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      Archive: 7/23/2013

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        7/23/2013, Av 16, 5773

      Rav Abarjel Informs Rabbi Yosef of Withdrawal

      In honor of Shas Mentor Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Rav Eliyahu Abarjel has decided to withdraw his candidacy for the chief rabbinate due to the candidacy of Rabbi Yosef's son Rav Yitzchak Yosef. Tuesday, he informed the Rabbi of his decision.