Vilna Gaon in the Old City – Walk in his Footsteps
with Eitan Morell
Thursday, January 19th, 10am-1pm
The Gra’s aliyah was unsuccessful but his closest disciples arrived in Eretz Yisrael in the early 19th century. Hear their stories & the impact on Jewish life in Israel through today.
- Who made Aliyah by swimming to Israel?
- Which article of Napoleon’s clothing was displayed here?
- Who was sheltered in a cave when denied entry to the city?
- Visit the ‘restored’ Hurva Synagogue – it’s connection to the Gra’s students & the renewal of Jewish life in Jerusalem & Eretz Yisrael
Bookings are closed for this event.