“Yerushalayim, and Zion in particular, is a teaching about the return of humankind to its highest status -to the point that all the nations who divided into many streams in the past will return to form one pure and good unit”. -Rav Kook, TZ”L
“Our state, the State of Israel, is the foundation of God’s throne in the world- her whole desire is that God will be one and God’s Name one.” -Rav Kook
“The shofar of the impure animal is transformed into the shofar of Messiach. Amalek…Hitler and their ilk are awakening redemption.” -Rav Kook ZT”L in 1934
“The foundational essence of freedom is that elevated spirit by which a human being and a nation rises to be loyal to their inner being-to the Tzelem Elokim-The Divine Image within.”
“Intrinsic freedom is that exalted spirit by which a person- as well as the nation as a whole- is inspired to remain faithful to their inner essence, to the spiritual attribute of the Divine image within. It is that attribute which enables one to feel that their life has purpose and value.” – Rav Kook
“Wine enters, and secrets emerge” (Eiruvin 65a). In our generation, we very much need our inner secrets to come out and be revealed. Through this revelation, we will discover that which is hidden in our souls and learn to recognize our true selves.”
“The eternal words ‘Go, gather all the Jews’ must once again revitalize and elevate us. In the final analysis, we are, and shall be one nation, and Israel shall once again rise to the eternal words ‘Go, gather all the Jews’.”- Rav Kook
Rav Kook gave expression to the Torah of Love transforming from the the Torah of Yirah-Awe/Fear that characterized the Torah during our long exile from Israel.
“The eternal words ‘Go, gather all the Jews’ must once again revitalize us and elevate us. In the final analysis, we are, and shall be, one nation, and Israel shall once again rise to the eternal words ‘Go, gather all the Jews’.”- Rav Kook
“The heart must be filled with love for all.
“The love of all creation comes first, then comes the love for all humankind.”