Mordechai Eliyahu

Mordechai Eliyahu

Mordechai Tzemach Eliyahu Hebrew: מרדכי צמח אליהו) (March 3, 1929 – June 7, 2010) was a prominent rabbi, posek and spiritual leader. He served as the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel from 1983 to 1993.

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