July 19, 2012

Foremost rabbinic authority in the world dies at 102

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JERUSALEM (RNS) Rabbi Yosef Elyashiv, considered by many the foremost rabbinic authority in the Jewish world, died in Jerusalem on Wednesday. He was 102. By Michele Chabin.

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