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Dr. Isaac Herzog, of Ireland, Elected Chief Rabbi of Palestine

Dr. Isaac Herzog, chief rabbi of the Irish Free State, was today elected chief rabbi of Palestine to fill the post made vacant by the death last year of Rabbi A. I. HaCohen Kook. Dr. Herzog, who recently visited this country, is a leader of the Mizrachi, orthodox Zionist party, and has played an important role in the upbuilding of the Jewish national home in Palestine.