Bnei Brak, Israel – In Photos-Video: Tens Of Thousands Attended The Funeral Of Vizhnitzer Rebbe


    Thousands of ultra orthodox Jewish men attend the funeral of Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, leader of the Viznitz hassidim sect, who passed away on March 13, 2012 at the age of 95 in his home in the ultra orthodox town of Bnei Brak. March 14, 2012. Photo by Yuval NAdel/Flash90Bnei Brak, Israel – Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, the Rebbe and leader of the Vizhnitz hassidic dynasty, died on Tuesday night and was buried in Bnei Brak Wednesday afternoon.

    Earlier today Tens of thousands of people took part in the funeral.

    Many of the international news agencies such the AP, EPA, Getty Images, sent out photographers to take part, below is a photo essay.

    Credit also to Israeli news org. Flash90, 24News photographer Yehudah Hildsheime, and Chadriey Charedim Photographer Yaakov Cohen

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