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  10/2/2012, Tishrei 16, 5773

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Visits Shimon Peres's Sukkah

One of the most revered rabbis of the contemporary Jewish world visited the elder statesman of Israel in Jerusalem. President Simon Peres received former Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in his sukkah. The president thanked the rabbi and said, "I am glad you came... our nation is great and strong, and G-d is on our side." Peres is scheduled to visit the homes of the two current chief rabbis of Israel later in the day.