The Teshuva of Rosh HashanahTorah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah luminary, poet, philosopher and founder of Religious Zionism.
Jerusalem celebrates 49 years of liberationStudents at the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva dance and sing in honor of holiday.
'Eight years after the massacre, we only miss them more'Merkaz Harav Yeshiva holds memorial for 8 students murdered in 2008 attack; 'they were one like the 8 branches of the menorah.'
Why Didn't the Shin Bet Report Attackers' Terror Ties?Council Arieh King reveals family of terrorists in Tuesday's attack 'are third generation terrorists,' employers weren't told.
Watch: Thousands Party at Religious Zionist Flagship YeshivaLeading figures in religious Zionism attend annual Sukkot celebration harkening back to Temple times.
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.
Shlach: Offering Wine and FlourTorah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah sage, leader, philosopher and poet.
The Wilderness and JerusalemWe have come out of the desert to Jerusalem, our destiny as G-d's people.
Jerusalem Celebrates PurimWatch celebrations of Purim in Jerusalem’s Merkaz Harav yeshiva.
An Eye for an EyeTorah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, sage, poet, philosopher and religious Zionist leader.
Psalm 2: Rejoice with TremblingTorah from the first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Israel - Torah Sage, Religious Zionist leader, poet, and philosopher.
Celebrating Sukkot with Joy at Merkaz Harav YeshivaThousands join in lively "simchat beit hasho'eva" celebrations at Jerusalem's Merkaz Harav yeshiva.
Waging WarDvar Torah from the iconic Torah Sage, the religious Zionist leader and first Chief Rabbi of Israel for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named.
Merkaz HaRav Families Urge PM: Don't Give in to TerrorIn a letter to the PM, the families of 8 young students murdered in 2008 ask him not to give in to Chinese pressure over terror lawsuit
A7 Talks to Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, Candidate for Chief Rabbi"The existence of a Chief Rabbinate in a Jewish state is a sanctification of G-d's name," says the head of Merkaz Harav to A7.
Israel's 1st Chief Rabbi on the Parsha: Nadav and AvihuThe question of mourning for Nadav and Avihu, by the iconic religious Zionist leader for whom Merkaz Harav yeshiva is named.
Remembering Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook, (d. Purim, 1982)The spiritual leader of the "settlement" movement, former head of Merkaz Harav Yeshiva, is remembered by today's Rosh Yeshiva, who grew up in his environment.
Mishpatim: Slavery in the TorahDvar Torah from the religious Zionist icon, Israel's first Chief Rabbi for whom the Merkaz Harav flagship Zionsit yeshiva is named.
Merkaz Harav Memorial in PhotosMerkaz Harav yeshiva held a memorial Thursday for the eight young students slain by a terrorist five years earlier.
Old Building, New Music. Rabbi Kook House Host's BenefitThe 90-year-old Beit HaRav Kook will hold a benefit concert with Shlomo Katz, and jazz poetry.
Isaac's Afternoon PrayerTorah thoughts for the parsha from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel, icon and sage of religious Zionism for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named.
Why the World Did Not Start with AbrahamTorah from Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav in Jerusalem: What happened after the flood that made G-d swear never again to destroy all of mankind? After all, man continued to sin.
'95,000 People Said Amen'- Rav Shapira on the USA Siyum HaShasDean of Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva, returning from US Siyum HaShas to speak at celebrations in Israel: "Everyone there spoke of Jewish unity."
Vaetchanan: In Mind and HeartImmortal words from the iconic leader of religious Zionism.
Netanyahu at Merkaz HaRav: "I Will Never Divide Jerusalem"Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.
Photos: Jerusalem Day at Merkaz HaRavTraditional Jerusalem Day celebrations at flagship religious Zionist yeshiva begin. High ranking officials expected.
Three Years since Mercaz HaRav MassacreThe Moses family will mark the anniversary with an evening of song in honor of their son, who was murdered at age 16.
Beit HaShoevah Joy at Merkaz HaRavYeshiva boys danced until morning in the celebration of Simchat Beit HaShoevah, which dates back to Temple times.
Remembering Father, Rabbi Avraham ShapiraRabbi Yaakov Shapira: 'Growing up with my father was like hearing the shofar every day.'
Almond Branch: Poem to a Slain Grandson"Northern enemy nations came to the gates of Jerusalem.." Thus begins a poem by the grandmother of a victim of 2008's Merkaz HaRav massacre.
Gaza, Obama and Harav KookRav Kook was correct in his view of Redemption as a process.
Rav Ovadia: Hunger for TorahDean of the flagship religious Zionist yeshiva founded by Rabbi Kook eulogizes Maran: "Love of Torah trumped his personal needs, and grew in years of poverty and toil. His most holy work was done without publicity, among ordinary, humble Jews."
Vayikra: Black Fire on White FireWeekly Dvar Torah from the iconic leader of religious Zionism, for whom Merkaz Harav Yeshiva is named.
A Story for the Nine DaysToday is the first of Av, a Rosh Chodesh (first day of a new month) that ushers in the nine days of mourning that culminate - if the Messiah does not come - in the Fast of the Ninth of Av. Below is a true story from the early days of the state