The pre-1948 facade of the Porat Yosef Yeshiva (left) facing the Temple Mount. The domed Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue is to the right, rear.
Rabbi Yosef in 2007
Porat Yosef Yeshiva (number 57 and adjacent schools) in the 1936-47 Survey of Palestine map
Ovadia Yosef as a child with his family.
The Arab Legion attacking the Porat Yosef Yeshiva, May 1948.
Ovadia Yosef in his youth.
Geula branch of Porat Yosef Yeshiva.
Ovadia Yosef in 2007

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

- Yitzhak Yosef

At age 12, he began his studies at the junior yeshiva of Porat Yosef in Katamon, Jerusalem.

- Yitzhak Yosef

In 1933, Hakham Sadqa Hussein prevailed upon Yaakov to send his son to Porat Yosef Yeshiva.

- Ovadia Yosef

Ovadia Yosef, Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel

- Porat Yosef Yeshiva

Yitzhak Yosef, Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel

- Porat Yosef Yeshiva

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
The pre-1948 facade of the Porat Yosef Yeshiva (left) facing the Temple Mount. The domed Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue is to the right, rear.

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