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        6/19/2011, Sivan 17, 5771

      Thousands at Funeral for Rabbi Yitzchak Dov Koppelman


      Thousands were in attendance Sunday evening as Rabbi Yitzchak Dov Koppelman, the head of the Lucerne, Switzerland yeshiva was laid to rest at the Har Hamenuchot cemetery in Jerusalem.

      Rabbi Koppelman died Friday at the age of 106, the senior yeshiva head of our time. He established a number of yeshivas in Europe and the United States.