Puttin’ on the ritz, hassidic style
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Puttin’ on the ritz, hassidic style

The Toldos Aharon community brings out the fire jugglers for rabbi's daughter's wedding

Aaron Kalman is a former writer and breaking news editor for the Times of Israel

Thousands of members of the hassidic sect of Toldos Aharon gathered on Tu Bishvat to celebrate the marriage of their chief rabbi’s daughter. The rejoicing was unrestrained at the massive ceremony in Jerusalem.

The Toldos Aharon faction is openly opposed to the idea of a Jewish state. Members are recognizable thanks to their unique striped outfits.

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