Psalm 3: The enemy from within

Psalm 3: The enemy from within

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic leader of Religious Zionism: Sometimes our greatest enemy comes from within.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 11/2/2020, 4:58 PM
Psalm 95: Bowing Before Our Maker

Psalm 95: Bowing Before Our Maker

Israel's first Chief Rabbi and the iconic leader of Religious Zionism on controlling the soul's emotions.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/24/2020, 9:02 PM
 Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The Torah's message is ethics in a world created by G-d.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/16/2020, 2:00 PM
Like doves flying home

Like doves flying home

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and iconic leaader of Religious Zionism: 'Longing for home, the dove returns to its nest.'Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/9/2020, 4:00 PM
Is this holiday seven, eight or nine days long?

Is this holiday seven, eight or nine days long?

Understanding the source of the difference in holiday observance in the Diaspora and Israel.Daniel Pinner, 10/6/2020, 1:05 PM
Succoth: The role of the lowly willow

Succoth: The role of the lowly willow

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The willow represents the unlearned, blessed with common sense.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/2/2020, 3:00 PM
The light of teshuva - a nation returning to its roots

The light of teshuva - a nation returning to its roots

Rabbi Kook teaches that in the return of even secular Zionists to Israel there is a profound holy core, there is the light of teshuva.Tzvi Fishman, 9/27/2020, 4:15 PM
Ha'azinu: The source of Rabbinic Authority

Ha'azinu: The source of Rabbinic Authority

Torah from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi: 'Our Sages examined two aspects when formulating a new law...":Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 9/25/2020, 4:00 PM
Rosh Hashannah: Personal Judgment

Rosh Hashannah: Personal Judgment

Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi on the Day of Judgment: Musaf on Rosh Hashannah, the longest prayer of the year.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 9/18/2020, 1:21 PM
 Psalm 81: Aiming for greatness

Psalm 81: Aiming for greatness

Encouragement from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 9/11/2020, 3:59 PM
For Elul: Psalm 27- Tenacious prayer

For Elul: Psalm 27- Tenacious prayer

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi: The essence of prayer is incremental.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 9/6/2020, 11:26 AM
Rabbi Kook’s Essay “HaDor” (“The Generation”)

Rabbi Kook’s Essay “HaDor” (“The Generation”)

Does Rav Kook's fundamental essay apply to today's generation as well?Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/31/2020, 10:00 AM
 Ki Teitzei: Remembering Miriam's punishment

Ki Teitzei: Remembering Miriam's punishment

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi A.Y. HaCohen Kook, 8/28/2020, 5:30 PM
The Daily Portion / Words of comfort from Rav Kook

The Daily Portion / Words of comfort from Rav Kook

It is as if Rav Kook is with us today when we read his words of comfort and his call to praise one another, to raise our spirits.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 8/23/2020, 10:41 AM
On Rabbi Kook – Harbinger of Redemption: In honor of his 85th yahrzeit

On Rabbi Kook – Harbinger of Redemption: In honor of his 85th yahrzeit

Rabbi Kook told World Jewry: Escape with your lives and come to Israel. G-d’s voice beckons us. Do not tarry with practical arrangements...Arutz Sheva & Tzvi Fishman, 8/23/2020, 10:30 AM
Psalm 20: Grasping the middle of the beam

Psalm 20: Grasping the middle of the beam

Psalm 20 explained by Israel's first Chief Rabbi and iconic leader of Religious Zionism: Why call out to Jacob's God in times of distress?Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 8/16/2020, 6:14 AM
Ekev: Nourishing the Soul

Ekev: Nourishing the Soul

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism. On thaniking God for food for the body and for the soul.Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 8/7/2020, 5:15 PM
VaEtchanan: The Mezuzah and Eretz Yisrael

VaEtchanan: The Mezuzah and Eretz Yisrael

Torah from Israel's first Cheif Rabbi, iconic leader of Religious Zionism: 'One law of mezuzot is not the same in Israel and the Diaspora.'Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 7/31/2020, 3:15 PM
It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

There is no obligation to be a Rabbi, but there is an obligation for a Jew to dwell in the Land of Israel. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/26/2020, 8:00 AM
 Devarim: Moses Speaks!

Devarim: Moses Speaks!

How did Moses, the great leader who said "I am not a man of words" declaim the entire book of Dvarim? Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 7/24/2020, 5:30 PM
 Three Weeks: Teachers should be armed with spiritual might

Three Weeks: Teachers should be armed with spiritual might

The educational insight of Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi who saw the Three Weeks - 'between the straits'- as symbolic of our youth.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 7/15/2020, 4:01 PM
 Pinchas: The Tamid offering performed at Sinai

Pinchas: The Tamid offering performed at Sinai

Torah from Israell's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah Luminary and undisputed leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 7/10/2020, 2:00 PM
Balak: Sweet dreams

Balak: Sweet dreams

Torah from Israel's first Ashkeniazi Chief Rabbi, the iconic Torah Sage and undisputed leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 7/3/2020, 4:30 PM
Psalm 5: Awakening Love and Awe‏

Psalm 5: Awakening Love and Awe‏

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 6/26/2020, 4:00 PM