Rejecting the Land of Israel by HaRav Kook

Rav Kook Torah Rejecting the Land of Israel "And [the spies] began to speak badly about the land that they had explored." (Num. 13:32) A dispirited discussion took place at Beit HaRav, Rav Kook's house in Jerusalem, not long after the end of World War II. The Chief Rabbi had passed away ten years earlier; now... Continue Reading →

Parsha Shelach and Aliyah

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES; WHICH WILL IT BE? Parsha Shelach: The Consequences of the Spies' Choice By Ariella Bracha Waldinger Truth or Consequences was the first game show to air on broadcast television. It ran from the 1940's until the 1970's and was a very successful show. The contestant was asked a trivia question (an off... Continue Reading →

Parshat Shlach – the first group Aliyah

Inspiring teachings from HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook on this week's Parsha tells how important is each Aliyah. When you make Aliyah you are helping to complete the spiritual tikun that Am Yisrael continues to do for this outright rejection of the Good Land that HaShem gave to us.   Shlach: Repairing the Sin of... Continue Reading →

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