Rabbi Avraham Shapira

EA018 Rabbi Avraham Shapira 500P
EA018 – Rabbi Avraham Shapira – Click for Full Size Image
Medium Watercolor Pencil
Structure Watercolor Paper
Date Completed 11/6/2011
Size 12″x9″
Description: Rabbi Avraham Elkanah Kahana Shapira was the leading light of Israel’s National Religious movement for most of his life. He led the Jerusalem Rabinnical Court and was chief of the Supreme Rabinnic Court, prior to becoming the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel from 1983 until 1993. He was also the Rosh Yeshiva of the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva after the passing of Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook in 1982. He was one of the chief ideological and religious opponents of Israel surrendering territory to terrorists. The pricing for the original and prints of this painting, as well as instructions on how to contact the artist to order them, can be found on the purchasing page.

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