When Rachelle Fraenkel recited the Kaddish, the chief rabbi said 'Amen'
The Mourner's Kaddish has never before been recited in public in Israel by an Orthodox woman of such stature and in front of cameras.
The murder of the three boys will be engraved deeply in our memory for many reasons. The most obvious of them are connected to security and politics, and perhaps to the social aspects of the saga as well. But the funeral ceremonies also included a seminal moment from a religious perspective, a personal moment with far-reaching public significance.
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