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When Bad Things Happen to Good People  
  When Bad Things Happen to Good People  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 2/28/2021, 12:05
 
After Moses succeeded in petitioning God to forgive the Jewish people for the sin of the golden calf, he begged to understand why people suffer…  


Tetzaveh: Beyond the Holy  
  Tetzaveh: Beyond the Holy  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 2/21/2021, 07:58
 
The conflict between sacred and secular exists both in our private lives and in the public sphere, as indicated by the garments of the High Priest...  


Tetzaveh: The Aspiring Convert  
  Tetzaveh: The Aspiring Convert  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 2/21/2021, 07:57
 
Three non-Jews wished to convert. Initially rejected by Shamai, known for his strictness, they were later accepted by the modest Hillel…  


Tetzaveh: The Dignity of Clothing  
  Tetzaveh: The Dignity of Clothing  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 2/21/2021, 07:56
 
Our clothing stresses those qualities that separate us from the animals and their simple physical needs, enabling us to attain a heightened sense of holiness and dignity…  


Mishpatim: Permission to Heal  
  Mishpatim: Permission to Heal  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 2/6/2021, 19:56
 
Why must the Torah explicitly give such permission to doctors? We should expect all medical activity to be commended, for easing pain and saving lives...  


Yitro: Blessings on Miracles  
  Yitro: Blessings on Miracles  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 1/30/2021, 19:25
 
A blessing over a miracle, as our sages teach us, needs to include recognition of the positive effects of its accompanying details...  


Beshalach: Amalek  
  Beshalach: Amalek's Assault  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 1/23/2021, 19:23
 
If Israel's sole function was to uplift the rest of the world, they would not have been commanded with mitzvot that isolate them from the other nations...  


Bo: Egypt and the Mayflower  
  Bo: Egypt and the Mayflower  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 1/16/2021, 19:49
 
Does an American child know when the Mayflower set sail for the New World? 300 years ago? 350 years ago? We know exactly when we left Egypt...  


Va  
  Va'eira: The “Hamotzi” Blessing  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 1/9/2021, 20:18
 
Bread differs from other foods. The elements that make up bread achieve a significant role which they lacked while they were still buried in the earth.  


Vayechi: Revealing the End of Days  
  Vayechi: Revealing the End of Days  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 12/26/2020, 19:09
 
Why did Jacob want to reveal to his sons when the final exile would end? Why was he prevented from doing so? Why did Jacob’s sons yell out, “Shema Yisrael”?  


Vayigash: The Hazards of Leadership  
  Vayigash: The Hazards of Leadership  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 12/19/2020, 19:11
 
Working for the public good is certainly laudable. However, there are certain hazards in such a career. Precisely because one is occupied attending to…  


Mikeitz: Interpreting Dreams  
  Mikeitz: Interpreting Dreams  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 12/12/2020, 19:37
 
Do dreams really foretell the future? Does the interpreter really have the power to determine the meaning of a dream, and alter the future accordingly?  


Mikeitz: Nationalism or Universalism?  
  Mikeitz: Nationalism or Universalism?  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 12/12/2020, 19:37
 
How do we explain the conflict between “light unto the nations” and our need to maintain a separate existence to safeguard our unique heritage?  


Vayeshev: The Conflict Between Joseph and Judah  
  Vayeshev: The Conflict Between Joseph and Judah  
 
By Rabbi Avraham Isaac Kook zatza”l
Update date: 12/5/2020, 18:31
 
Joseph saw the Jewish people as a light unto the nations, but Judah was concerned about the negative influences when intermingling with pagan cultures...  


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