Tag: zionism

Oedipal Fathers and Wicked Sons
Oedipal Fathers and Wicked Sons

Zachary Truboff •

10 min read

Modern life has often been defined by its need to reject the past in favor of a bold new future. In response, those embodying tradition have reacted in a coercive and authoritarian manner. This tension is at the heart of many of the conflicts

Why Rav Kook still matters
Why Rav Kook still matters

Zachary Truboff •

7 min read

At a time when Rav Kook’s vision of redemption has yet to come to pass, it would be easy to dismiss his teachings as no longer relevant. Nevertheless, Rav Kook’s thought remains prescient, especially regarding the role of imagination and emotion in public life.

The Jewish Past and Future
The Jewish Past and Future

Zachary Truboff •

10 min read

The past might trap us in limbo, but it can also point us where we need to go. A look at Rav Shagar's drasha for Yom Yerushalayim.

Yom Yerushalayim: Nature and Civilization
Yom Yerushalayim: Nature and Civilization

Zvi Leshem •

6 min read

Where does Kedusha reside - in the unspoiled nature or at the peak of civilization? thoughts on the transition from Yom HaAtzmaut to Yom Yerushalayim, following a drasha of Rav Shagar.