News Brief 10/13/2013, Cheshvan 9, 5774
Bennett: Rabbi Yosef’s Death United the Jewish Nation
Minister of Economics Naftali Bennett, the head of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party, paid a condolence call Sunday to the family of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Rabbi Yosef, a renowned Torah scholar, was the spiritual head of the Shas party. Shas and Bayit Yehudi have been at odds on several occasions in recent months..