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  9/2/2014, Elul 7, 5774

Thousands Attend Funeral of Rabbi Naim Eliyahu

Hundreds of people attended on Monday night the funeral of Rabbi Naim Eliyahu,  the rabbi of the Bukharan Quarter of Jerusalem and brother of the late Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu.

The Chief Rabbi of Tzfat, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu who is the nephew of Rabbi Naim Eliyahu, quoted at his uncle’s funeral what he said at the funeral of his father, "There are thousands of rabbis, but there is only one as smart as Naim.”