Tens of thousands are expected to arrive in Tzefas to be mispallel at the tziyun of the Ari HaKadosh for the Yahrzeit, which is 5 Av. The flow of mispallalim is expected to begin on Thursday night and continue throughout erev Shabbos and motzei Shabbos.
Many mispallalim will travel a bit further as well, to the tziyun of the Rashbi in Meron and Mosdos Ohel HaRashbi headed by HaRav HaChossid Schrage Schnitzer will be distributing light refreshments in the area of the courtyard of the tziyun.
The scene will be secured medically by United Hatzalah Galil and Tzefas districts. In line with predictions for extremely hot temperatures on erev Shabbos, United Hatzalah urges mispallalim to have ample amounts of drinking water on hand to avoid dehydration and other heat-related maladies .
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: שמואל יוסף – גזית)