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In the mid 18th century Rabbi Eliyahu (1720-1797), the Gaon (Genius) of
Vilnius, left his home and his community and set out on a journey to the
Land of Israel. After a while, he returned to Vilnius.
He never reached the Holy Land and never said why.
Although, over the years, there have been various speculations, this
episode remains a mystery.
Vil Nor was made as a personal interpretation to the gap which historic
documentations have failed to fill. Its roots are located both in the past
and in the present- and therefore- out of time.
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