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  6/2/2013, Sivan 24, 5773

Thousands at Graveside Memorial for Rabbi Eliyahu


Thousands of people turned out, Sunday evening, to mark the third anniversary of the passing of former Chief Sephardic Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu at the Har Hamenuchot cemetery in the Giv'at Shaul section of Jerusalem. To view photos of the observance, click here.

Monday afternoon, starting at 4:00, there will be a series of lessons in his memory at the Heichal Ya'akov synagogue in the nearby Kiryat Moshe neighborhood, where Rabbi Eliyahu studied and prayed in his later years. The lessons will culminate at 8:00 p.m. with a lesson given by his son, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat, based on his father's teachings.