Thousands to pray at Western Wall for end to COVID-19 epidemic

15/02/2020/ israelnationalnews

On Sunday, mass prayer session will be held at the Western Wall in the hopes of stopping the COVID-19 epidemic.

COVID-19 is the name given to a new coronavirus, the outbreak of which began in Wuhan, China, late last year. The virus has already infected over 67 thousand people, and has killed over 1,500.

The prayer session is initiated by Chief Rabbi of Tzfat and President of the Rabbinical Community Association Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu; in partnership with the OU ISRAEL and its Rabbi Avi Berman; and the Rabbinical Community Association, led by Rabbi Amichai Eliyahu.

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