• June 29, 2022
  • 30 5782, Sivan
  • פרשת חקת

Rav Kook on the Yamim Noraim

Rav Kook on the Yamim Noraim

Join Rabbi Jeffrey Saks and prepare for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur with Rav Kook’s teachings on the prayers for the High Holy Days. Focusing on his teachings regarding Tefillah (Jewish Prayer), we will mainly be using his siddur commentary Olat Ra’ayah.

September 5, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rav Kook on the Yamim Noraim: Lesson 1
Class description

Orot HaTeshuva: We will begin our series with an introduction to Rav Kook’s “Orot HaTeshuva” (Lights of Repentance). [Just out in this new translation.(http://a.co/76Mg6Vw)]

September 12, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rav Kook on the Yamim Noraim: Lesson 2
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Part of Rav Kook’s philosophy of Teshuvah is embedded in his commentary on the prayers for Rosh HaShanah and his writings about Shofar — which we will begin to examine in our next session.

September 19, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rav Kook on the Yamim Noraim: Lesson 3
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Fast & Slow; Private & Public-We will look at chapters 2-3 of Orot HaTeshuva — What is the movement toward teshuva? How does the individual fit into the collective?

September 26, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rav Kook on the Yamim Noraim: Lesson 4
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Yom Kippur-To conclude the series we will look at Rav Kook’s insights to the Yom Kippur prayers, as we ourselves prepare for the High Holy Day.