Jews, Church, & Civilization VI

INTRODUCTION

1924 CE:  NATIONAL ORIGINS QUOTA OF 1924

a.k.a. Immigration Act of 1924…a.k.a. Johnson–Reed Act

The US Congressional act radically restricted Jewish immigration into the USA by limiting the number of immigrants from any country to 2% of the number from that country already living in the USA in 1890. Consequently, the act effectively also excluded Asian immigration totally.

 

1924 CE:  ENGLISH NOVELIST E.M. FORSTER WRITES A PASSAGE TO INDIA

 

1924 CE:  KOOK

Jerusalem: Rav Abraham Isaac Kook founds Mercaz HaRav Kook Yeshiva

The yeshiva will be known later simply as Mercaz HaRav.

A. I. Kook born 1865 CE in Griva, Latvia; dies 1935 CE in Jerusalem.

Kook becomes Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Palestine in 1921…

His legacy includes major theological accommodations to/for secular Jews living in Palestine.

Kook authored, among other works (n Hebrew) Ayin Aiyah, Igorot HaRaiyah, Olat Raiyah, Orot, Orot HaKodesh, Orot Ha–teshuvah.

A corpus of translations exists, with many of the translations being by Samson and Fishman.

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