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אברהם יצחק הכהן קוק
Abraham Isaac Kook in 1924
|Born||7 September 1865
Daugavpils, Russian Empire (Today in Latvia)
|Died||1 September 1935 (aged 69)
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
|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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