Nentanyahu eulogizes departed rabbi

After receiving news of his death, former Chief Sephardi Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu was eulogized Monday night by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
"Rabbi Eliyahu was the paramount spiritual leader of Religious Zionism. [Rabbi Eliyahu] was a pious man loyal to his people, who always provided words laced with Torah, sharp pronouncements and wise advice," said Netanyahu.
Rabbi Eliyahu passed away at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center at the age of 81 Monday afternoon.