Ivan Binstock

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Sunday, 23 February 2014

When scholar and former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Ovadia Yosef died aged 93 in October 2013, vast crowds attended his funeral. Yosef had an unrivalled breadth of learning and his decisions on religious issues were magisterial, if often lenient. Leading rabbis of distinct traditions discuss the late genius and lasting legacy of one of the foremost legal authorities of the Jewish world.  

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