Beit HaRav Kook - The Rabbi Kook House Museum

Beit HaRav Kook - The Rabbi Kook House Museum

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This is where this great religious-Zionist leader, who also founded the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, lived and worked from 1923 until his death in 1935.

The Cornerstone of Religious Zionism

Rabbi Kook's house is located in a unique courtyard building in Beit David neighborhood in Jerusalem. 

Nowadays this very house serves as a museum and it welcomes visitors to enjoy a spiritual journey in a house full of rich history and holiness. Visit Rabbi Kook's house and learn about his life and work through the furniture, the personal and authentic items, a film, and fascinating stories. In addition to the museum, Beit HaRav offers a wide range of activities, events, courses, social evenings, and tours on different themes.

Private and Public Events at Beit HaRav

Planning a private or social event? Looking for a place that would add value to your celebration? Beit HaRav Kook offers a unique venue with the most spiritual and uplifting atmosphere in Jerusalem. Here you can celebrate bar/bat mitzvahs, bris ceremonies, weddings or even a siddur party. The venue can accommodate up to 150 guests and the staff is always happy to help with hiring catering services for your special occasion.

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  • Eric PODICO
    Eric PODICO
    January 21, 2018

    I was invited a free private tour to that place. And it was very interesting. This rabi of Jerusalem in the 1920s was a man of peace, open to dialog with many nations. He was like a prime minister of Israel. There are m...

  • Jericho Dental
    Jericho Dental
    September 4, 2022

    I've prayed here three years ago and again yesterday and the Shabbat davening is amazing!!! Really magical place. Hidden gem in the middle of Jerusalem

  • MFPhoto1
    March 6, 2020

    The former home of the Chief Rabbi of pre-state Israel is now a museum devoted to his memory, life and accomplishments. Rav Kook is certainly one of the most important figures in 20th Century Zionism, yet most history bo...

  • Alan Danziger
    Alan Danziger
    February 22, 2019

    Gives a real feeling for Judaism in Israel before the modern state.

  • Cholent Entertainment
    Cholent Entertainment
    October 27, 2019


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