|The caption reads "Rabbi Dr. Abraham I. Kook, 4/15/24"|
Where was this picture taken?
September 6, 2016 corresponds with his yahrzeit (anniversary of his death) on the Hebrew date of the third of Elul.
Born in what is today Latvia, Rabbi Kook moved to Palestine in 1904 to take the post of the Chief Rabbi of Jaffa.
What was Kook's mission, what messages were exchanged?
The details on Rabbi Kook's visit to Washington D.C. and the White House will be available in the forthcoming book, American Interests in the Holy Land Revealed in Early Photographs. Order it now here.