Sunday, October 7, 2012

Four Species smuggled to Iran, Syria

Some 150 etrogim (citrons) and five kits of the Four Species were transferred to the Jews of Iran and Syria ahead of Sukkot in a secret operation involving smugglers and local collaborators, allowing the Jewish communities to celebrate the holiday in traditional form in spite of the hostile Muslim environment.

The person behind this complicated and dangerous operation is Rabbi A.H., who serves as a community rabbi in a European country. -- Kobi Nahshoni, Ynetnews

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