Sukkot Water-Drawing CelebrationThe nature of these evening celebrations.
Ha'azinu: Diversity of IsraelA greater potential for internal strife.
Knowing the Teruah-Blast"Fortunate is the nation that knows the teruah."
Ki Tavo: Splendor of TefillinWhy is wearing tefillin sometimes inappropriate?
Ki Tetze: Miriam's PunishmentWe are reminded of Moses' unique prophecy.
Rabbi Akiva's PrayerThere are two levels of kavanah.
Eikev: Loves for Eretz YisraelThere are two types of love for the Land.
Va'Etchanan: What is Prayer?Prayer effects a change in us.
The Call for Sacred SplendorWhy does HaShem not rebuild the Temple?
Matot-Masei: Soldiers' AtonementWhy did the soldiers feel a need for atonement?
Pinchas: Atonement for New MoonsThe very act of creation is problematic.
Chukat: The Book of God's WarsThe conflict between Torah and foreign cultures.
Korach: Holiness in NumbersThe minyan requirement, learned from Korach.
Shelach: Rejecting the LandMay you see the goodness of Jerusalem.
Beha'alotkha: Pray 'Against' GodIt is unrealistic to speak about praying "to God."
Jerusalem Day: Windows to PeaceWe turn towards the city of Jerusalem in prayer.
Emor: The Illusion of DeathKohanim must rise above the falsehood of death.
The Sanctity of Yom Ha'AtzmautA courageous decision and a true miracle.
Strong Hand, Outstretched ArmHow we steadily advance towards our final goal.
Tzav: The Olah OfferingThe highest level of communication with God.
Vayikra: Maimonides and KorbanotInvited to sit at the King's table.
Ki Tisa: The Copper WashstandWhat is its significance?
Trust in God vs. Self-RelianceWhich is the correct attitude?
Yitro: Coercion at SinaiThe Torah expresses our inner essence.
Psalms 12: Circles and LinesKabbalists distinguished between the two realms.
Va'era: Jewels on Tattered ClothWhat is the 'jewelry' of Israel?
Psalm 27: Unanswered PrayersUnderstanding the very essence of prayer.
Chanukah: Richness of SpiritAn important part of the message of Chanukah.
Vayetzei: Prayers of the AvotEach of the three prayers has its own nature.
Toldot: Jacob's Hand-Esau's HeelThe world may be mended in different ways.
Chayei Sarah: In the Double CaveTwo paths of spiritual growth and enlightenment.
Noach: Gathering Within the ArkThe year spent inside the ark was necessary.
Bereishit: Titans, Men of RenownThey brought about the world's moral collapse.
The Holy KingWhy change the text of the prayers for ten days?
The Music of TeshuvahThe shofar is a wake-up call.
Ki Tavo: Two Paths of BikkurimThe path of Torah and the path of prophecy.
Guard My Tongue and LipsThe two aspects of speech.
Psalm 122: Peace and ScholarsTrue peace comes through divergent views.
The Beauty of the UniverseThe Temple promotes the world's spiritual advance.
Psalm 97: Light for the TzaddikWe find that light comes before joy.
Korach: Corruption of a JudgeThe moral descent of a leader, step by step.
Beha'alotkha: Great DreamsDreams exist on many levels.
From Zion to JerusalemThe internal - external meaning of the Holy City
Lag Ba'Omer: Rashbi ReturnsWhen Rabbi Shimon Bar-Yochai left the cave.
Kedoshim: Holy Physical PleasureHoliness from physical pleasure.
Rabbi Kook on the 'Hillel Sandwich'Examine the significance of matzah and maror.
Rabbi Kook on <I>Tazria</I>: Rav Arrives in BabyloniaRabbi Abba was the preeminent scholar of his time.
Rabbi Kook on <I>Shemini</I>: Immersion in WaterRecognizing our existential estrangement.
Rabbi Kook on Purim: Accepting the TorahAssimilation was not the answer.
Rabbi Kook on <i>Zachor</I>: The Assault of AmalekThe people of Israel have two national missions.
Rabbi Kook on <i>Ki Tisa</I>: The Knot of God's TefilinGod wears tefillin?
Three Prayers, Three GoalsOne should always be careful regarding prayer.
<I>Yitro</I>: A Pure RevelationIt was daybreak when Moses ascended the mountain.
Rabbi Kook on <i>Beshalach</I>: Two Levels of LoveThe deeper significance of the "Song at the Sea."
Rabbi Kook on the Proper Dose of DeferenceTo bow one's head in prayer.
Rabbi Kook on Psalm 87: The Beloved Gates of ZionWhat the Temple and Jewish Law share.
Rabbi Kook on Asarah B'Tevet: Anticipating RedemptionWe are expected to anticipate the redemption.