The most unusual rabbi

A biography of Rabbi Eliyahu Shear Yashuv Cohen, translated into English, tells of a remarkable life and his military and rabbinic experiences.

June 8, 2017 14:53
Rabbi Eliyahu Shear Yashuv Cohen

Rabbi Cohen meets in Haifa with then-US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and other religious leaders. (photo credit: MATTY STERN/U.S. EMBASSY TEL AVIV)

Rabbi Eliyahu Shear Yashuv Cohen was born into greatness – and he soared with it.

As an 18th-generation descendant of a family of rabbis and Torah luminaries, it was no surprise that he went into the “family business,” but the route he took was anything but typical.


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