Death of a rabbinic giant

19.07.2012                      29.Tammus. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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Death of a rabbinic giant

For over a decade, ‘Lithuanian’ haredi community had turned to Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv as spiritual, social guide.

The foremost rabbi of the Ashkenazi non-hassidic haredi community, Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, died on Wednesday afternoon in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center at the age of 102….