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  4/17/2014, Nissan 17, 5774

Rabbi Shalom Cohen Inaugurated Shas Council President

Rabbi Shalom Cohen was inaugurated, Thursday evening, as president of the Shas party's council of Torah sages, about half a year since the passing of the party's spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yoseph.

The occasion marked the end of a period in which party chairman Aryeh Der'i placed his people in the party's key positions.