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        12/26/2011, Kislev 30, 5772

      Rabbi Hager to be Laid to Rest on Mount of Olives

      The funeral of Rabbi Yehoshua Hager-Lau is scheduled for 8:00 Monday evening at the Shamgar funeral home in Jerusalem. From there it will proceed to the Mount of Olives, where the rabbi, who passed away earlier in the day, will be laid to rest.

      Among the94-year-old's survivors are his half brother, former chief rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, and his son, Rabbi Moshe Hager, head of the pre-military academy in Yatir. Shiv'a will be at 17 Hamapilim Street in Jerusalem.