Gold from the Land of Israel: A New Light on the Weekly Torah Portion from the Writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kook
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Gold from the Land of Israel: A New Light on the Weekly Torah Portion from the Writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kook

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Rav Kook's writings, due to their poetic and mystical nature, are difficult even for those fluent in Hebrew and rabbinical texts. Gold from the Land of Israel uses a clear, succinct style to grant the reader a window into his original and creative insights. This book elucidates his thoughts on many fascinating topics, including:

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Hardcover, 367 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Urim Publications
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Oct 27, 2011 Chanan Morrison rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Gold from the Land of Israel is an outstanding and urgently needed contribution to the otherwise restricted world of the study of Rav Kook's complex writings.

For the first time, Rabbi Chanan Morrison presents Rav Kook's parsha thoughts in simple, easy-to-read chapters that are sure to provide inspiring new perspectives on the weekly reading.
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Rabbi Morrison's book is a treasure. For those who cannot fully appreciate Rav Kook's writings in Hebrew, this volume makes his genius acces...more
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Rabbi Chanan Morrison grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics from Yeshiva University (New York). He spent the next few years studying Torah at Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav, the Jerusalem yeshiva founded by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook in 1924.

Rabbi Morrison and his family subsequently settled down in Mitzpe Yericho, an Israeli community in the Judean Desert.

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