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The world’s largest seder — in Nepal — will go on, despite slow earthquake recovery

CNAAN LIPHSHIZ | JTA News & Features | Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 1:57 pm

When the ground started to shake beneath Rabbi Chezki Lifshitz’s feet, he was praying near a doorway at the Chabad House of Kathmandu, where he lives with his wife, Chani, and their six children.

Lifshitz, 42, an energetic redhead who was born in Israel, has served as the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s first permanent envoy to Nepal since 2000, when he and Chani opened the Chabad House in the earthquake-prone nation’s capital. Since then he has lived in expectation of tremors.

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