[Video below.] Today, Chacham Ovadiah Yosef went to be menachem avel the family of Rav Yehudah Mualem zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Porat Yosef, who was niftar last week. Rav Mualem was known as the senior Sephardic rosh yeshiva of the generation and served as a maggid shur and rosh yeshiva at Porat Yosef for over six decades. He was 90 years old.
Rav Mualem was one grade above ybl”c Rav Ovadiah at the famed Yeshivat Porat Yosef in the Old City of Yerushalayim.
Rav Mualem was known for his greatness in Torah, his sterling middos, and his unparalleled humility.
In the following video, Chacham Ovadiah is seen being menachem avel the family and sharing personal memories of the great gaon and tzaddik who was taken from Klal Yisroel.
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