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  5/27/2012, Sivan 6, 5772

1,000 at the Tomb of Ruth


During the Shavuot holiday, about a thousand people visited the tomb of Ruth in the Tel Rumeida section of the Judean city of Hevron and read from the biblical Book of Ruth, which tells of her coming from Moab to Israel, converting, and becoming an ancestor of King David. Security was provided by the Israel Defense Forces and no unusual security incidents were recorded.

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