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Iran’s Chief Rabbi Passed Away Over Shabbat

Rabbi Yosef Hamadani. Chief Rabbi of Iran.

Rabbi Yosef Hamadani. Chief Rabbi of Iran.

Iran’s Chief Rabbi, Chacham Rabbi Yosef Hamadani Cohen died over Shabbat, according to Jewish sources in Iran.

Rabbi Hamadani was the chief Rabbi of the Iranian community since 1994, and prayed in the Yusef Abad Synagogue in Teheran, officially known as the Sukat Shalom Synagogue.

Jews have been living in Iran for 2700 years.

There is somewhere between 8,500 to 35,000 Jews left in Iran.

 

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54 Responses to “Iran’s Chief Rabbi Passed Away Over Shabbat”

  1. Aron Safran says:

    May his memory be a blessing. According to Jewish tradition anyone being born or dying in the Sabbath has the soul of a tzaddik.

  2. Albert Levy says:

    sorry to hear that. My mother too died on the Shabbat. She died at 1201 Saturday morning.

  3. Z’L. Baruch Dayan haEmet

  4. Chesed Yocheved Avraham says:

    May his soul be reunited with righteous of our people. My condolences to his family and congregation of our Iran's Jewish community.

  5. RIP خدا یهودیان در ایران محافظت (May God protect the Jews in Iran)

  6. Ty Wemken says:

    What a blessing to die on a holy Shabbat B’H

  7. Anonymous says:

    May his soul rest in peace and my sincere condolences to his famly.

  8. rest in peace G-D BLESS

  9. Does anyone has a biography of Rabbi Hamadani?

  10. just how a rabbi would have wanted…doing his duty for his people…..what a devoted man

  11. Aida Sicheri says:

    blessed be his memory

  12. Baruch Dayan Emett, May his memory be for a blessing.

  13. Baruch Dayan Emett, May his memory be for a blessing.

  14. Eli Benmord says:

    Barouch Dayan Ha-Emet

  15. Eli Benmord says:

    Barouch Dayan Ha-Emet

  16. Baroukh Dayan Ha-Emet

  17. BDE. May his family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Yerushalayim.

  18. Fariba Cohen says:

    Rest in peace

  19. Ben Kazinik says:

    may his memory be for a blessing! zchor tzadik le bracha!

  20. i’m so sad by this

  21. i’m so sad by this

  22. MAY THE RABBI REST IN PEACE,UINTIL MOSHIACH COMES.

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