Monday, September 8, 2008

Israel - Rabbi Aviner: Going To Uman For Rosh Hashana Not Part Of 613 Mitzvot

Tickets have already been purchased and travel agencies have already earned a pretty penny but this year too, there is someone who doesn’t approve of the influx into Uman.

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner has attacked the Jewish New Year's Eve trend of massive prostration on the grave of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov in the Ukrainian town.

He also said surprisingly that “it is completely uncertain that there is a mitzvah of prostrating on the tombs of the just.

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