Rabbi Yaakov Yosef
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Thousands gathered in Jerusalem on Friday afternoon, just before Shabbat, for the funeral of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, who passed away earlier at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.

His funeral has left the Borochov Synagogue in the Bucharim neighborhood of Jerusalem for the Har Hamenuchot Cemetery.

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