HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l

Shemini: The error of Nadav and Avihu

Torah insights from Israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi., 3/29/2019, 9:44 AM

Purim Go gather all the Jews

Prescient words from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, Torah luminary, founder of Religious Zionism, poet and philosopher., 3/21/2019, 12:14 PM

Vayikra: Sacrifices vs. Fasting

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, iconic founder and leader of Religious Zionism, poet, philosopher and halakhic sage., 3/15/2019, 8:54 AM

Pekudei: Always on his mind

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism as we know it., 3/8/2019, 2:19 PM

Vayakhel: Two layers of wisdom

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism as we know it today., 3/1/2019, 4:20 PM

Tetzaveh: The High Priest's golden crown

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi., 2/15/2019, 12:51 PM

 Shabbat: What is true success?

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 2/8/2019, 1:30 PM

Mishpatim: Tablets of stone

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the founder of Religious Zionism as we know it today., 2/1/2019, 8:22 AM

Coercion at Sinai

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 1/25/2019, 3:06 PM

Beshalach: The inner song of the soul

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi., 1/18/2019, 2:17 PM

Bo: The birth of a nation

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of today's Religious Zionism., 1/11/2019, 10:00 AM

Moshe and Aaron's leadership

Psalm 99 appears to put Samuel on equal footing with Moses and Aaron. , 1/4/2019, 2:48 PM

Shemot: True Humility

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, the founder of Religious Zionism., 12/28/2018, 12:15 PM

Psalm 31: "My times are in Your hand"

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 12/21/2018, 2:33 PM

The single light of Hanukkah

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi., 12/5/2018, 2:17 PM

Vayeishev: The Nature of Exile 

Torah from israel's first Chief Rabbi., 11/30/2018, 1:48 PM

Vayishlach: Reliance on miracles

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 11/23/2018, 2:59 PM

Prayer: Free expression of the inner soul

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 11/16/2018, 3:00 PM

Toldot: Abraham kept Mitzvot 

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 11/9/2018, 3:45 PM

Chayei Sarah: Guarding the inner child

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, iconic founder of Relgious Zionism., 11/2/2018, 10:51 AM

Vayeira: Preparing for the Akeidah

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 10/26/2018, 3:11 PM

Lech Lecha: Be complete

Torah from Israels first Chief Rabbi, founder of Religious Zionism., 10/19/2018, 12:51 PM

Two songs for two worlds 

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic chief rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 10/12/2018, 4:18 PM

Bereishith: Creation of the universe - twice 

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 10/5/2018, 2:55 PM

Sukkot and the Land of Israel

Torah inbued with love of Eretz Yisrael from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic founder of religious Zionism in the Land of Israel., 9/23/2018, 4:31 PM

Haazinu: How do we serve G-d?

, 9/21/2018, 2:57 PM

The Holy King

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism in Israel., 9/13/2018, 9:42 PM

Rosh Hashanah: The music of Teshuvah

Words of Torah for the New Year from Israel's late first iconic Chief Rabbi, the founder of Religious Zionism in Israel., 9/9/2018, 3:03 PM

A different kind of Viduy

Torah from israel's iconic first Chief Rabbi, founder of Merkaz Harav yeshiva in Jerualem., 8/31/2018, 4:05 PM

Shoftim: The murderer's admission

Torah thoughts from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder and leader of today's Religious Zionism., 8/17/2018, 3:48 PM

Psalm 33: Our inner source of trust

Torah and faith from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the Torah luminary who was also the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 8/5/2018, 7:43 AM

Vaetchanan, Shabbat Nachamu: : Cleaving to God

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 7/27/2018, 1:50 PM

Tisha B'Av: The dark watches of the night

Immortal words by Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 7/21/2018, 9:45 PM

Atonement for the soldiers

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconc founder of Religious Zionism., 7/13/2018, 5:58 PM

Pinchas: Atonement for the New Moon

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 7/6/2018, 3:35 PM

 Psalm 97: Light sown for the Tzaddik

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the founder of Relligious Zionist thought and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva., 7/1/2018, 10:07 AM

 Chukat: The Book of God's Wars

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 6/22/2018, 8:18 AM

The secret of the incense

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the father of Religious Zionism and the Chief Rabbinate., 6/15/2018, 2:39 PM

Shelach: The lesson of Shiloh

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, founder of the Chief Rabbinate and of Religious Zionism., 6/8/2018, 3:24 PM

Beha'alotcha: Praying 'against' G-d

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 6/1/2018, 3:51 PM

Naso: Three Priestly Blessings

Torah from Israel' first Chief Rabbi and the father of Religious Zionism., 5/25/2018, 3:51 PM

Jacob's signs

Torah from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel and founder of Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva,, 5/18/2018, 4:46 PM

Zion and Jerusalem

For Jerusalem Day: Thoughts on the centrality of Zion and Jerusalem from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel., 5/13/2018, 12:23 AM

Lag Ba'Omer: The Torah of Rashbi

Ever-enlightening Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism., 5/1/2018, 1:01 PM

Emor: Kohanim and the Illusion of Death

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of religious Zionism., 4/27/2018, 5:05 PM

Sha'atnez: A glimpse into the future

Understanding the prohibition of garments made of linen and wool - Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi., 4/25/2018, 10:03 PM

'You have cast me after your body'

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 4/15/2018, 10:21 PM

Shemini: Rabbi Yehudah and the Calf

Why was a rabbi punished severely for showing insensitivity to a calf?, 4/5/2018, 11:58 AM

Tzav: Guard your inner flame

Dvar Torah written by Israel's first Ashkkenazi Chief Rabbi., 3/23/2018, 12:28 PM

Vayikra: Maimonides and Korbanot

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 3/16/2018, 9:30 AM

Vayakhel-Pekudei: Choosing a leader

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 3/9/2018, 12:56 PM

The miraculous letters on the Tablets

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 3/2/2018, 12:57 PM

The sanctity of the Temple Mount

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 2/23/2018, 9:13 AM

Terumah: "Take for Me an offering" 

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi., 2/16/2018, 9:54 AM