Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron

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Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron (Hebrew: אליהו בקשי דורון‎; April 5, 1941 – April 12, 2020) was an Israeli rabbi. He was Rishon LeZion (Chief Rabbi of Israel) from 1993 to 2003. He was Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Bat Yam from 1972 and Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Haifa from 1972 to 1990. He was born in Jerusalem.[1]

Bakshi-Doron died on April 12, 2020 of COVID-19 in Jerusalem.[2]

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  1. "אימו של הרב בקשי דורון הלכה לעולמה" [Rabbi Bakshi Doron's Mother Has Died]. Israel National News (in Hebrew). 1 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  2. Beeri, Tamar (13 April 2020). "Former Rishon LeZion Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron dies of coronavirus". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 12 April 2020.