Letter of recommendation from Kabbalist Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Letter written in scribe writing and signed in his holy signature with addition of words in his handwriting: “Great Mitzvah to assist him”. [Jerusalem, c. 1990’s-2000’s].
Request “to honorable scholar Ovadia Yosef” that he “speak with Rabbi Eliyahu Yisai and recommend that he return … to his original position” [in Shas political party], “… and he has large expenses, therefore must be assisted with attaining livelihood”.
Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri, born at end of 19th century in Iraq. Absorbed Torah and Kabbalah from scholars of Iraq and Jerusalem and immigrated to the Holy Land in 1922. In his first years in Jerusalem, he earned his livelihood from binding books and manuscripts; studied in Beit El and Porat Yosef Yeshivot. Over the years, his wisdom in Kabbala became well-known, and many flocked to his home for blessings, advice, and amulets. Passed away at age of over one hundred, in 2006.
19.5. cm. leaf. Good condition.