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  8/29/2014, Elul 3, 5774

Thousands Visit Rav Kook's Grave for Anniversary


Thousands gathered at the grave of Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hakohen Kook zt''l on Friday, for the 79th anniversary of the passing of Israel's first Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi and visionary founder of the religious Zionist movement.

Among the visitors to the grave at Jerusalem's Mount of Olives were various leading rabbis and public figures, including Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi David Lau, Beit El Chief Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed, Rabbi Tzvi Tau, Deputy Religious Services Minister Eli Ben-Dahan (Jewish Home), Housing and Construction Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) and many others.