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Jerusalem - In Photos: Tens Of Thousands At The Funeral Of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef

Published on: April 12, 2013 01:52 PM
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Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Jerusalem - Ten of Thousands gathered in Jerusalem on Friday afternoon, just before Shabbat, for the funeral of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, who passed away earlier at the age of 66 at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.

His funeral has left the Borochov Synagogue in the Bucharim neighborhood of Jerusalem for the Har Hamenuchot Cemetery.

People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, April 12, 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66. (Credit: Flash90)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)
People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)People carry the dead body of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)
Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)Religious Jews mourn the death of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, son of the spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, during the funeral in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 April 2013. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef died at the age of 66 on 12 April 2013. (Credit: EPA)


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 Apr 12, 2013 at 04:09 PM Facts1 Says:

Were the Slonimers there?

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 Apr 13, 2013 at 03:42 PM Anonymous Says:

did his father Chacham Ovadia partake at the lavaya? I know its obvious but I don't see him in th epictures. Might be to old?

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 Apr 13, 2013 at 07:08 PM I_Am_Me Says:

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Anonymous Says:

did his father Chacham Ovadia partake at the lavaya? I know its obvious but I don't see him in th epictures. Might be to old?

Supposedly there were only two maspidim, one was his father

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 Apr 14, 2013 at 12:36 AM I_Am_Me Says:

Which is simply wrong. Even after bashing derrière, I still was very saddened by Rabbi Yosef's death. May he be a melitz yushir for clal Yisrael

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