Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron
1970-1972 — Community rabbi in Bat Yam
1972 — Elected Chief Rabbi of Bat Yam
1993-2003 — Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel
Rabbi Bakshi Doron has written dozens of articles dealing with religious issues. His first book (1982) researches halachic questions, and the second (1989) and third (1995) volumes deal with daily halachic issues and include orations given by him on special occasions. He serves as president of the Sephardic Community Committee, as president of various charity foundations and is a member of the directorate of LIBI.
Source: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs