A report on Yitzhak YosefOvadia Yosef and Halakha

Rabbi Yosef in 2007
A full set of the Babylonian Talmud
Ovadia Yosef as a child with his family.
Sefer Torah at Glockengasse Synagogue (museum exhibits), Cologne
Ovadia Yosef in his youth.
Hasidim walk to the synagogue, Rehovot, Israel.
Ovadia Yosef in 2007
A mixed-gender, egalitarian Conservative service at Robinson's Arch, Western Wall
Set of Mishneh Torah
Shulchan Aruch HaRav
Peninei Halakha Set
An illuminated manuscript of Arba'ah Turim from 1435

Yitzhak Yosef (יצחק יוסף, born January 16, 1952) is the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel (known as the Rishon LeZion), the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Hazon Ovadia, and the author of a set of books on halakha (Jewish law) called Yalkut Yosef.

- Yitzhak Yosef

Yosef is the son of Ovadia Yosef, former Chief Rabbi of Israel, and bases his halakhic rulings on his father's methodology.

- Yitzhak Yosef

In 1937, Rabbi Yaakov Dweck sent Yosef to give the daily Ben Ish Hai halakha shiur in his stead at the Ohel Rachel Synagogue for the Persian Jewish community in the Beit Yisrael neighborhood.

- Ovadia Yosef

6) Yitzhak Yosef, (b. 1952) is the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, also known as the Rishon LeZion, the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Hazon Ovadia, and the author of a popular set of books on Jewish law called Yalkut Yosef.

- Ovadia Yosef

Yalkut Yosef, by rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, is a voluminous, widely cited and contemporary work of halakha, based on the rulings of rabbi Ovadia Yosef (1920 - 2013).

- Halakha

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Yalkut Yosef

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Yalkut Yosef (ילקוט יוסף, "Collation of Yosef") is an authoritative, contemporary work of Halakha, providing a detailed explanation of the Shulchan Aruch as based on the halachic rulings of the former Rishon LeTzion Rav Ovadia Yosef.

It was written by Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, his son.

Toledot HaPoskim, History of the Jewish Codes, by Chaim Tchernowitz.

Posek

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Toledot HaPoskim, History of the Jewish Codes, by Chaim Tchernowitz.

Posek (פוסק, pl. poskim, ) is the term in Jewish law for a "decisor", a legal scholar who determines the position of halakha, the Jewish religious laws derived from the written and Oral Torah in cases of Jewish law where previous authorities are inconclusive, or in those situations where no clear halakhic precedent exists.

Ovadia Yosef (1920–2013), Yabbia Omer

Yitzhak Yosef (1952- ), Chief Sephardic Rabbi of the State of Israel, author of the set Yalkut Yosef