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Abraham Isaac Kook
אברהם יצחק הכהן קוק
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Abraham Isaac Kook in 1924
Religion Judaism
Denomination Orthodox
Personal
Born 7 September 1865
Daugavpils, Russian Empire (Today in Latvia)
Died 1 September 1935 (aged 69)
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
Senior posting
Title First Chief Rabbi of British Mandatory Palestine
Buried Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery, Israel

Abraham Isaac Kook (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם יִצְחָק הַכֹּהֵן קוּק; 7 September 1865 – 1 September 1935) also known by the acronym הראי״ה (HaRaAYaH); was an Orthodox rabbi, and the first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of British Mandatory Palestine in the Land of Israel. He is considered to be one of the fathers of religious Zionism, and is known for founding the Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva.

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