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  1/29/2006, Tevet 29, 5766

300,000 Take Part in Rabbi Kaduri's Funeral

( The funeral of Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri has come to an end, with an estimated 300,000 people taking part, according to Israel Radio.

Taking part in the procession were President Moshe Katzav, as well as Israel's chief rabbis and other politicians and rabbinic leaders.

Rabbi Kaduri, who was thought to be 108, was considered the senior Kabbalist in Israel and throughout the Jewish world.