Rav Kook’s Shmita Vision Rabbi Julian Sinclair discusses his newly released edition of “Rav Kook’s Introduction to Shabbat HaAretz” (Hazon, 2014) with R. Jeffrey Saks. The book is a magisterial work of religious philosophy exploring how Shmita (the biblical sabbatical year) and the agricultural cycle in the land of Israel of which it is a key […]
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Rabbi Jeffrey Saks’s new translation of an Agnon Story (“Pi Shnayim” – Twofold) appears online today in Tablet Magazine as their Yom Kippur Reading. (From an upcoming volume in the Toby Press S.Y. Agnon Library.) Click here to read the translation. A video of Rabbi Saks teaching this story can be found here.
A Conversation between Hillel Halkin and R. Chaim Brovender Two leading American-born Zionist thinkers discuss topics first raised in Halkin’s Letters to an American Jewish Friend (newly released and updated) – Jewish life and culture in Israel vs. the Diaspora, the meaning of Jewishness and Israeliness and how they inform each other, and the prospects […]
Today, 3 Elul 5773, is the 78th yahretzeit of Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l. As part of ATID’s Art Initiative, we are pleased to bring you this archive of discussion and learning sessions exploring the world of Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l and how his teachings shed light about the place of art […]