Ezra Attiya

Male, Deceased Person

1881 – 1970

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Who was Ezra Attiya?

Ezra Attiya was one of the greatest teachers of Torah in the Sephardic Jewish world in the 20th century. He was rosh yeshiva of Porat Yosef Yeshiva in Jerusalem for 45 years, nurturing thousands of students who, together with their students, constitute the bulk of Sephardic Torah leadership today. Among Rabbi Attiya's most famous students are Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, Rabbi Ben Zion Abba Shaul, and Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri.

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Born
Jan 31, 1881
Aleppo
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Died
May 25, 1970
Jerusalem

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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