Syria Invites Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Visit Damascus

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With highly improbable timing, even as it guns down its own people while attempting to retain power, the Syrian government has invited Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to visit the country where many of his forefathers are buried, and to daven at their Damascus kevorim.

Over the course of Mimouna celebrations at Moshav Gimzo, between Lod and Modi’in, last week, Jack Avital, the visiting head of the Brooklyn-based Sephardic National Alliance, told Rabbi Pinto that the Syrian ambassador to the US, Imad Moustapha, had asked him to invite him to Syria.


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