1920-2013 | Analysis || Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: The great opportunities missed
Yosef was the most famous rabbi in modern Israel, but his acquiescence to Aryeh Deri and Ashkenazi rabbis prevented him from making the outstanding contribution that he was capable of.
Some of the myths told during his life and even a few of the superlatives being poured on Rabbi Ovadia Yosef after his death on Monday are based on fact. He was endowed with all the qualities that transform a yeshiva student into a Torah great, a Gaon. Prodigious memory, unrivalled Talmudic knowledge and...
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