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Religious leaders pray in Jerusalem for end of coronavirus pandemic

Religious leaders pray in Jerusalem for end of coronavirus pandemic

By Jeremy Sharon
From The Jerusalem Post
April 22, 2020

Photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem

Chief Rabbis, patriarchs, archbishops, imams, and sheikhs assembled together in Jerusalem Wednesday afternoon to recite a joint prayer to God to alleviate the suffering experienced around the world by the coronavirus pandemic.

The leaders who gathered on the terrace of the King David Hotel in the capital overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem read the same prayer jointly in their respective liturgical languages requesting divine mercy.

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