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        6/11/2013, Tammuz 3, 5773

      Author of Shemirath Shabbath Passes Away

      Rabbi Yehoshua Neuwirth, author of the monumental, user-friendly book on Sabbath observance, Shemirath Shabbath, passed away, Tuesday morning, at the age of 85. The book, originally written in Hebrew, was translated to English. Rabbi Neuwirth's funeral is scheduled to begin at 11:30, Tuesday morning in the Bayit Vegan neighborhood in Jerusalem, ahead of internment on the Mount of Olives.

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