‘Rip open the skies!’ Israeli minister holds mass prayer to end drought

Thousands of Jews gathered to pray for rain at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, on Thursday. Despite receiving criticism for relying on prayer in a secular government, Israel’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Uri Ariel initiated the prayer event as the country enters it’s fifth consecutive year of diminishing rainfall. It was led by Israel’s Chief Rabbis, Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8vji

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