6:09 PM

Lag Ba'Omer: Rashbi Returns

Rashbi, the central figure of Lag Ba'omer celebrations, was on a higher plane than ordinary humans., 5/17/2014, 10:10 AM

Lessons in Charity

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, religious Zionist leader, poet, philosopher, Torah Sage., 4/24/2014, 11:10 AM

Matzah of Love

Passover thoughts from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic religious Zionist sage, philosopher, leader and poet., 4/16/2014, 7:40 AM

The Ceremony of Azazel

Torah insights from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 4/11/2014, 9:21 AM

Man vs. Mosquito

, 3/28/2014, 12:01 PM

Psalm 119: A Time to Act for G-d

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi., 3/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Boundaries

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named., 3/14/2014, 2:39 PM

Visiting the Jewish Settlements in1913

A story about the first Chief Rabbi of Israel,iconic Torah Sage, philosopher, poet and leader., 2/28/2014, 3:11 PM

Stars in the Tabernacle

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, the Religious Zionist sage, poet, philosopher and leader., 2/21/2014, 11:23 AM

"Recipe for Ktoret"

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi, the iconic sage, philosopher, poet and religious Zionist leader., 2/14/2014, 1:56 PM

A Constant Flame

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi., 2/7/2014, 10:11 AM

Betzalel's Wisdom

, 1/31/2014, 12:56 PM

An Eye for an Eye

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, sage, poet, philosopher and religious Zionist leader., 1/24/2014, 8:37 AM

Pure Revelation

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic religious Zionist Torah sage, philosopher, poet and leader., 1/16/2014, 1:05 PM

This is My G-d!

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the religious Zionist leader, Torah sage, philosopher and poet., 1/9/2014, 12:31 PM

Hidden Holiness

How could a donkey be considered holy?, 1/3/2014, 1:17 PM

Psalm 2: Rejoice with Trembling

Torah from the first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Israel - Torah Sage, Religious Zionist leader, poet, and philosopher., 12/29/2013, 2:14 PM

Going to Peace

One should note the difference between "Go in peace" and "Go to peace.", 12/20/2013, 3:46 PM

Psalm 84: Preparing for Prayer

Israel's first Asheknazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic Religious Zionist leader, sage, philosopher and poet interprets the psalm that is also a prayer, known by its first word "Ashrei" - "Fortunate Dwellers of Your House.", 12/15/2013, 5:25 PM

The Reunion of Joseph and Judah

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 12/6/2013, 4:05 PM

Joseph and Judah: Two World Views

Dvar Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic Sage, poet, religious Zionist leader and philosopher., 11/29/2013, 3:15 PM

Dreams Can Reflect Reality

Thoughts on the parsha from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic Torah sage, poet, philosopher and religious Zionist leader for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named., 11/22/2013, 7:07 AM

Jacob Arrived Whole

Dvar Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic religious Zionist leader, poet and philosopher for whom Merkaz Harav yeshiva is named., 11/14/2013, 10:00 AM

The Blessing of a Scholar's Presence

Torah words from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel, Religious Zionist leader, Torah sage, poet and philosopher for whom Merkaz HaravYeshiva is named., 11/8/2013, 9:59 AM

Sarah, Princess of Her People and of the World

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the religious-Zionist sage, poet and philosopher, for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named., 10/25/2013, 4:14 PM

Combatting Evil

Dvar Torah on this week's Torah reading from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 10/18/2013, 2:39 PM

Mamrei's Advice

Dvar Torah on the parsha from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, Torah Sage, philosopher, religious Zionist leader and poet., 10/11/2013, 9:20 AM

The Beauty of Greece

, 10/4/2013, 4:49 PM

Bereishit: Braiding Eve's Hair

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic religious Zionist leader and Talmudic sage, philosopher and poet., 9/26/2013, 11:11 PM

All of Israel in One Sukkah

Dvar Torah for Sukkot from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic Religious Zionist Torah sage, philosopher and poet., 9/17/2013, 10:49 PM

The Yom Kippur Reading: The Ox and the Goat

We read from the portion of Acharei Mot on this solemn day., 9/12/2013, 10:47 PM

1933 Sermon: The Call of the Great Shofar

The third type of shofar about which the first Chief Rabbi spoke was an intimation of the Holocaust to come., 9/4/2013, 3:35 PM

Teshuva for the Generation of Rebirth

Dvar Torah on the week's parsha from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic Religious Zionist Sage who was also leader, poet and philosopher., 8/30/2013, 4:44 PM

Serving God With Joy

Dvar Torah of the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, the iconic religious Zionist Torah Sage, leader, poet and philosopher., 8/23/2013, 4:33 PM

Waging War

Dvar Torah from the iconic Torah Sage, the religious Zionist leader and first Chief Rabbi of Israel for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named., 8/16/2013, 5:36 PM

The Word of Shmittah

Why have the whole procedure of debt-remission in the Shmittah (agricultural sabbatical) year? Torah from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of Israel, for whom Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva in Jerusalem is named., 8/2/2013, 8:29 AM

Balancing Torah and Work

Torah insights from the iconic religious Zionist philosopher-leader and first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel., 7/25/2013, 11:13 PM

With All Your Soul

Dvar Torah from the iconic leader of religious Zionism, Israel's first Chief Rabbi for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem is named., 7/19/2013, 6:51 AM

Right verses Might

Torah from the iconic first Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel for whom Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva in Jerusalem is named., 7/12/2013, 12:13 PM

Anticipating Redemption

Torah from the iconic religious Zionist leader, the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, for whom Merkaz Harav yeshiva is named., 7/5/2013, 12:15 AM

Parsha Thoughts: Genuine Zealotry

Torah from the iconic religious Zionist leader, the first Ashkenazi Chief Rabb of Israel, for whom the Merkaz HaRav yeshiva in Jerusalem is named., 6/28/2013, 7:46 AM

Balak: Eliminating Idolatry

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader and philosopher-sage, for whom Merkaz HaRav yeshiva is named., 6/14/2013, 10:02 AM

Who Needs the Priesthood?

Dvar Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, for whom Merkaz HaRav yeshiva is named., 6/7/2013, 7:58 AM