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(xaˈzan; English ˈhɑːzən) or


(Judaism) variant spellings of chazan


or cha•zan

(ˈxɑ zən, xɑˈzɑn)

n., pl. ha•za•nim (xɑˈzɔ nɪm, ˌxɑ zɑˈnim) Eng. ha•zans. Hebrew.
a cantor of a synagogue.
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Noun1.hazan - the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs
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Um Abd el-Rahman, one of the mothers, explains what happened: The relatives were in an ICRC bus, about 100 meters from the city of Ramon, when Hazan stopped it.
The Council stressed that "Israel is under an obligation to prevent and protect against acts of ill-treatment such as that experienced by the Palestinian families from Gaza on 25 December 2017," adding that "Israel is further under an obligation not to condone statements made by MK Hazan to the effect that he plans to prevent further prison visits by Palestinian families", WAFA reported.
He said the prisoners in Israeli jails and Arab members of the Knesset filed complaints against the extremist Hazan.
According to a PHROC press release, on Monday, 25 December 2017, Israeli right-wing Likud Member of Knesset Oren Hazan assaulted a bus transporting families of Palestinian political prisoners from Gaza to Nafha Prison, beyond the Green Line, to visit their detained relatives.
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