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The Kooks in the Knesset

Today on Vox Tablet, Rav Kook’s legacy shows

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Right-wing Israeli settler leader Hanan Porat is carried by supporters as they celebrate the government's agreement to meet their demands to set up the first Jewish settlement in the Samaria December 8, 1975 in their encampment at the Sebastia railway station in the northern West Bank. (Getty)

As Israelis go to the polls, the political legacy of a father-son rabbinic duo Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and his son, Zvi Yehuda, is becoming more relevant than ever with the ascent of Naftali Bennett and religious Zionism.

For this week’s Vox Tablet podcast, our own senior writer Liel Leibovitz talks with Rabbi Shai Held about the phenomenon.

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The Kooks in the Knesset

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