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  11/8/2011, Cheshvan 11, 5772

Tens of Thousands Expected for Finkel Funeral at Noon

The funeral procession for Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, head of the Mir yeshiva in Jerusalem, is scheduled to leave the yeshiva, in the Beit Yisrael section of Jerusalem, at noon, en route to the Har Hamenuchot cemetery in Giv'at Shaul.

Tens of thousands are expected to take part and disruptions in traffic are expected in the area.