Jerusalem's oldest woman passes away at 108

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 2, 2016 06:52

The oldest female resident of Jeruslem, Tovah Bakshi-Doron, passed away Saturday night at the age of 108, according to haredi website Behadrei Haredim.

She was the mother of former Sephardic Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron.Born in 1908 in Aleppo, Syria, she made aliya to Jerusalem in her 20s and was eventually married Rabbi Ben Zion Bakshi-Doron.

She will be laid to rest on Sunday at Har Hamenuhot cemetary at 11:00 a.m.


Related Content

Breaking news
September 22, 2019
Rouhani: 'We will not allow anyone to violate our borders'

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF