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        4/29/2012, Iyar 7, 5772

      Der'i Turns Down Third Spot on the Shas Ticket

      Senior sources in the Sephardic hareidi-religious Shas party said, Sunday evening, that Rabbi Ovadia Yoseph offered Aryeh Der'i the third spot on the party's Knesset list in the next elections after party chairman Eli Yishai and Housing Minister Ariel Atias, according to Channel 2 television. The sources say that Der'i declined, explaining that he wanted to return to his former position as chairman.

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