On Sunday, the prayer session will be held at the Western Wall in the hopes of stopping the COVID-19 epidemic.
COVID-19 is the name given to a new coronavirus, the outbreak of which began in Wuhan, China, late last year. The virus has already infected over 67 thousand people, and has killed over 1,500.
The prayer session is initiated by Chief Rabbi of Tzfat and President of the Rabbinical Community Association Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu;
Many Chinese Embassy officials will also take part in the prayer, which will include Psalms, Mincha (the afternoon prayer), and Ma’ariv (the evening prayer).
“As Abraham’s sons, our father is committed to every person created in the image of God,” Rabbi Eliyahu said.
The international Relations of the World Jewish Confederation Rabbi Ovadiah Tank is inviting you to join the prayer session, scheduled for Sunday morning until the sunset. You can call your community and divide in groups-hours.
“The people of Israel in their role are praying for the entire world, as a light to all nations and with the essential values of family, studying, education and purity, we are committed to every person and the fact that our prayers have immense impact, requires us all to pray for peace and for good in the world. Amen Ve’Amen!”