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Abraham Isaac Kook

Abraham
Isaac
Kook
is an acrostic for aik.

Person

Who is 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.

  • also known as הרב קוק, הראי"ה, הראי"ה קוק
  • born on (150 years ago) in Daugavpils, child of Shlomo Zalman Ha-Cohen Kook
  • nationality: Israel
  • religion: Judaism
  • education: Volozhin yeshiva
  • profession: Philosopher, rabbi
  • Marriage with Raize-Rivka
  • parent of Zvi Yehuda Kook
  • died on (80 years ago) in Jerusalem
  • written works: "Die Lichter der Tora", "The Essential Writings of Abraham Isaac Kook", "Shabat ha-arets", "Meʼorot ha-Reʼiyah", "Orot ha-Raʾayah", "Rav A.Y. Kook", "ʻArfile ṭohar", "Orot", "Mishpaṭ Kohen", "Ṭov roʼi", "Shirat umah le-artsah", "Haḳdamah le-Shabat ha-arets", "Igrot ḥemdah", "Yalḳuṭ ha-roʼeh", "Mishnat ha-Rav", "Eretz Yisrael", "Mitsvot Re'iyah", "ʻEzrat kohen", "ʻIḳve ha-tson", "Haskamot ha-Reʾiyah", "Igrot", "Ḳol be-hadar", "Ḥazon ha-tsimḥonut ṿeha-shalom", "Igrot ha-Reʼiyah", "Of societies perfect and imperfect", "Rosh milin", "Erets ḥefets", "ʻEts hadar", "Ḳevatsim mi-ketav yad ḳodsho", "Beʼer Eliyahu", "Olat Reʼiyah", "Rav Kook's 1929 Holocaust warning", "Eriʾah ha-gedolah le-Erets Yiśraʾel", "Eder ha-yekar", "Les lumières du retour =", "Oraḥ mishpaṭ", "Misped bi-Yerushalayim", "Ḥazon Yiśraʾel", "Abraham Isaac Kook", "Derashot ha-Reʾiyah le-yamim noraʾim", "In the desert--a vision: (Midbar Shur): thoughts on the portion of the week and the holidays delivered by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Hakohen Kook in Zoimel, 5654-5656", "Orot ha-ḳodesh", "Orot ha-Torah", "Ginze Reʼiyah", "Havash pe'er", "Ḥuḳot ha-arets", "Otsrot ha-Reʾiyah", "Ḥazon ha-ge'ulah", "Rabbi Kook's Philosophy of repentance", "Orot ha-teshuvah"

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Judaism (2015)

by Norman Solomon

asidism 20th century Abraham Isaac Kook Modern revivals—Neo-H.asidism Mysticism has been defined as an immediate, direct, intuitive knowledge ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

Immediately, a group led by Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook, the son of the revered Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935), former chief rabbi of Palestine, ...

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