DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES :Former Chief Rabbi of #Israel Rishon L’Zion Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi Doron has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 12, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
✡️ – BDE: Former Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rishon Letzion Harav Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron passed away from Coronavirus at age 79. pic.twitter.com/GvXE2fl6tY
— Belaaz (@TheBelaaz) April 12, 2020
We mourn that passing of former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, at the age of 79 – due to complications with the #Covid_19 virus
I had the privelage to meet him and hear his clear-eyed Torah. pic.twitter.com/YdgoOca6A7
— Yishai Fleisher 🕎 ישי פליישר (@YishaiFleisher) April 12, 2020
Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, former Sephardic chief rabbi and a voice for moderation and moral concern in Israeli religious and public life has passed away, at 79, due to complications from Corona.
You can read a little about him here:https://t.co/FiW9liH5kB
— Yehudah Mirsky (@YehudahMirsky) April 12, 2020
Jerusalem: BD”E, Former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, HaGaon Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron z”l passes away from the coronavirus at age 79..BT pic.twitter.com/Ep7ZnlylZs
— Yiddish News (@YiddishNews) April 12, 2020
UPDATE: Former chief rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi Doron has passed away from Coronavirus, making him the first death of the day and the most high-profile Israeli to die from the disease.
— davidhazony (@davidhazony) April 12, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.