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        1/14/2014, Shevat 13, 5774

      Knesset to Usher in 65th Birthday Tuesday Afternoon


      The Knesset will start its 65th birthday celebrations, Tuesday afternoon, with a festive afternoon prayer in the parliament's synagogue. Participating in the service will be Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein and Chief Rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yoseph.

      The actual birthday on the Hebrew calendar is Tu Beshvat (the 15th of Shvat), which is also the New Year for the trees.