Abraham Isaac Kook biography

Abraham Isaac Kook

Rabbi, Religious Leader

1865 – 1935

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Who was Abraham Isaac Kook?

Abraham Isaac Kook was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of the British Mandatory Palestine, the founder of Yeshiva Mercaz HaRav Kook, Jewish thinker, Halachist, Kabbalist and a renowned Torah scholar. He is known in Hebrew as הרב אברהם יצחק הכהן קוק HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook, and by the acronym הראיה, or simply as "HaRav." He was one of the most celebrated and influential rabbis of the 20th century.

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Born
Sep 8, 1865
Daugavpils
Also known as
  • הרב קוק
  • הראי"ה
  • הראי"ה קוק
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • Israel
Profession
Education
  • Volozhin yeshiva
Lived in
  • Livonia
Died
Sep 1, 1935
Jerusalem

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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