Bnei Brak, Israel – In Photos-Video: Tens Of Thousands Attended The Funeral Of Vizhnitzer Rebbe

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    Thousands of ultra orthodox Jewish men attend the funeral of Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, leader of the Viznitz hassidim sect, who passed away on March 13, 2012 at the age of 95 in his home in the ultra orthodox town of Bnei Brak. March 14, 2012. Photo by Yuval NAdel/Flash90Bnei Brak, Israel – Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, the Rebbe and leader of the Vizhnitz hassidic dynasty, died on Tuesday night and was buried in Bnei Brak Wednesday afternoon.

    Earlier today Tens of thousands of people took part in the funeral.

    Many of the international news agencies such the AP, EPA, Getty Images, sent out photographers to take part, below is a photo essay.

    Credit also to Israeli news org. Flash90, 24News photographer Yehudah Hildsheime, and Chadriey Charedim Photographer Yaakov Cohen

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    4 COMMENTS

    1. bd”e its very sad that we lost our tzadik hador who was marbits torah for so many years may he be a maylits yosher for all of and bring us moshiach very soon

      • Well said #1.

        I am crying as I’m typing this…. Not because I knew the Rav ZTZ”L personally. But I understand how much mean meant to Klal Yisroel as a whole.

        I will B’E”H work on myself in the zchus of the Niftar.

        Please refrain from posting negative comments in this article.

    2. Thank you for the photos and video clips, my husband and son in law could not get to the levaya and some of the pictures and clips were just what they needed. May we only hear besuros toivos among yidden.

    3. TY for this conglomeration which makes it possible for those who couldn’t be there in person to take part in their hearts. May we soon hear the voice of the Goel Tzedek.

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