Chief Rabbi leads public prayer service for kidnapped yeshiva boys

Chief Rabbi Lau presides over a prayer service at Jerusalem's Western Wall to pray for the safe return of the students.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 15, 2014 18:56
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Prayer service at the Western Wall for the kidnapped teenagers.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

 
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Chief Rabbi David Lau lead a prayer service at Jerusalem's Western Wall on Sunday evening for the safe return of three missing Yeshiva students.

Thousands of worshipers packed the plaza of the holy site to pray for Gilad Sha'ar,16, Eyal Yifrach, 19, and Naftali Frankel, 16,
who were kidnapped by terrorists late Thursday night from a hitchhiking point in Gush Etzion.

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Chief Rabbi of Rishon Lezion Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef Shlita, Chief Rabbi David Lau, the chief rabbinate council members, yeshiva students, rabbis, ministers and Knesset members as well as the general public attended the service. 



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