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One of the last vestiges of the old guard of great rabbinic leaders in the world, 94-year-old Hagaon HaRav Reb Chaim Kanievsky  Z”tl passed away at his home in Bnei Brak on Friday.

Hundreds of thousands of mourners gathered in Bnei Brak Sundey afternoon for the funeral of Maran Sar Hatorah, Hagaon Harav Reb Chaim Kanievsky Z”tl.

Huge crowds were pictured in Bnei Brak for the funeral of Maran Sar Hatorah, Hagaon Harav Reb Chaim Kanievsky Z”tl, who died at the age of 94.

Images from the scene shows with as many as an estimated 1,000,000 mourners lining the streets to pay their respects to the Sar Hatorah. 

People openly wept as others climbed lampposts and crowds were controlled by a huge police presence and metal fences. 

The funeral saw the whole area shutdown with road closures and blocks and shops not opened out of respect.  

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