MOSCOW, 1 may – RIA Novosti. Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar called on Jews to pray for the quick recovery of the head of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail mishustina, who yesterday announced that he had contracted the coronavirus.

“the Rabbi urged worshipers ask the Lord to heal the head of government of Russia Mikhail Mishustin, the coronavirus infection which became known yesterday. Lazar quoted a phrase of the Talmudic treatise “Pirkei Avot”, a teaching of Rabbi chanina: “Pray for the welfare of the government.” “God grant that our Prime Minister quickly recovered to the epidemic quickly ended and we all went back to normal life healthy and strong”, – quotes the words of Rabbi’s press service.

He also sent personally to Mikhail Mishustin letter with wishes for a speedy recovery.

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