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Book Review: Rav Kook’s Introduction to Shabbat HaAretz

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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“Twofold” by S.Y. Agnon, Translated by Rabbi Jeffrey Saks

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. ​ ​

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Letters to an American Jewish Friend

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 […]

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Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l

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 […]

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Yeshiva Student Missing

Aaron Sofer, a 23-year-old yeshiva student learning in Jerusalem, went missing while on a hike with his friend in the […]

Selections from Trei Assar; Amos Part 12: Images of Destruction

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Parshat Pinchas: Zealous Peace

Rabbi Chaim Brovender speaks about zealousness in this week’s Parsha. Taken from http://atid.org/shiur/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Enlightening the World Through Torah and Acts of Kindness

Our neck of the Israeli woods (in Efrat, Gush Etzion) has been the center of attention this past two weeks. […]

Enlightening the World Through Torah and Acts of Kindness

Our neck of the Israeli woods (in Efrat, Gush Etzion) has been the center of attention this past two weeks. […]

A Philosophy of Havruta

Rabbi Jeffrey Saks talks with Dr. Elie Holzer about his new book “A Philosophy of Havruta: Understanding and Teaching the […]