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  10/2/2013, Tishrei 28, 5774

Celebration at Tomb of Shimon Hatzadik in Jerusalem

Hundreds are expected at the hilula or celebration of the life of Shimon Hatzadik, due ot take place Wednesday night. A festive meal and dancing will take place. The tomb is located in the Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood in the eastern region of the city. Known in English as Simeon the Just, he was a kohain gadol, or high priest during the Second Temple period.