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us: Yosef, Ovadia

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    • us: Yosef, ʻOvadyah, R.
    • us: Yossef, Ovadia
    • us: Yosseph, Ovadia
    • us: יוסף, עובדיה, 1920-2013
    • us: עובדיה בן יעקב
    • us: עובדיה, יוסף, 1920-2013
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1920-09-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2013-10-07
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Baghdad (Iraq)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Jerusalem
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Israel
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Shas (Political party : Israel)
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        (lcsh) Rabbis
    • Sources

      • found: His Sefer Sheʼelot u-teshuvot Yabiʻa omer, 1963.
      • found: His Sefer Sheʼelot u-teshuvot Yeḥaṿeh daʻat, 1976 or 1977: t.p. (ʻOvadyah Yosef; Rishon le-Tsiyon, ha-Rav ha-rashi le-Yiśraʼel)
      • found: Ḳovets Ḥazon ʻOvadyah, 1983- : v. 2, t.p. (ha-g. R. ʻO. Yosef) t.p. verso (Ovadia Yossef [in rom.])
      • found: Ben porat Yosef, 2004: t.p. verso (Rabbi Ovadia Yosseph [in rom.])
      • found: Le-oro nelekh, 2002 or 2003: t.p. (Rabenu ʻOvadyah Yosef, sheliṭa) p. 1 (b. in Iraq in 681 [1920 or 1921], son of Yaʻaḳov)
      • found: Wikipedia, viewed April 7, 2016 (Ovadia Yosef born in Baghdad, Ottoman Iraq on September 24, 1920 (or in 1918) to Yaakov Ben Ovadia and his wife, Gorgia. His Arabic name was ʻAbdullah Youssef. In Palestine, the family adopted the surname "Ovadia". Later in life, Ovadia Yosef changed his surname to be his middle name, "Yosef", to avoid the confusion of being called "Ovadia Ovadia".) {}
      • found: New York times (online), viewed Oct. 18, 2013 (in obituary published Oct. 7: Rabbi Ovadia Yosef; b. Sept. 23, 1920, Baghdad; moved to Jerusalem with his family when he was 4; moved to Cairo, 1947; returned to the newly founded state of Israel, 1950; d. Monday [Oct. 7, 2013], Jerusalem, aged 93; became a fiery figure in Israeli politics as the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party, championing the interests of Jews of Middle Eastern and North African origin)
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      • 1979-11-16: new
      • 2016-04-08: revised
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