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Petira of Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Lod Rav Chaim Hadad ZTL

1During Pesach the Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Lod was niftar in a Jerusalem Hotel. HaGaon HaRav Chaim Hadad ZT”L, 77, was niftar during his stay with family in a Jerusalem hotel.

It is reported he did not have any preexisting illness. During yomtov he complained of not feeling well. EMS efforts to save his life were unsuccessful.

The rav was a resident of Lod since making aliyah as a young man. The levaya began on Tuesday afternoon 18 Nissan. Kvura was in the Old Lod Cemetery.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem / Photo: Lod City Hall)

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  1. The hypocricy continues …. Pure Kitniyos! Who cares? 7 children die in carbon monoxide poison last night. Not religious. Who cares?

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