Abraham Isaac Hakohen Kook was the first Ashkenazic chief rabbi of Israel. He was born in Latvia. His father Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Hakohen Kook studied in the Volozhin Yeshiva, founded by a disciple of the Vilna Gaon, Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin.
Magical city of of history, religion and timeless dreams. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and one of the most famous and fascinating cities in the world. Thousands of years of glorious history intertwine with modern day life.