Rabbi Moshe Hager, Leader Of Viznitz Hasidim, Dies

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Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, leader of the orthadox sect Viznitz Hasidim, died March 14 at 95.

He had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease, Alexander Rapaport told The New York Times.

Rabbi Hager participated in Israeli politics by discouraging the view that the Jews of Israel are entitled to the West Bank.

Rabbi Hager served as the leader of Viznitz since 1972, reported Haaretz.

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