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Cornerstone Laying: Embodying Tradition and Promise

Today, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis of the UK and Chief Rabbi Arie Zeev Raskin of Cyprus united for the cornerstone laying ceremony of the new King David Jewish school building in Larnaca.
This ancient Jewish tradition draws inspiration from the laying of the cornerstone for the Temple in Jerusalem, symbolizing unity, continuity, and the commitment to preserving tradition.
As the rabbis blessed and placed the cornerstone, they invoked prayers and sacred readings, emphasizing enduring principles.
This ceremony echoes the resilience of the Jewish people and their enduring connection to their heritage, reaffirming their dedication to building a future steeped in tradition and promise for generations to come.

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