Menorah of Rav Dovid Soloveitchik Stolen

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The ancient menorah belonging to Rav Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik, rosh yeshivas Brisk in Yerushalayim, was stolen on Friday night.

Matzav.com learned that at 3 a.m. the menorah was still in its place, according to an eyewitness, and apparently an hour later it was stolen.

Rav Dovid has lit that menorah every night of Chanukah at his house on Rechov Amos in Yerushalayim.

Rav Dovid has used that menorah for 70 years, since he first immigrated to Eretz Yisroel.

The menorah does not have much monetary value, according to sources, but tremendous sentimental value to the 96-year-old rosh yeshiva and son of the Brisker Rov.

Authorities were apprised of the theft.

{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}

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