Winning the War to Conquer the Land of Israel Overrides the Commandment of Saving Lives

Former Chief Rabbi of British Mandate Palestine, Rabbi Avraham Kook pointed out (Chazon HaGeula p. 222) that winning a War to Conquer the Land of Israel takes precedence even if it means endangering Jews for the sake of victory. Since … Continued

Former Chief Rabbi Kook According to His Disciple “the Nazir” Reveals-Parts of the Zohar Were Written Via “Soul Revelation”

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Former Chief Rabbi Kook According to His Disciple “the Nazir” Reveals-Parts of the Zohar Were Written Via “Soul Revelation” excerpt from Monotheism Vs. The Outlook That Everything is G-d The Mishna Brura ruled, siman 25 comment 42: “the Knesset Hagdola … Continued

Historical Revisionism by the Families of Rav Kook’s Disciples: Three Case Studies by Rabbi Eitam Henkin HY”D

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Three famous rabbis with personal connections to Rabbi AY HaCohen Kook, to his inner circle, and to his yeshiva, are discussed in this article. While these rabbis never denied their connections to Rav Kook, their descendants—for various ideological and educational … Continued

Rambam: We Should Not Accept Converts – When We Have Good Reason To Believe There is an Ulterior Motive

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Excerpts From Translation of Rambam (Maimonides), Hilchot Issurei Biah Chapter 13 http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/960661/jewish/Issurei-Biah-Chapter-Thirteen.htm The proper way of performing the mitzvah is when a male or a female prospective convert comes, we inspect his motives for conversion. Perhaps he is coming for … Continued