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  Shvat 10, 5773 , 21/01/13

Arrest in the Burning of Rabbi Yitzchak Yoseph's Books

Police arrested a suspect, Monday, in the burning of copies of books from the Yalkut Yoseph series, written by Rabbi Yitzchak Yoseph, the son of former chief Sephardic rabbi Ovadia Yoseph, the spiritual advisor of the Shas hareidi party. The burnt books were discovered by Shas activists, Sunday, at the party's headquarters in Ohr Yehuda, east of Tel Aviv.

The suspect is being held on suspicion of "insult to religion".

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