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  5/2/2013, Iyar 22, 5773

Aryeh Der'i Apparently to Chair Shas Party Alone

It appears that Member of Knesset Aryeh Der'i will be named chairman of the Sephardic hareidi-religious Shas party. He has been sharing the position with Eli Yishai, the former chairman, and former housing minister Ariel Attias. Rabbi Ovadia Yoseph, the party's spiritual leader, named Attias to head the party's Knesset faction, Thursday morning.

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