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Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef
Netanyahu lauds Soviet immigrants, criticizes harsh remarks by chief rabbi
January 8, 2020
The Sephardic chief rabbi’s characterization of immigrants from the former Soviet Union as Communists, hostile to religion and haters of religion is “outrageous,” says Israel’s prime minister.
Jonathan S. Tobin
January 7, 2020
Israelis should emulate American Jewish attempts at unity
The Sephardic chief rabbi’s comments about Russians remind us that the last thing Israel needs is more religious warfare among Jews.
Religious-services minister David Azoulay succumbs to cancer at the age of 64
October 31, 2018
“His greatness was that he would defer to sages and great religious leaders. In all the battles fought by the Chief Rabbinate, he was always on our side like a protective wall,” said Chief Sephardi Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef.