Yahrzeit of Rebi Ovadia Bartinura Sunday


3 Sivan, is the yahrzeit of Rebi Ovadia Bartinura, who is buried in Har HaZeisim adjacent to Mayan HaShiloach.

Thousands are expected to visit the tziyun on Sunday and Egged announced stepped up bus service to and from the tziyun. Police will also be out in force, with a focus on the nearby Arab village of Silwan.

A major atzeres tefilla is planned at 3:00PM at the Tziyun.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)