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Bennett to attend Shemini Atzeret services at NYC synagogue

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is escorted to the podium before addressing the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2021, at UN headquarters in New York. (John Minchillo/Pool/AFP)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is escorted to the podium before addressing the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2021, at UN headquarters in New York. (John Minchillo/Pool/AFP)

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will pray tonight at a local synagogue for Shemini Atzeret services. He and his wife prayed at the synagogue when they lived in New York two decades ago.

Bennett will return from the synagogue on foot because of the holiday’s religious restrictions.

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