Rav Kook Torah

Devarim — Deuteronomy

Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook, speaking in Jerusalem


Just as there are laws of poetry, so there is poetry in laws.

(Otzerot HaRe'iyah vol. II, p. 393)


Devarim —

The Book that Moses Wrote

Di Zahav – Too Much Gold

Right verses Might

Elucidating the Torah

Moses Speaks!

Va'etchanan —

In the Mind and Heart

Cleaving to God

Loving God with all Your Soul

Loving God with all Your Might

Introducing Prayer with Praise

Prolonging Echad

The Double Shema

Eikev —

Bread and Torah

Blessings Over Food and Torah

Animals Served First!

Four Blessings After Eating

What does God want of you?

Two Types of Love for Eretz Yisrael

Balancing Torah and Work

Re'eih —

Private and Public Redemption

"The Word of Shemitah"

Uprooting Idolatry in the Land of Israel

Open Your Hand Generously

Searching for the Temple Site

A Rabbi's Public Conduct

Shoftim —

The Wisdom of Civil Law

The Murderer's Admission

The Sorcerer and the Gidufi

The King's Torah Scroll

Food for Thought

The High Court in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Policeman

Ki Teitzei —

Amalek – Constructive Destruction

Remembering Miriam's Punishment

Rationale for the Mitzvot

Free Will versus Causality

The Rebellious Son – Preventive Medicine

Waging War

Drafting Yeshiva Students

Faith in Troubled Times

Sha'atnez – A Glimpse into the Future

Avoid All Evil

Ki Tavo —

Be Happy!

First Fruits, Led by an Ox and a Flute

Two Paths of Bikkurim

Studying Together

How to Serve God in Joy

A Different Kind of Viduy

Tithing in the Proper Order

The Farmer's Declaration

Remembering to Bless God

Accept and (then) Analyze

The Splendor of Tefillin

Nitzavim —

Two Levels of Teshuvah

Bridging the Generation Gap

Teshuvah for the Generation of Rebirth

Dances of Teshuvah in Poriah

Vayeilech —

The Song of Torah

Ha'azinu —

The Diversity of Israel

The Source of Rabbinic Authority

How Do We Serve God?

Vezot HaBerachah —

The Full Cup of Blessing

A Torah of Fire

Moses' Death

Why Keep Mitzvot?

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