Medinat Yisrael

20 Jun 2006

(f) The modern State of Israel; founded in 1948; Realization of a Dream of the Ages of the Jewish People; Considered by many “Atchalta D’Geulah,” the “Beginning of the Redemption”

Main actors on the visible stage were the Founder of Modern Zionism, Theodore Herzl, first President of the State, Dr. Chaim Weitzmann and first Prime Minister, David ben Gurion.

A powerful voice earlier in the 20th Century from the religious camp was that of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook – Scholar, Mystic and Poet of the Redemption of the People of Israel.