Top Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef Prays for the Safety of Emirati Royal Family

The rabbi also met with UAE officials, including the ministers of tolerance, culture, and health.


  • Israel’s top Jewish rabbi prayed for the safety of the Emirati ruling family on his visit to the Gulf state on Sunday.
  • The rabbi also visited a Jewish nursery school in Dubai and a synagogue in Abu Dhabi.

 

 

Israeli Cheif Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef.

Israel’s top Jewish rabbi launched a Jewish nursery school in Dubai on Sunday.

Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef writes part of a Torah scroll at the Jewish community center in Dubai. (Courtesy of the Dubai Jewish Community Center)

He also made a special Jewish ritual for the royal family’s safety in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Sephardi Chief Rabbi, Yitzhak Yosef, arrived in the oil-rich Gulf state on Thursday, marking his first visit to an Arab country.

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The official Israeli Twitter account – Israel in Arabic – published the rabbi’s photos while inaugurating the new Jewish school in Dubai.

Historic visit of the Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Harav Yitzhak Yosef, to the UAE - Middle East - Israel National News

According to the Times of Israel, Rabbi Yosef named Levi Duchman as rabbi of the Jewish community in the UAE and inaugurated a new synagogue in the capital city of Abu Dhabi.

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef affixes a mezuzah to a doorpost of the newly built Jewish school in the UAE as Chabad Rabbi Levi Duchman of the UAE looks on. (Courtesy of the Dubai Jewish Community Center)

The rabbi also met with UAE officials, including the ministers of tolerance, culture, and health.

According to Israeli figures, some 3,000 Jews live in the UAE, mostly in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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Israel and the UAE signed a US-sponsored deal in September to normalize their relations, a move that was followed by Bahrain and Sudan, and recently Morocco.

The normalization agreements have drawn widespread condemnations from Palestinians, who say the accords ignore their rights and do not serve the Palestinian cause.

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  • برباد کرنے میں بھی اکثر انہی کا ہاتھ ہوتا ہے
    جو گلے لگا کر کہتے ہیں — ہمیشہ خوش رہو
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  • The ARAB rulers have to mordernise THIER beliefs as to who are THIER latest defenders,pray to all to ALLAH SUBHANATALA WHO IS THE BEST PLANNER.


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