A revered rabbi is laid to rest

Ultra Orthodox Jews attend the funeral of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv Wednesday in Jerusalem. Elyashiv, revered by Jews worldwide as the top rabbinic authority of this generation for his scholarship and rulings on complex elements of Jewish law, died Wednesday, hospital officials said. He was 102.

Ultra Orthodox Jews attend the funeral of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv Wednesday in Jerusalem. Elyashiv, revered by Jews worldwide as the top rabbinic authority of this generation for his scholarship and rulings on complex elements of Jewish law, died Wednesday, hospital officials said. He was 102.

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