Funeral procession for Rabbi Elyashiv commences

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 18, 2012 22:11




The funeral procession for Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, the leading rabbi of the Ashkenazi haredi community, commenced Wednesday night, hours after his death.

100,000 mourners were expected to join in the Jerusalem procession, which set out from Jerusalem's Meah Shearim neighborhood.

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