Hundreds of Thousands at Vizhnitzer Rebbe's Funeral
A7 attended the funeral of the Vizhnitzer Rebbe whose ethical and religious leadership touched the hearts of Israel.
By A7 Staff
First Publish: 3/14/2012, 5:49 PM
Hundreds of thousands attended the funeral of Vizhnitzer Rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager (obm), in Bnei Brak.
Sons-in-law of the Rebbe of Vizhnitz, the Rebbes of Satmar and Skveira, received the announcement of his death at home in the US.
The two Rebbes landed shortly before 15:00 at Ben Gurion Airport and received a police escort to attend the funeral of the Torah Sage..
The burial occured before sunset, as is customary, at the request of the Vishnetzer sect.