Yahrtzeit of the Ohr Hachaim Marked

Ultra orthodox Jewish men pray and celebrate at the "Chaim ben Moses ibn Attar" grave also known as "Or Ha-Haim" during Or Ha-Haim Hillula in Mount Of Olives in Jerusalem on July 20, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** çøãé çøãéí àåø äçééí ÷áø úôéìä òéø òúé÷ä äø äæéúéí äòéø äòúé÷ä
Tefillos at the kever of the Ohr Hachaim on Har Hazeisim in Yerushalayim. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

By Hamodia Staff

YERUSHALAYIM – The yahrtzeit of the Ohr Hachaim, Harav Chaim ibn Attar, zt”l, was marked Wednesday night and Thursday, 15 Tammuz.

In honor of the yahrtzeit, many seudos were held across the world.

Ultra orthodox Jewish men make their way to pray and celebrate at the "Chaim ben Moses ibn Attar" grave also known as "Or Ha-Haim" during Or Ha-Haim Hillula in Mount Of Olives in Jerusalem on July 20, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** çøãé çøãéí àåø äçééí ÷áø úôéìä òéø òúé÷ä äø äæéúéí äòéø äòúé÷ä
Returning after davening at the kever.  (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

During the day of the yahrtzeit, tens of thousands traveled to daven at the kever of the Ohr Hachaim on Har Hazeisim in Yerushalayim.