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News Brief

  5/2/2013, Iyar 22, 5773

MK Ariel Atias Appointed to Head Shas Knesset Faction


Shas Mentor Rabbi Ovadia Yosef appointed MK Ariel Atias the new Knesset faction chairman Thursday morning, replacing MK Avraham Michaeli.

Shas announced, "In wake of imminent legislation against the World of Torah and Israeli lower classes, Rabbi Yosef has requested former Minister Atias to use his formidable talent to avert these dangers. Shas appreciates the past efforts of MK Michaeli, and wishes him great success on the Knesset Constitution Committee."