|Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak, 1865-1935, known as Rav Kook, was a great rabbinic thinker. He was big proponent of Zionism in the pre-WWII period. His writing stressed nationalistic views and Israel's importance in Judaism. |
Rav Kook, born in Palestine, was the rabbi of Zimel and then Boisk before making returning to Palestine in 1904. He was involved with the Mizrachi movement when he became a Rav of Yaffa. In 1921 he became the First Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Palestine after moving to Jerusalem two years earlier. Upon becoming the Chief Rabbi, Rav Kook founded a yeshiva, now known as Merkaz HaRav.
He was Chief Rabbi of Palestine until his death prior to the Second World War. Rabbi Kook was a mystic, visionary, scholar and leader of his people whose perspective reflects the ancient classical spirituality of Judaism.
|War and Peace|
List Price:The teachings of HaRav Avraham Yizhak HaCohen Kook. on these two profound and controversial topics
|Abraham Isaac Kook|
List Price:A spiritual master of our own times, Rabbi Kook (1865-1935) was the Chief Rabbi of Palestine prior to the establishment of the State of Israel
|HaRav Kook Series|
Orot is one of the most outstanding classics of Jewish philosophy in our times. The Lights on Orot series is designed to make Rabbi Kook's writings accessible to a wide English speaking readership.