The Life and Times Of Revered Rabbi Ovadya Yosef and those that descend from him. The sublime and and mundane. September 24, 1920 – October 7, 2013. The Rabbinate Yerushalayim. Picture on the right is that of Rabbi Ovadya Yosef in 2007. It is unclear as to the age of the Rebbe on the left side of the post.

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Images from Yosef’s Childhood, Adulthood and Saint. Revered Rabbi Ovadya Yosef. Ovadia Yosef . Hebrew: )עובדיה Founder and long-time spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox party  ShasYosefs  

responsa were highly regarded  within  Haredi circles.. 

                         Ovadya Yosef was an Iraqi- born Talmudic scholar Sephardi.  Particularly among Mizrahi communities he was regarded as “the most important living halakhic authority.”  Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel. Organisation Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Began 1973- Ended 1983. Predecessor Yitzhak Nissim. Successor Mordechai Eliyahu. Other Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv. Spiritual leader of the political party Shas. Born September 24, 1920. Yeshiva Semicha Rabbi Ben Zion Hai Uziel .  Baghdad. October 7, 2013 (aged 93) Jerusalem. Buried Sanhedria Cemetery. Nationality Israeli. Denomination Sephardi Haredi Judaism. Residence Jerusalem. Parents Yaakov and Georgia Ovadia. Spouse Margalit Fattal. Children 11, including Yitzhak Yosef and Adina BarShalom. Occupation Author, Politician, Rabbi, Talmudic  and וסף‎recognized halakhic authority.  Life and Times of Revered  = י Rabbi Ovadya Yousef from 1973 to 1983 

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