Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook made aliyah two months prior to Herzl’s death and was appointed rabbi of Jaffa and the colonies. As part of his position he was requested to eulogize Herzl.
Two Holocaust scholars, in a book based largely on interviews, give voice to Peter Bergson, a key Holocaust rescue activist in America
“Rav Kook truly thought that total equality of the sexes was not only a halachic [Jewish law] problem, but even more so a historical, social, and moral mistake"-Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun
In an attempt to expose Kook’s ideas to a wider audience, Schwartz has compiled and translated some of the most significant parts of his work into 268 pages, organized into four main sections.
Shas is hoping to piggy back on Bayit Yehudi’s bill by advancing their own legislation in tandem for a national day of commemoration for the party’s late spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
The rabbi was writing his letter amidst the brutal Arab riots of 1929, which included the Hebron Massacre, over Jewish access to the Western Wall.
A round up of news around Jerusalem
Beit Harav Kook marks the religious giant’s 80th yahrzeit.
It is no easy task to be the rabbi of this diverse, demanding, distinctive community of Israel. But if you dare to run for the office, you had better be prepared to meet that challenge.