Jerusalem's oldest woman passes away at 108

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October 2, 2016 06:52

 
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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.

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