Rabbi Elazar Abuchatzeira, stabbed shortly after midnight on Friday morning, was scheduled be laid to rest in Jerusalem on Friday.
The funeral procession was expected to set out from the Porat Yosef yeshiva in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood around noon.
Several hundred police officers will be deployed along the route of the funeral procession to direct traffic and maintain order.
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