Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Endorses His Youngest Son for Sephardi Chief Rabbi

The Shas spiritual leader chooses to back Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, after preferred candidate, son Avraham Yosef, is interrogated by police for breach of trust in carrying out duties as Holon chief rabbi.

The candidacy of Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, the youngest son of Shas party spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, for Israel's next Sephardi chief rabbi was publicly endorsed by his father Friday morning.