Collection of Photos On 90th Birthday of Chacham Hagon Rav Ovadia Yosef Shlita

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Chacham Hagon Ovadia Yosef Shlita, turned 90 on Sunday, continuing his busy schedule of meeting people, delivering Shiurim, and writing Seforim.

Rav Ovadia Yosef was born in Baghdad on September 23, 1920, and came to Eretz Yisroel with his parents at the age of four and settled in Yerushalayim.

By the age of 20 he recieved Semicha, and for two years in the late he served as the deputy Chief Rabbi of Egypt.

In 1973 he became Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel, and remained in the position until 1983.

Click HERE for a large photo album in honor of the Posek Hador’s 90th birthday.

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