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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 15.02.11 | 20:51 (IST)

    The family came to Israel from Morocco and the present rabbi was a dayan for quite some time. I believe they lived in Pardess Hannah. Yes, the story you relate is true. The son( or brother) had been living for a long time with the bedouin, passing as one of them, until he was found and taken back by the family. His other brother who was not religious studied with me at TAU in the theatre department

    from the article: Modern Orthodox Canadian convert denied right to make aliyah by Israel's Sephardi chief rabbi
    First published 02:19 15.02.11 | Last updated 02:19 15.02.11
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