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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

Members 80NIS



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