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Rabbi Bezalel Naor

Bezalel Naor is a lifelong student of the teachings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Hakohen Kook. He translated Rav Kook’s seminal work Orot (2015), as well as several other books by Rav Kook. Naor is the author of original studies of Jewish Thought in both English and Hebrew. Most recently, he published Mahol la-Tsaddikim (Dance Circle for the Righteous), a comparative analysis of the cosmologies of Italian kabbalist Rabbi Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto and Habad Hasidic interpreter Rabbi Eizik of Homel (Orot, 2015). Naor is presently at work on an historical novel as well as a collection of mystical poems.


Rabbah bar Bar Hannah has been referred to as the Jewish Sinbad the Sailor. His tall tales, fifteen in all, are recorded in the Babylonian Talmud in Tractate Bava Batra (73a-74a). The particular chapter in which they are situated is named “The Seller of the Ship” (“HaMokher et ha-Sefinah”). Appropriately, these tales of seafarers (nehutei […]

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Rabbi Naor is an expositor par excellence of Rabbi Kook who gives spiritual seekers access to his teachings. He provides historical context for controversies in Rav Kook’s life allowing his nobility to shine through for all to see. His indispensable classic work of historiosophy deserves a wider audience. — Rabbi Elisha Paul, Jewish Press, March 2017 […]

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