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  9/5/2014, Elul 10, 5774

339 New Rabbis Ordained


339 new rabbis were ordained on Thursday by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.

About 1,000 people attended the ordination ceremony which took place at the Yeshurun ​​Synagogue in Jerusalem and was held in the presence of the chief rabbis, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and Rabbi David Lau.

Also in attendance were Deputy Minister of Religious Services, Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan, and the head of the Religious Services Ministry and the Chief Rabbinate, Elchanan Glatt.