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Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk

Location: LEZAJSK, Poland
March 8, 2018

Orthodox Jewish pilgrims take part in celebrations held to mark the 231st anniversary of the death of Rabbi Elimelech in Lezajsk, south-eastern Poland, 08 March 2018. Hasidic pilgrims from around the world visit the grave of Elimelech year-round to pray for the health and well-being of children, as well as success at work. Requests are made on slips of paper called kvitelach, which are laid at the Elimelech’s grave, called ohel. Prayers at the tomb of Tzadik doctrine are accompanied by traditional dances and singing psalms.  EPA-EFE/Darek Delmanowicz POLAND OUT

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