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      Archive: 8/2/2012

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        8/2/2012, Av 14, 5772

      100,000 at Major US Siyum HaShas in New Jersey

      It is estimated that close to 100,000 people participated in the largest Siyum HaShas in the world that took place in New Jersey last night.

      Present were a large segment of American Orthodox Jewry, a gamut of renowned American rabbis, and for the Israeli Rabbinate, invited participant Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, head of the Zionist flagship Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav in Jerusalem.