Mideast Israel Elyashiv Obit

July 18, 2012 - 10:39 AM
In this Sept. 14, 2001 photo, Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv speaks in Jerusalem. Elyashiv, revered by Jews worldwide as the top rabbinic authority of this generation for his scholarship and rulings on complex elements of Jewish law, has died. He was 101. (AP Photo)