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May 31, 2006
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Fervently Orthodox Jews are celebrating Shavuot this week with a pilgrimage to a Ukrainian town considered to be the birthplace of Chasidism. About 1,000 Chasidim from different countries have arrived in Medzibezh, which contains the grave of the Ba’al Shem Tov, the founder of Chasidic Judaism.

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