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The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2019

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Yitzhak Yosef

Sephardi chief rabbi of Israel

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef has served as Israel’s chief Sephardi rabbi since 2013, heads Yeshivat Hazon Ovadia, and authored the widely-cited set of Jewish law books Yalkut Yosef, which aim to give Halachic guidance to Sephardic and Mizrachi Jews. Yosef, who has made controversial statements, in 2018 called for international military intervention against the Assad regime in Syria. He interestingly called this summer for increased pool safety for children. (Photo: Mark Neyman / Government Press Office, Israel)

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