Statehood and spirit: Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook

Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook made aliyah two months prior to Herzl’s death and was appointed rabbi of Jaffa and the colonies. As part of his position he was requested to eulogize Herzl.

By BENNY LAU
August 28, 2019 18:54
Statehood and spirit: Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook

RABBI ABRAHAM ISAAC KOOK, 1924. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

On 20 Tamuz 5664 (July 3, 1904), Theodor Herzl died suddenly at the age of 44.

Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook made aliyah two months prior to Herzl’s death and was appointed rabbi of Jaffa and the colonies. As part of his position he was requested to eulogize Herzl.

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