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  10/18/2011, Tishrei 20, 5772

Legendary Sexton Yosef Vitelson Passes Away

Legendary gabbai (synagogue sexton) Yosef Vitelson passed away Monday evening in Jerusalem. His age was estimated at 80.

Vitelson's funeral is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Har Hamenuchot cemetery in the Giv'at Shaul section of the capital.