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Avraham Fatal Dead

July 24, 1981
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Rabbi Avraham Fatal, a leading Sephardic Torah scholar and mystic died here this week and was buried in Har Hamenuhor cemetery. Fatal was the father-in-law of the Sephardi Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who, together with his Ashkenazic colleague, Shlomo Goren, led the funeral cortege through the city’s streets. In his eulogy, Yosef recalled Fatal’s profound love for the Torah and for all those who study it.” Yosef traced Fatal’s career from his service as a young rabbi in Allepo, Syria, some 60 years ago.

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