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Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Druze religious leaders seek divine intervention to heal the sick and end the pandemic.

By Yakir Benzion, United With Israel

The leaders of the four leading religions in Israel–Judaism, Islam, Christianity and the Druze faith–convened for an unprecedented interfaith prayer in Jerusalem Wednesday, beseeching God to end the corona epidemic.

Slated to be broadcast worldwide over the internet, the initiative was a collaboration of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Interior, with the World Council of Religious Leaders and numerous Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.

With strict health restrictions in effect in Israel, the leaders stood two meters apart with several of them wearing surgical masks along with their traditional robes of office.

The joint prayer was composed by Israel’s two chief rabbis and  translated in a united form acceptable to the spiritual leaders of all faiths in Israel, the organizers said...

Read the full article that was written by Yakir Benzion, United With Israel, 

 https://unitedwithisrael.org/religious-leaders-from-4-faiths-unite-for-unprecedented-prayer-in-jerusalem/

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