Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Influential Spiritual Leader in Israel, Dies at 93 – New York Times



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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Influential Spiritual Leader in Israel, Dies at 93
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who as the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party became a fiery figure in Israeli politics championing the interests of Jews of Middle Eastern and North African origin, died here on Monday. He was 93.
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