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Jews Celebrate Passover on Mount Sinai

A group of Jews decided to pack their holiday onto camels and hump it to the top of Jabel Musa for Passover.
By Gabe Kahn
First Publish: 4/9/2012, 4:34 PM

Hundreds of Jews from Israel and beyond celebrated the Passover Seder in Jabel Musa in the Sinai desert.

The mountain is commonly referred to as Mount Moses, which some believe is Mount Sinai upon which the Torah was given to Israel.

Rabbi Menachem Feuerstein told Arutz Sheva about the special Seder at the top of Mount Sinai.

"We want to congratulate all 320 participants who came to celebrate the Passover Seder on the holy mountain of Mount Sinai in the Sinai desert," said Rabbi Feuerstein.

"We met at the border crossing at Taba and drove the Bedouin village of Il Hokham. There we loaded our equipment on camels and ascended to the top behind kalafah. There were no problems.

"We had six large heated tents and all the food was kosher. People brought warm clothes because the summit is very cool.

"We wish Israel a happy and kosher Passover," he added.