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TraditionOnline Author: Nataf, Francis In: Summer 2022 Issue 54.3

Rav Kook, Nietzsche, and Jewish Intellectual Pluralism

Rav Kook, Nietzsche, and Jewish Intellectual Pluralism We are unable to affirm and to deny one and the same thing at the same time—this is a subjective empirical principle, the expression not of any necessity but only of an inability (Nietzsche, The Will to Power). 31 Olat Re’iyah I (Mossad HaRav Kook, 1985), 330.
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Rav Kook Archives

Today, 3 Elul, marks the 87th yahrzeit of Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l. Visit our open-access archives to sample some of the significant works of scholarship on the thought of Rav Kook which have appeared in TRADITION. Today, 3 Elul, marks the 87th yahrzeit of Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l.
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Rav Kook Archives

Visit our open-access archives to sample some of the significant works of scholarship on the thought of Rav Kook which have appeared in TRADITION. Most recently, Chanan Morrison presented a new annotated translation of Rav Kook’s Orot HaTorah (Winter 2020).
TraditionOnline Author: Sacks, Jonathan In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

Torah Umadda: The Unwritten Chapter

"Hirsch," he writes, "is an aesthete who wants Torah and derekh eretz to live in a neighborly and noncombatant fashion." Rav Kook‘s ideal is challenging but obscure and was never successfully translated into prac- tice. It would fail, for Rav Kook, to align it- self with the thrust of history and Providence.
TraditionOnline Author: Dratch, Sam In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

The Writings and Teachings of Rabbi Norman Lamm

Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook [Hebrew]. Rav Kook: Man of Faith and Vision. Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook [Hebrew]. "Rav Hirsch and Rav Kook: Two Views on Limudei Kodesh and Limudei Chol." Gesher (June 1966), 30–40. Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook [Hebrew]. Rav Kook: Man of Faith and Vision.
TraditionOnline Author: Saks, Jeffrey In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

🔓The Extremes Are More Consistent But Absurd

Lamm often drew his community’s attention to the model of Rav Kook: "Ultimately, as Rav Kook taught, both the sacred and the profane are profoundly interrelated" (46). Lamm was an early devotee, and recognized the signi cance of Rav Kook‘s writing for Jewish modernism of all varieties.
TraditionOnline Author: Saks, Jeffrey In: Fall 2006 Issue 39.3

Rabbi Soloveitchik Meets Rav Kook

From the Pages of Tradition RABBI SOLOVEITCHIK MEETS RAV KOOK In the summer of 1935, Rabbi Joseph B. Avraham Shapira, who was present when Rav Kook said this. Neriyah brings citations in which Rav Kook explains his unique literary style: "Zaronim" in Orot (Jerusalem: Mosad ha- Rav Kook), p.
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Divrei Shalom: Collected Editor’s Notes

Of course, traditional rabbinic luminaries such as Rav Soloveitchik and Rav Kook make frequent appearances as do the great gures of Western culture such as Samuel Johnson and John Stuart Mill.
TraditionOnline Author: Rosensweig, Michael In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

Creativity as a Foundation of Torah Life

In addition to being a life-long devoted disciple of the Rav and his teachings, he was very much enthralled and impacted by the altogether different world views of Hasidut, generally, and of Rav Kook and R.
TraditionOnline Author: Jaffe, Pesah In: Spring 1991 Issue 25.3

Sabbath Lights: Sparks of Eternity in the Life and Thought of Rav Kook

SABBATH LIGHTS: SPARKS OF ETERNITY IN THE LIFE AND THOUGHT OF RAV KOOK (Proper beliefs and actions are acquired by associating with great men. Rabbi Avraham Y Kook, Olat Re’iyah II (Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, 5740 (1980)), Hilel Zeitlin, Safran shel Yechidim (Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, 5740 (1980)),
TraditionOnline Author: Nagen, Yakov In: Summer 2022 Issue 54.3

🔓 Sharing Torah with the World: The Jewish People’s Responsibility to Non-Jews

31 TRADITION Rav Kook‘s argument implies that the process of redemption requires a change in the way we study Torah and understand its place in the world. These 72 sages bring to mind the 25 My friend Assaf Malach suggests that just as Rav Kook, in his time, wrote Ma’amar ha-Dor ("Essay for This Generation"),
TraditionOnline Author: Kellner, Menachem Marc In: Fall 2021 Issue 53.4

Today’s Perplexed: Between Maimonidean Promise and Peril

Thus, I grew up in the home of a Yeshiva University-trained rabbi and studied in Modern Orthodox day schools, high schools, and yeshivot; it never occurred to me that it was permissible to enter a church (even though I do not recall ever hearing of Rav Kook while growing up).
TraditionOnline Author: Saks, Jeffrey In: Summer 2022 Issue 54.3

🔓 Editor’s Note: It Takes a Cosmic Village

Less focused on the "inside/outside" mechanics of universalism, per se, Francis Nataf examines the intellectual pluralism of Rav Kook, rooted as it was in Jewish mystical practice and texts, and compares it to the philosophy of Nietzsche.
TraditionOnline Author: Zuckier, Shlomo In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

🔓 Study (of Hasidut) is Great, for It Leads to Action: Two Generations of Hasidut at Yeshiva University

The published dissertation, a translation and expansion of the Hebrew version published by Mossad HaRav Kook in 1972 (the dissertation itself was authored in Hebrew and submitted in 1966), was a piece of innovative scholarship that staked a claim regarding R.
TraditionOnline Author: Sinesky, Tzvi In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

🔓Notes on an Unrepentant Kotzker Darshan

More interesting, Rav Kook appears in 25 sermons, and R. More interesting, Rav Kook appears in 25 sermons, and R.
TraditionOnline Author: Berman, Ari In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

Religious Zionism: Moving History Forward

Soloveitchik, Rav Kook, and other prominent Religious Zionist thinkers— present space limitations prevent me from more fully developing that here. Soloveitchik, Rav Kook, and other prominent Religious Zionist thinkers— present space limitations prevent me from more fully developing that here.
TraditionOnline Author: Saks, Jeffrey In: Summer 2016 Issue 49.2

A Portrait of Two Artists at the Crossroads: Between Rav Kook and S.Y. Agnon

A PORTRAIT OF TWO ARTISTS AT THE CROSSROADS: BETWEEN RAV KOOK AND S.Y. Kook‘s intellectual biogra- phy, the reader in English will nd no better reference than Yehudah Mirsky, Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014); on R. 2 (Jerusalem: Mossad ha-Rav Kook, 1949), 212.
TraditionOnline Author: Saiman, Chaim In: Fall 2021 Issue 53.4

REVIEW: The Status of the Halakhic State Alexander Kaye, The Invention of Jewish Theocracy Asaf Yedidya, Halakha and the Challenge of Israeli Sovereignty

Yet outside of the narrow context of the tekhelet debates that were the subject of Herzog’s doctorate, I do not recall hearing his name even once, even as the dis- course was suffused with references to Netziv, Ohr Same’ah, Rav Kook, Hazon Ish, R.
TraditionOnline Author: Goldberg, Hillel In: Fall 2014 Issue 47.3

Review Essay: Rav Kook: Mystic In A Time Of Revolution

Review Essay: RAV KOOK: MYSTIC IN A TIME OF REVOLUTION Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution YEHUDA MIRSKY Yale University Press, 2014, 288 pages I. Another factual error: Mirsky writes that Reb Aryeh Levine, a disciple of Rav Kook, married a sister-in-law of R.
TraditionOnline Author: Carmy, Shalom In: Summer 2016 Issue 49.2

EDITOR’S NOTE “The Lights Must Never Go Out”: The Future of Democracy From John Stuart Mill to Rav Kook

EDITOR’S NOTE "THE LIGHTS MUST NEVER GO OUT": THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY FROM JOHN STUART MILL TO RAV KOOK I n 1869 the sun of classical liberalism was nearing its meridian: A long and bloody war among the United States had demonstrated that a democratic nation could…
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Rav Kook’s “Shabbat Haaretz”

Characteristically, Rav Kook prefaced the book with an introduction written in an entirely different register. Their principal point of connection to the halakhic work is in Rav Kook’s argument that the talmudic sages enjoined the continued observance of shemitta as a reminder of what it could one day be.
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New and Noteworthy Books

Yehuda Mirsky, Towards the Mystical Experience of Modernity: The Making of Rav Kook, 1865-1904 (Academic Studies Press) Little is known about Rav Kook‘s intellectual life before he rose to prominence in 1904.
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The BEST and Our Best Selves

Chaim Strauchler looks to Matthew Arnold and Rav Kook for the ultimate and integrated whole toward which “the best that has been thought and said” might lead—namely one’s best self.
TraditionOnline Author: Brody, Shlomo In: Summer 2022 Issue 54.3

🔓 The Curious Case of Prozbul’s Disappearance and Resurgence

6 The rulings are collected in Bentzion Levin, Otzar ha-Geonim: Gittin (Teshuvot), 187, and republished in Teshuvot Rav Natronai Gaon (ed. Kook, Mishpat Kohen #4. Kook, Mishpat Kohen #4.
TraditionOnline Author: Genack,Menachem & Krakowski, Eliyahu In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

Halakha and the World

Amram Gaon (Mossad HaRav Kook, 2004), 97, the text reads, ba-yamim ha-hem u-va-zeman ha-zeh, "in those days and in our time"; see also Levush, Orah Hayyim 682:2.
TraditionOnline Author: Lichtenstein, Mosheh In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

Torah Lishmah from Nefesh ha-Hayyim to Halakhic Man

It originally appeared in Hebrew as Torah Lishmah be-Mishnat Rabi Hayyim mi-Volozhin u-be-Mahashevet ha-Dor (Mossad HaRav Kook, 1972). It originally appeared in Hebrew as Torah Lishmah be-Mishnat Rabi Hayyim mi-Volozhin u-be-Mahashevet ha-Dor (Mossad HaRav Kook, 1972).
TraditionOnline Author: Bleich, J. David In: Summer 2017 Issue 50.2

Survey of Recent Halakhic Periodical Literature: Cadaveric Dental Implants

Kook, Da’at Kohen, no. Kook, Mishpat Kohen, no. The Brisker Rav, R. 42 The Brisker Rav, Nazir 53b, is of the opinion that the two fragments must also be of the same bone. Kook, Da’at Kohen, no. Kook, Mishpat Kohen, no. The Brisker Rav, R.
TraditionOnline Author: Schacter, Jacob J. In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

The Discipline of Law and the Subjectivity of Spirituality

Meir Simhah of Dvinsk’s Meshekh Hokhmah, Rav Kook‘s ‘Olat Re’iyah, the Hebrew author and Nobel laureate Shmuel Yosef Agnon, the Catho- lic theologian Theodore Rosznak and Protestant thinker Rudolf Otto, and much of the scholarly literature on the subject. 2 (Mossad HaRav Kook, 2007), 462–463.
TraditionOnline In: Fall 2019 Issue 51.4

“Rupture and Reconstruction Reconsidered” (Free eBook)

Maimonides wrote unequivocally in this tenor: "We have explained that it is tting to permit to all people everything which is possible to per- mit, and we must not burden them"; Iggerot ha-Rambam (Mossad HaRav Kook, 1994), 393.
TraditionOnline Author: Dratch, Mark In: Summer 2017 Issue 50.2

What to do with abusive rabbis: halakhic considerations by Rabbi Mark Dratch

Rav said: If, e.g., I take meat for the butcher and do not pay him at once. ve-khen ha-Rav she-eino holekh be-derekh tova; Shakh to Yoreh De’ah 246, no. Abraham Isaac Kook, the rst Ashkenazic chief rabbi of British Man- datory Palestine, described himself…
TraditionOnline Author: Soloveichik, Meir In: Summer 2021 Issue 53.3

Tradition, Innovation, and the Eloquence of the Etrog

5 In fact, he expanded on this topic in Hebrew, in a more scholarly and purely halakhic framework, in his Halakhot va-Halikhot (Mossad HaRav Kook, 1990), 32–44. 5 In fact, he expanded on this topic in Hebrew, in a more scholarly and purely halakhic framework, in his Halakhot va-Halikhot (Mossad HaRav Kook, 1990), 32–44.
TraditionOnline Author: Kolbrener, William In: Spring 2019 Issue 51.2

Faith Shattered and Restored: Judaism in the Postmodern Age

…Review Jew who visits the synagogue every day, who dons te llin and recites Shema," Rav Shagar writes, "is a partner to belief even if his mind is elsewhere while… Kook). Kook).
TraditionOnline Author: Bleich, J. David In: Winter 2022 Issue 54.1

Survey of Recent Halakhic Literature: Coronavirus Queries (4): Assignment of Ventilators

25 A significant number of authorities maintain that a person traveling for the pur- pose of fulfilling a miz.vah is included in the category of osek be-miz.vah. Kook, Mishpat Kohen, no. Kook, Mishpat Kohen, no.
TraditionOnline Author: Bokser, Ben Zion In: Winter 1973 Issue 13.3

Rav Kook: The Road to Renewal

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Rav Kook on Fear Itself

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Great Books and “The BEST” Books

From the Pages of Tradition RABBI SOLOVEITCHIK MEETS RAV KOOK In the summer of 1935, Rabbi Joseph B. Avraham Shapira, who was present when Rav Kook said this. Neriyah brings citations in which Rav Kook explains his unique literary style: "Zaronim" in Orot (Jerusalem: Mosad ha- Rav Kook), p.
TraditionOnline Author: Leiman, Shnayer Z In: Fall 1988 Issue 24.1

R. Abraham Isaac Ha-Kohen Kook: Letter on Ahavat Yisrael

Rav Kook, who was neither a Labor Zionist nor a Zionist Revisionist, befriended both camps and genuinely appreciated their respective contribu- tions to the reclaiming of the land of IsraeL. If his only defense of Stavsky was that Jews do not murder Jews, Rav Kook should have protested from the start.
TraditionOnline Author: Bronstein, Yosef In: Fall 2020 Issue 52.4

Between Meaning and Rigor: A Personal Reflection

As I dabbled in these areas, I slowly found myself being drawn to the gure and writings of Rav Kook. Looking back, I cannot say that I had particular, burning questions that Rav Kook‘s philosophy answered. Nor was I a spiritual seeker who sought to quench my thirst with Rav Kook‘s ery poetic writing.
TraditionOnline Author: Gewirtz, Leonard B. In: Fall 1962 Issue 5.1

Elements in Rav Kook’s Legacy

Our generation, which follows that of Rav Abraham Isaac Ha-Kohen Kook, of blessed memory, will find certain aspects of Rav Kook‘s legacy of special significance. Rav Kook‘s insistence on freedom is now clear. THE CREATIVE PROCESS Let us pause and analyze Rav Kook‘s notion of the creative surge within consciousness.
TraditionOnline In: Summer 1997 Issue 31.4

Communications

Gellman’s own view is that "Rav Kook. But the question of how we are to understand Rav Kook‘s messianism must be distin- guished from the issue of the centrality of that messianism, however understood, in his thought.
TraditionOnline Author: Singer, David In: Spring 1996 Issue 30.3

Rav Kook’s Contested Legacy

Notably absent in this framework, as modern Orthodox critics of Gush Emunim are quick to point out, is any attention to Rav Kook‘s general cultural concerns. This is an area where Rav Kook has always been seen as strongly liberal, in line with his desire to ad- vance the Zionist cause.
TraditionOnline Author: Morrison, Chanan In: Winter 2020 Issue 52.1

Rav Kook’s Orot HaTorah

He has au- thored several volumes on Rav Kook‘s thought and manages RavKookTorah.org. 8 Rav Kook‘s disciple, the Nazir Rabbi David Cohen, inserted section titles to assist the reader when publishing Orot ha-Kodesh (see his preface to volume 3). Rav Kook was Chief Rabbi of Jaffa at the time (Iggerot ha-Re’iya I, letter 40).
TraditionOnline Author: Lamm, Norman In: Fall 1961 Issue 4.1

The Unity Theme and Its Implications for Moderns

xli-xliii – Moreh Nebukhim~ (Jeru- salem: Mosad Harav Kook, 1959). The yichud of knowledge is extended by Rav Kook to the study of Torah. This is identical with Rav Kook‘s assertion that the holy of holies in- cludes the sacred and the profane. Bo yavo, Rav Kook proclaims. RAv KOOK.
TraditionOnline Author: Leiman, Shnayer Z In: Fall 1994 Issue 29.1

Rabbi Isaac Ha-Kohen Kook: Invocation at the Inauguration of the Hebrew University

For photographs of Rav Kook at the inauguration cere- mony, see ibid., English section, p. Chaim Berlin, Chaim Weizmann was able to prevail on Rav Kook to attend the inagural ceremony of the Hebrew University by promising him that the critical study of the Hebrew Bible (à la Wellhausen) would not be included in its curriculum.
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OPEN ACCESS: Jewish Thought Symposium

Mystical poetry, similar to that of Rav Kook, is being created by Dr. As I dabbled in these areas, I slowly found myself being drawn to the gure and writings of Rav Kook. When reconstructing my nineteen-year-old self, I think it was this aspect of Rav Kook‘s teachings that most profoundly impacted my life.
TraditionOnline Author: Krumbein, Elyakim In: Spring 2005 Issue 39.1

On the “Humility” Dilemma and its Solution

I think we can be helped here by once again enlisting the aid of Rav Kook:5 To the extent of the lack of inner perfection, nature will strive for exte- rior perfection. Rav Kook defines the motive for self-glorification. I would like to cite a few more statements made by Rav Kook in Midot ha-Re’iya that illustrate this.
TraditionOnline Author: Walfish, Binyamin In: Winter 1981 Issue 19.4

Gush Emunim – Faith and Hope

He bases his criticism of Gush Emunim on the fact that its members have and are presently distorting the teachings of Rav Kook z’l. When Rav Kook z’l wrote those words no one really knew or could state with certainty what they really were.
TraditionOnline In: Summer 1971 Issue 12.1

Book Reviews

Steineim and stance, has Herman Cohen realy Franz Rosenzweig; Harony and succeeded in moving from the ethi- Return – Rav Kook; Between cal idea to true Being? the thOught world of Rav Kook. As is well-known, Rav Kook did promise with the original teaching, not write systematically.
TraditionOnline Author: Blau, Yitzchak In: Winter 2000 Issue 34.4

Ploughshares into Swords: Contemporary Religious Zionists and Moral Constraints

The question of ethics outside the halakha is complex and sources can be marshaled on both sides.46 Rav Kook, in a well-known passage, writes that "it is forbidden for the fear of heaven to push aside man’s natural morality for then it would no longer be pure fear of heav- en."47 According to R.
TraditionOnline Author: Gordon, David Z. In: Fall 2006 Issue 39.3

A Note on the Title of Kol Dodi Dofek

In the summer of 1914, Rav Kook set out to attend the World Agudah Conference, which was to be held in Europe. Because of the outbreak of World War One, the conference was canceled and Rav Kook was stranded in Europe. Commenting on that event, Rav Kook wrote: Great things are transpiring here for our future.
TraditionOnline Author: Feldman, Emanuel In: Summer 1994 Issue 28.4

(Intro) Symposium: Religious Zionism Revisited

Apparently they sang" Se’u Shearim" to him precisely as it was sung to the President of Israel in our own day when he visited Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav Kook. Rav Kook taught that all philosophies have some kernel of truth within them. Rav Kook declared in a famous passage (Orot, p.
TraditionOnline Author: Schwartz, Dov In: Fall 2006 Issue 39.3

Kol Dodi Dofek: A Religious-Zionist Alternative

Soloveitchik’s philosophy stands in stark con- trast to religious-Zionist thought, which takes metaphysics as its grund- norm.13 An imaginary meeting between Rav Kook and R. The formative element of Rav Kook‘s philosophy is metaphysical, causal, and teleological histor- ical philosophy and historiography.
TraditionOnline Author: Brofsky, Mali In: Fall 2006 Issue 39.3

The Enduring Vision of Kol Dodi Dofek

If it is conditional upon the State’s ultimate results, does this differentiate his philosophy from that of other modern thinkers, such as Rav Kook? See Sefer ha-Kuzari II:24; Rav Kook, Orot, 115; and many others. See Rav Kook, Ma’amarei ha-Re’iyah: Al Bamotenu Halalim (Jerusalem: Ha-Keren Golda Katz, 1984), 89.
TraditionOnline In: Spring 1995 Issue 29.3

Communications

One, espoused by Rav Kook, is that the secularists have "holy sparks" that need to be redeemed and that God gave them the privilege of rebuilding the land. Rav Kook had his share of disappointments. Nevertheless, we work with the non-religious, accepting the philosophy of Rav Kook or Rav Solovei tchik.
TraditionOnline Author: Blidstein, Gerald J. In: Winter 1995 Issue 29.2

Tikun Olam

It is possible that Rav Kook, whose description of such a rela- tionship wil be noted in our next section, found some of his inspiration in these materials-understood differently. This line of argument is expressed in much ideological writing, from Ahad Ha’am and Buber to Rav Kook (each in his own way, of course).
TraditionOnline Author: Glick, Shimon M. In: Summer 1981 Issue 19.2

The Tragedy of Gush Emunim

Rav Kook z’l expressed great respect for the intense devotion to social justice that characterized the early pio- neers in Israel and regarded this passion as a clear manifestation of the Jewish soul within them. There is some serious dispute as to whether Gush Emunim in- deed represents the path of Rav Kook z’l.
TraditionOnline Author: Korn, Eugene In: Summer 1991 Issue 25.4

Tradition Meets Modernity: On the Conflict of Halakhah and Political Liberty

In fact, because we cannot offer effective reproach the entire halakhic category of the heretic becomes inoperative.23 Both the Hazon Ish and Rav Kook consider nonobservant Jews today to be pawns of the intellectual forces of the day: Yes, my dear friend, I understand well the sadness of your heart.
TraditionOnline Author: Warburg, Ronnie In: Summer 2007 Issue 40.2

Renal Transplantation: Living Donors and Markets for Body Parts—Halakha in Concert with Halakhic Policy or Public Policy?

Shevet mi-Yehudah (Jerusalem: Mosad ha- Rav Kook, 5744), I, Sha’ar 1:19; and R. 143 ; Iggerot Re’iyah (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1985), III, Iggeret no. Kahana, Mehkarim be-Sifrut ha-Teshuvot, (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 5733), pp. Itamar Warhaftig (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 5749) I, no.
TraditionOnline Author: Lamm, Norman In: Fall 1993 Issue 28.1

A Eulogy for the Rav

When the Rav came to visit Israel, the one and only time during his life, in 1935, it was the last year of the life of the elder Rav Kook. At every sheur that he gave, Rav Kook‘s son, R.
TraditionOnline Author: Schacter, Jacob J. In: Summer 2008 Issue 41.2

Holocaust Commemoration and Tish’a be-Av: The Debate over “Yom Ha-Sho’a”

Leo Jung (New York: Kymson Publishing Company, 1964), 123-45; Aharon Ben-Zion Shurin, Keshet Gibborim (Jerusalem: Mosad Harav Kook, 1964), 67-76; Joseph Safran, Pirkei Iyun be-Toledot ha-Hinukh ha-Yehudi, vol. 2 (Jerusalem: Mosad Ha-Rav Kook, 1986), 187-208; B.
TraditionOnline Author: Carmy, Shalom In: Fall 2006 Issue 39.3

“Rav Soloveitchik’s Kol Dodi Dofek at Fifty” Preface

To what extent does it complement alternate outlooks, such as those deriving from the thought of Rav Kook?
TraditionOnline Author: Frimer, Aryeh A. In: Winter 2013 Issue 46.4

Special Supplement: Women, Keri’at ha-Torah, and Aliyyot

25; Abraham Ya’ari, Toledot Simhat Torah (Mosad haRav Kook: Jerusalem, 5724), ch. Jerusa- lem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 5758), 45-46; R. Ovadiah Yosef, "Im ha-Nashim Yeshnan beArevut al Anashim," Massa Ovadya (Jerusalem: Mossad haRav Kook, 5768), 196-212; R.
TraditionOnline Author: Woolf, Jeffrey R. In: Summer 1993 Issue 27.4

The Parameters of Precedent in Pesak Halakhah

Do not learn from it, because a judge must rely upon his own opinion (en la- dayyan eta mah she-enav TO’at).s Following the analysis of Rav Kook zt’l in reconstructing the Gaon’s line of reasoning,6 this passage teaches that, faced with an objection to a teacher’s opinion, one should not accept it blindly, due to that objection.
TraditionOnline Author: Amital, Yehuda In: Summer 1988 Issue 23.4

A Torah Perspective on the Status of Secular Jews Today

Mossad Harav Kook, p. Let us consider the status of heretics in our own time in the light of the Rambam’s judgment, Many Torah greats of our era, including Rav Kook, dealt with this question. If Rav Kook and the Hazon Ish spoke of "coerced innocents" before the Holocaust, what shall we say today?
TraditionOnline Author: Bieler, Jack In: Spring 2004 Issue 38.1

(Contributor) Symposium: Orthodoxy and the Public Square

The process of hakhnasa and hotsa’a, as Rav Kook describes it, does not require the formulation of policy; rather, it requires the prop- agation of ideas and values.
TraditionOnline Author: Ekstein, Meir In: Spring 1999 Issue 33.3

Rabbi Mordechai Breuer and Modern Orthodox Biblical Commentary

37, where he describes 20 Meir Ekstein his essay as "an extended commentary on these inspiring words of Rav Kook. That study is in the spirit of Rav Kook, although Taylor does not approach his subject matter from a kabbalistic point of view.
TraditionOnline Author: Horowitz, Rivka In: Spring - Summer 1975 Issue 15.1 and 15.2

An Unsuccessful Attempt at a Theocracy for Eretz Yisrael

The Agudah joined the government of Rav Kook, he, too, was high- and the schism was ended. However, successful in conveying the deep spirituality which I found so clear- Rav Kook was an optimist and hoped that the secularism of the pioneers was a temporary stage and that messianism was just be- yond the door.
TraditionOnline In: Spring 1962 Issue 4.2

Communications

tre of unity as an al-embracing Surely, we all agree that in the principle of existence, he proceeds ultimate sense when there wil be to ilustrate how Rav Kook has ap- the unity or yichud of "God is plied this teachig to the contem- One and His name is One" then porary world.
TraditionOnline In: Winter 1999 Issue 33.2

Communications

The fact that the Rav‘s religious Zionism is non-Mes- sianic and far from that of Rav Kook and his followers is well known, but it is not unique.
TraditionOnline Author: Krauss, Simcha In: Summer 2000 Issue 34.2

The Rav on Zionism, Universalism, and Feminism

Rav Kook called it "crude piety". See Zvi Yaron, The Philosophy of Rav Kook) Jerusalem: Eliner Library, 1991, p. Yitzhak Raphael, Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, p.
TraditionOnline Author: Hofmann, Justin In: Fall 1963 Issue 6.1

A Traditional View of Liberal Education

This injunction, Rabbi Kook as- serted, "now lies like an iron yoke on the necks of God-fearing and pious people." The conditions of modern life require the mastery of the sciences and of languages, Rav Kook continued.
TraditionOnline Author: Goldberg, Zalman Nechemiah In: Fall 2021 Issue 53.4

In Praise of Peshara

Let me recount for you what I read in a book by [Mordecai] Lip- son:23 A certain non-Jew or Jewish maskil asked Rav Kook zt"l, "See how non-Jewish law is more just.
TraditionOnline Author: Angel, Hayyim In: Fall 2010 Issue 43.3

R. Yuval Sherlow’s Interpretation of Song of Songs: Its Critical Role in Contemporary Religious Experience

Yitzhak Rafael [Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1987], pp. 8 Amos Hakham, Da’at Mikra: Song of Songs (Hebrew) (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1973), introduction p.
TraditionOnline In: Summer 2001 Issue 35.2

Communications

Especially in a 100 Communications nation that, as Rav Kook observed, has forgotten how to rule after 1900 years of galut. Instead, we hear an idea in the name of Rav Kook that Jews have forgotten how to rule.
TraditionOnline Author: Shatz, David In: Spring 2002 Issue 36.1

Remembering Marvin Fox: One Man’s Legacy to Jewish Thought

Bradley, and John Dewey, 60 David Shatz and, on the other, Halevi, Maimonides, Maharal, Rav Kook, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Eliezer Berkovits. quot;Rav Kook: Neither Philosopher Nor Kabbalist," 2:123; in Fox’s view, Rav Kook is best described as a poet.).
TraditionOnline Author: Waxman, Chaim I. In: Fall 2021 Issue 53.4

BOOK REVIEW: Jonathan Boyarin, Yeshiva Days: Jewish Learning on the Lower East Side

Let me recount for you what I read in a book by [Mordecai] Lip- son:23 A certain non-Jew or Jewish maskil asked Rav Kook zt"l, "See how non-Jewish law is more just.
TraditionOnline Author: Lehman-Wilzig, Sam N. In: Summer 1976 Issue 16.1

Proto-Zionism and its Proto-Herzl: The Philosophy and Efforts of Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kalischer

Israel Klausner (Jerusalem: Rav Kook Institute, 1964). Israel Klausner, Collected Works of Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kalischer (Jerus- alem: Rav Kook Institute, 1947), p. Isaac WedeL, The Works of Rabbi Judah Atkalai (Jerusalem: Rav Kook Institute, 1944), p.
TraditionOnline Author: Finkelman, Yoel In: Spring 2005 Issue 39.1

On the Irrelevance of Religious Zionism

Shimon Federbush, Mishpat ha-Melukha be- Yisrael (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1952); R. 169-181; Idem, Etgar u-Mashber be-Hug ha-Rav Kook (Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 2001), pp.
TraditionOnline Author: Rosenak, Michael In: Spring 1969 Issue 10.3

The Mitzvot, the Messiah and the Territories

But I should like to remind them (and myself) of the words of Rav Kook upon his visit, during a tour of the settlements, to the Halutzim of Poriah. In the words of Rav Kook: ‘It was wonderful to see the fine courteous behaviour of the workers (i.e., the settlers) vis.a.vis this lowly thief while he was in their hands.
TraditionOnline Author: Spero, Shubert In: Fall 2006 Issue 39.3

“Knock, Knock! Who is There? What Do You Want?”

Derishat Tsiyyon (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1964), 107.
TraditionOnline In: Tradition Online

Man as an Enigma in Modern Jewish Thought

Rav Kook and R.
TraditionOnline In: Fall 2004 Issue 38.3

Book Reviews

Yitshak Repha’el (Jerusalem: Mossad ha-Rav Kook, 1986), p. Israel Klausner (Jerusalem: Mossad ha-Rav Kook, 1947), pp.
TraditionOnline Author: Schwartz, Dov In: Spring 1992 Issue 26.3

The Hebraic Auditory Logic and the Revival of Prophecy

The emphasis on the importance of esoteric wisdom is evidently due to Rav Kook‘s influence on his disciple. One of Rav Kook‘s major aims, if not the primary one, was to increase study of the kabbala in the era of the return to Zion. Rabbi David Cohen, Kol HaNevua (Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, 1970), p.
TraditionOnline In: Spring 1976 Issue 15.4

Book Reviews

Like Rav Kook, who was a kaleidoscopic personality whose multifaceted scholarship en- is the subject of one of his essays, Shapiro is deeply rooted in Jewish tradition and sources, and at the same time his outlook is truly uni- 126 Book Reviews versal.
TraditionOnline Author: Dreyfuss, Yair In: Summer 2012 Issue 45.2

Torah Study for Contemporary Times: Conservatism or Revolution?

RAV SHAGAR, RAV KOOK, AND THE RELIGIOUS ZIONIST COMMUNITY The Religious Zionist community, which sees R. Our guiding teacher [for these matters]… is Rav Kook zt"l, whose light guides us.
TraditionOnline Author: Leiman, Shnayer Z In: Fall 2012 Issue 45.3

From the Pages of Tradition: Faigel Dem Rov’s by Joseph Foxman

אדמו"רים שנספו בשואה Jerusalem: Mosad Ha-Rav Kook, 2007), 265-267. משנה עם פירוש רבינו משה בן מיימון Jerusalem: Mosad Ha-Rav Kook, 1963), vol.
TraditionOnline Author: Leshem, Zvi In: Fall 2020 Issue 52.4

BOOK REVIEW: Avraham Mordechai Gottlieb, Giving: The Essential Teaching of the Kabbalah and The Master of the Ladder: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Yehudah Leib Ashlag

Ashlag’s piety, his relationship with other gedolim, including Rav Kook, and his unique take on the practical message of Kabbalah, which is to transform us from egoism to altruism.
TraditionOnline Author: Gershuni, Yehuda In: Winter - Spring 1972 Issue 12.3 and 12.4

The Tora of Israel and the State

On the question of separating religion from the state and society, Rav Kook z’l concluded from his careful study of the modern history of Western Europe. However, with the death of Rav Kook z’l, the opportunity passed and the question remained without a decision.
TraditionOnline Author: Cohen, Shear Yashuv In: Winter 1994 Issue 28.2

Between Love and Rebuke

165-172), i have clarified the opinions of Rav Kook and the Hazon Ish, both of whom are of the opinion that no one in our generation comes under the rubric of one who is to be rebuked, and that, moreover, there is no one today who is qualified to give rebuke, as wil be explained below.
TraditionOnline Author: Schlesinger, Meir In: Fall 1988 Issue 24.1

Moderation and the Service of God

Rav Kook points out (in the introduction to Shabbat ha-A rets) that Ramban advances a similar idea regarding sexual conduct. Rav Kook himself suggests the same idea regarding the sabbatical year.
TraditionOnline Author: Blidstein, Gerald J. In: Winter 1966 Issue 8.4

Man and Nature in the Sabbatical Year

This, too, is the anguish one hears in the writing of Rav Kook on shevi’it. And so the reality of shevi’it must be deferred, hints Rav Kook, until the Messianic age (Introduction, Shabbat Ha-Aretz, p.
TraditionOnline Author: Lichtenstein, Aharon In: Summer 1992 Issue 26.4

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate: A Current Halakhic Perspective

First there is a Supreme Court holding sessions in the sanctuary."1 Not surprisingly, Rav Kook implicitly drew upon the comparison. Rav Kook‘s dream related to the specifically national aspect of the Chief Rabbinate-to the dimension of mam/akhtiyut so prized by religious Zionism.
TraditionOnline Author: Ellman, Yaakov In: Spring 1991 Issue 25.3

Rabbi Moses Samuel Glasner: The Oral Torah

My thanks to Yehudah Galinsky for these references, and for a highly enjoyable discussion regarding Rav Kook and R. Rabbi Glasner is reticent about the sources of his view of the development of Jewish law, and the extent of the influence of Rav Kook‘s or R.
TraditionOnline Author: Helfgot, Nathaniel In: Winter 2014 Issue 47.4

Divrei Ha-Rav Ve-Divrei Ha-Talmid Ve-Divrei Ha-Rav: The Impact Of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s Thought On That Of R. Aharon Lichtenstein

Gerald Blidstein points out that that, un- like Rav Kook, Rav Soloveitchik does not accept the Zionist critique of Diaspora Jewish life.
TraditionOnline Author: Riskin, Shlomo In: Winter 2002 Issue 36.4

Responses

Indeed, ths distinction is discussed at length by Rav Kook (Mishpat I(ohen 143), who proves conclusively that tsorekh shaJa must itself be based on halakc precedent and process, and can thus serve as added halakc precedent for future cases.
TraditionOnline Author: Granatstein, Melvin In: Summer 1970 Issue 11.2

The Dyonisian Revolt and Halakhic Man

Chave1 (Jerusalem: Mossad Ha-Rav Kook, 1963): II, p. Shemonah Perakim in Hakdamoth le-Perush HaMishnah (Jerusalem: Mos- sad Ha-Rav Kook, 1961), p.
TraditionOnline Author: Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron In: Spring 1991 Issue 25.3

Surrendering Jews to the Nazis in the Light of the Halakha

Yehudah Gershuni, Torah Shebe’al Peh, (Jerusalem: Mosad Rav Kook, 1972), pp. Menashe Ungar, Admorim sheNispu ba-Shoah (Jerusalem: Mosad Rav Kook, 1969), pp.
TraditionOnline Author: Kaplan, Lawrence In: Fall 1980 Issue 18.3

Rabbi Isaac Hutner’s “Daat Torah Perspective” on the Holocaust: A Critical Analysis

This, of course, was precisely the position of Rav Kook z.t.l. As Rav Kook wrote: Jewish secular nationalism is a form of self-delusion: the spirit of Israel is so closely linked to the spirit of God that the Jewish nationalist, no matter how secularist his intentions may be, must, despite himself affrm the divine.
TraditionOnline Author: Feldman, Daniel Z. In: Fall 2014 Issue 47.3

A Brief Overview Of Some Of The Issues Related To The Hetter Mekhira

III, 48 (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1989), 203-210; the articles of Rabbis Weitman, Amichai, and Weissman, Tehumin 27 (2006); R Yoel Friedman, "The Solution To ‘The Shemitta Problem’ on Plantations" [in Hebrew], ha-Torah ve-haArets: Shevi’it 6 (2000), 376. III, 53 (Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1989), 219-220; R.
TraditionOnline Author: Lamm, Norman In: Fall 1986 Issue 22.3

Some Comments on Centrist Orthodoxy

Rav Kook used to tell of his school days as a youngster in White Russia.