Would-be Israeli brides leave intimate offering for rabbi


JERUSALEM (AFP) – Hundreds of young Israeli women hoping to find themselves a husband have been placing their underwear on the tomb of a venerated rabbi in the hopes that their marriage prayers will be answered.
Around 400 pairs of knickers and bras have been collected from the grilles of the tomb’s window or on the branches of nearby trees by the authorities charged with preserving the final resting place of Rabbi Yenothan Ben Uziel in the Amuka region of northern Israel, the Maariv daily reported on Sunday.

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