Rabbi Avraham Hakohen Kook

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Emor: Agents of holiness

Emor: Agents of holiness

Dvar Torah for Shabbat by Israel's first Asheknazi Chief Rabbi, Torah Luminary and iconic leader of Religious Zionism.Rabbi Avraham Hacohen Kook, 08/05/2020 16:30
Shir haMaalot, Psalm 126, and the sanctity of the Land of Israel

Shir haMaalot, Psalm 126, and the sanctity of the Land of Israel

Psalm 126, wrote Rabbi Kook, shows the uniqueness of Eretz Yisrael in giving us the ability to unite means to a goal and its ends.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 06/05/2020 14:45
Why Rav Kook still matters

Why Rav Kook still matters

Rav Kook’s thought remains prescient, especially regarding the role of imagination and emotion in public life. His insights about love, the most powerful emotion, may hold the seeds to rectifying so many of society’s ills.Rabbi Zachary Truboff, 29/04/2020 10:04
The Likud and Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

The Likud and Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

“Rok HaLikud Y’Chol – Only the Likud can…” -- sell out? But Rav Tzvi Yehuda wanted everyone to understand at what cost our country came to be, to emphasize the value of every part and parcel of Eretz Yisrael. He wanted us to feel it personally. Ariel Natan Pasko, 11/02/2020 07:15
Watch: 84 years since passing of Rabbi Kook

Watch: 84 years since passing of Rabbi Kook

Thousands expected to ascend to grave of spiritual luminary Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hacohen Kook on Mount of Olives in coming days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2019 10:55
The Great Call

The Great Call

Today is the 3rd of Elul, the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook. He wrote this open and prophetic letter, which he named, “The Great Call,” to world Jewry in 1907. Does it apply to you?HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 03/09/2019 08:19
Rabbi Peretz calls Cassif outburst 'ignorance and embarrassment'

Rabbi Peretz calls Cassif outburst 'ignorance and embarrassment'

United Right Chair explains why he left plenum during speech by MK Kassif. 'Rabbi Kook was among greatest of last generations.'Mordechai Sones, 14/05/2019 20:16
Hearts of stone, stones with hearts

Hearts of stone, stones with hearts

Excerpt chapter from Arise and Shine! describes Rabbi Kook’s fight to safeguard Jewish right to pray at Kotel.Mordechai Sones, 15/08/2018 11:09
Naso: Three Priestly Blessings

Naso: Three Priestly Blessings

Torah from Israel' first Chief Rabbi and the father of Religious Zionism.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 25/05/2018 15:51
Lag Ba'Omer: The Torah of Rashbi

Lag Ba'Omer: The Torah of Rashbi

Ever-enlightening Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 01/05/2018 13:01
Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz on Zionism: The rabbi's selective vision

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz on Zionism: The rabbi's selective vision

Zionism, and especially Religious Zionism, is a vibrant ethical project on the move towards even greater heights than those it has achieved during the first 70 years of the Jewish State. Rochel Sylvetsky, 22/04/2018 18:07
Don't thank Trump, bless him

Don't thank Trump, bless him

Rabbi Kook refused to thank His Majesty’s Government for the Balfour Declaration. Instead, he blessed them. Daniel Pinner, 17/12/2017 23:53
No state without faith

No state without faith

During the period of the passing of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook ztz”l, it is worthwhile recalling his position on the Zionist movement: It is important to take part in it, but it will succeed only out of holiness.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 28/08/2017 10:12
The Third of Elul: Usishkin's Eulogy for Rabbi Kook

The Third of Elul: Usishkin's Eulogy for Rabbi Kook

Ussishkin remembered Rabbi Kook saying: There are no - and there must not be any - barriers between the young generation and us, between the religious and the secular. We are all busy with one project; we are all working toward one goal. Rabbi Chanan Morrison, 25/08/2017 10:10
Rabbis Slam Bennett's 'Saving Religious Zionism'

Rabbis Slam Bennett's 'Saving Religious Zionism'

Religious Zionist rabbis who transferred support to Ha'am Itanu criticize Bennett for saying he saved religious Zionist vision in Knesset.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 04/02/2015 22:46
Reclaming Mt. of Olives from Rock Attacks by Song

Reclaming Mt. of Olives from Rock Attacks by Song

Thousands in night of singing and study for anniversary of Rabbi Kook's passing, as Arutz Sheva learns of efforts to take back the cemetery.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 29/08/2014 14:57