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News and updates about Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook

Live broadcast from Second Hakafot at Rav Kook's house

Musa Berlin and singer Natan Aviad perform according to guidelines, with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon and Deputy Mayor Aryeh King.

Live broadcast from Second Hakafot at Rav Kook's houseplayer

Live: Annual memorial for Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaCohen Kook

Memorial takes place at Mt. of Olives, with participation of J'lem Minister Rabbi Peretz, rabbis and yeshiva heads.

Live: Annual memorial for Rav Kookplayer

August 20, 1920: The tragic trip on the Ghazaleh train - told for the first time

Mendel and Aharon Goodman, on an official trip from Damascus to Haifa, escape Bedouin by dressing as Arabs, a saga which includes Rav Kook.

August 20, 1920: The tragic trip on the Ghazaleh train

Rabbi Kook's house won't be demolished

Last year, city issued a demolition order for the building's balconies and entrance staircase - which would have forced building’s closure.

Rabbi Kook's house won't be demolished

Thousands visit Rabbi Kook's grave

On 83rd anniversary of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zt"l's passing thousands visit his grave on Mount of Olives.

Thousands visit Rabbi Kook's graveplayer

The Arab working to commemorate Rabbi Kook

Mukhtar of Jerusalem Arab neighborhood urges MKs to sign bill commemorating Rabbi Kook. 'I'm here to stop the bloodshed in the holy city.'

The Arab working to commemorate Rabbi Kookplayer

Yoni Ganot presents 'Yismach Libi', originally from Rabbi Kook

Yoni Ganot joins with Jerusalem's famed 'Yeshiva Latzeirim Choir' to put out a rendition of Rabbi Kook's famous song.

Yoni Ganot presents 'Yismach Libi', originally from Rabbi Kookplayer

Was Rabbi Kook really against ascending the Temple Mount?

An additional reading of Rabbi Kook's words raises the question whether he indeed opposed ascending the Temple Mount, as had been assumed.

Was Rabbi Kook really against ascending the Temple Mount?

Rabbi Kook and the call to resume construction in Hevron

As Jewish owners seek to move into house they bought in Hevron, letter from archives of Rav Kook show demand to rebuild Hevron after masacre

Rabbi Kook and the call to resume construction in Hevron

What was Rabbi Kook's relationship with the media?

A new study by Avraham Weiss explores Rabbi Kook's relationship to the media in general, and to newspaper writers in particular.

What was Rabbi Kook's relationship with the media?

'The State of Israel is the fulfillment of a mitzva'

Evening for study and discussion of Rabbi Kook's teachings at his home attended by Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, Rabbi Aryeh Stern, others.

'The State of Israel is the fulfillment of a mitzva'

'Do we fight for Shabbat the way R' Kook would?'

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem calls for introspection in religious community regarding attitude toward public Shabbat desecration.

'Do we fight for Shabbat the way Rabbi Kook would?'

Government plans museum at Rabbi Kook's house

Amidst attempts to turn Rabbi Kook's house into a real estate venture, government pledged to develop the site into a full-fledged museum.

Museum to be opened at Rabbi Kook's houseplayer

Reclaming Mt. of Olives from Rock Attacks by Song

Thousands in night of singing and study for anniversary of Rabbi Kook's passing, as Arutz Sheva learns of efforts to take back the cemetery.

Watch: Reclaming the Mount of Olives from Rock Attacks with Songplayer

Thousands Visit the Grave of First Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Avraham Kook zt''l, visionary founder of religious Zionism, commemorated 79 years after his passing.

Thousands Visit the Grave of Israel's First Chief Rabbiplayer

Photos: Thousands at Rav Kook's Grave on Yarzheit

Thousands of people went to the Mount of Olives Tuesday on the 77th year since the death of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen.

Photos: Thousands Pray at Rav Kook's Grave on Yarzheit

Thousands Ascend to Rabbi Kook's Grave

Thousands came on Friday to the grave of Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hacohen Kook on the 76th anniversary of his passing.

Video: Thousands Ascend to Rabbi Kook's Graveplayer

Special Video on Incredible Life of Rabbi Kook

See the life of Rabbi A. Yitzchak Hacohen Kook, iconic leader of rel. Zionism, who called himself the "servant of a holy nation."

Special Video on Rel. Zionist Visionary Rabbi A.HaKohen Kook player

Jews Plan to Ascend to Rabbi Kook's Grave

Friday is the yahrzeit of Israel’s first chief rabbi, Rav Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kook. A mass ascent to his grave, other events planned.

Large Crowds Plan to Ascend to Rabbi Kook's Graveplayer

Jerusalem: Back in Time to '67

Wednesday is a special day for lovers of Jerusalem, celebrating the 44th anniversary of its Six Day War reunification. PM to be at Merkaz Harav.

Jerusalem's Reunification: Back in Time to 1967

Selected Quotes from Rabbi Kook

Friday marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Rabbi A.Y. HaCohen Kook, arguably the most influential and revered rabbi of the 20th century.

75 Years Without Rabbi Kook: Selected Quotes