Death of Rabbi Moshe Levinger

May 16, 2015

Leading Israeli settler figure dies at age 80
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By ARIEL SCHALIT, The Associated Press

HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — Rabbi Moshe Levinger, a leading figure in Israel's settler movement, was laid to rest Sunday in the West Bank city of Hebron, where he helped establish a controversial Jewish community after Israel captured the territory from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast war.

Thousands attended his funeral outside Hebron's holiest site, known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque. Relatives...

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