Former Rabbi of Aleppo, Syria, dies in New York at 93Rabbi Yom Tov Yedid, formerly the Rabbi of the ancient Jewish community of Aleppo, dies after a distinguished career in Torah scholarship.
'Torah institutions are flowering thanks to Netanyahu'Leading rabbis and politicians take part in sheva brachot of Chief Rabbi Yosef's youngest daughter, and recall Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Rabbi Yosef's Daughter Clarifies: Shas is LeftistBar-Shalom fears 'radical right government,' says Shas will push for two-state solution peace deal, and blames Jews for Arab 'hatred.'
Rabbi Yosef Gave Yishai Permission to Form a New PartyNew posthumous video reveals Shas spiritual leader on his hospital bed gave Yishai the go-ahead to form Ha'am Itanu.
Rabbi David Yosef: Secular Jews Endanger IsraelThose who do not observe the commandments is endangering our existence more than the Arabs, said Rabbi Yosef.
Rabbi Yosef's Kids Refuse Deri's Request for Video of HimTension in Shas as Rabbi Yosef's children refuse to give video of him for campaign clip, with Deri appearing to be burning bridges.
In 'New' Video, Ovadia Yosef Praises Yishai, Not DeriThe battle of the “Rav Ovadia videos” in Shas continued Thursday, as a “new” video showed Rabbi Ovadia Yosef praising Eli Yishai.
'Submissive' Deri Officially Returns to Head ShasIt's official: after two weeks away in a measured ploy to gain backing and overcome damaging recordings, Deri is back at the helm of Shas.
Deri: I Knew about the Rabbi Ovadia Video for YearsResigned Shas chairman says Eli Yishai played the tape in which Rabbi Ovadia Yosef slams him to several rabbis a month ago.
Yishai on Leaked Videos: That's Not My WayHa'am Itanu chairman makes clear that he had nothing to do with the leaked tapes showing Rabbi Ovadia Yosef speaking out against Aryeh Deri.
Deri Hands in Resignation to the KnessetAfter Rabbi Yosef tapes expose opposition to Deri and his responsibility for Oslo, Deri steps down - rest of Shas MKs vow to follow him.
Rabbi Yosef's Children 'Cynically Used' to Defend DeriChildren of Shas spiritual head gather at grave to back Deri and decry 'desecration of honor,' after recording revealed him slamming Deri.
Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Rabbi Yosef RecordingsRabbi Mazuz, guide to Yishai's new party, says it was not Yishai who released tape showing Shas spiritual head slamming 'evil' Deri.
Explosive Tape Shows Rabbi Yosef Slamming 'Evil' Aryeh DeriNever before seen recordings show former Shas spiritual head rejecting Deri over corruption; 'Why would I betray Eli Yishai?'
Thousands Attend Memorial for Ovadia YosefA year after the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a memorial service was held for him Sunday night.
R. Amsalem: Shas Leader All Wrong on Haredi CollegesA ruling by a top Shas rabbi against women learning in haredi colleges won't help anyone, said Rabbi Haim Amsalem
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Daughter Wins Israel PrizeLifetime achievement award for Rabbanit Bar-Shalom's contributions to hareidi education, activist's battle against road deaths.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Celebrated Purim Twice in Tel AvivWhen he lived in Tel Aviv, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef z”tl used to read the megilla on Purim, as well as on Shushan Purim, said his son.
Death of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef 'Ends Chapter in Shas' History'Whole Nation party's Rabbi Haim Amsalem says Shas party no longer has the appeal to reach out to a wide sector of Israeli Jews.
New Jerusalem Road to be Named after Rabbi OvadiaTransport Minister says a new major entrance to Jerusalem is to be named for the rabbi who passed away last week.
Tens of Thousands at Memorial for Rabbi Ovadia YosefTens of thousands of people were gathered Sunday to commemorate the life of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef z”tl.
Hesder Rabbi: Don't Play Politics With Rabbi Yosef's LegacyRabbi Meir Scheinwald of the Meir Harel Yeshiva warns Shas officials not to "cheapen" Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's legacy for their own benefit.
Gush Katif Council: We Appreciate Rabbi Yosef's Help and ConcernRabbi Ovadia Yosef z”tl was very opposed to the 2005 disengagement, and worried over the fate of Jews evicted from them their homes
Bennett: Rabbi Yosef’s Death United the Jewish NationNaftali Bennett pays a condolence call to the family of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. ‘His light will be with us,’ Bennett says.
Rabbi Yosef’s Chair Empty, but Torah Class Goes OnRabbi Ovadia Yosef’s sons take over for his weekly Torah lecture, but leave his chair empty.
Rabbi Ben-Dahan: 'Shas Leaders Silent in Face of Attacks'After enduring physical and verbal abuse, Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs accuses Shas leadership of failing to step in.
Barkat: Shas Politicking During R. Ovadia's Shiva InappropriateAryeh Deri and Avigdor Lieberman are ganging up on him in a most inappropriate way, said the mayor of Jerusalem.
Guard: Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Nearly Assassinated in 2004A planned assassination targeting the rabbi was foiled “at the 88th minute,” a bodyguard says.
Criminal Case Open Against Soldier Who Trashed Rabbi YosefA criminal case has opened against an Israeli soldier from Ashdod who allegedly compared the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef to Hitler.
Rabbi Ben Dahan Attacked Near Mourners TentDeputy Religious Affairs Minister arrives to comfort mourners of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Z'tz'l, hareidi man calls him 'evil.'
'Secret Writings' - Entry to Rabbi's Library BlockedLibrary contains Rabbi's manuscript with commentary on 'hidden' Torah, says journalist close to family.
What Rabbi Yosef Left BehindA neighbor of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef shares what gives him comfort. Mourners continue to flock to home, gravesite.
Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Attacked At FuneralMK Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan, was attacked as he attended the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Monday, says incitement in haredi media to blame.
Rabbi Nagari: ‘Jewish State’ beat ‘State of Tel Aviv’Maaleh Adumim rabbi says Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s funeral proves Torah and Judaism are victorious.
The Day After, Rabbi Yosef's Tomb Already a Place of PilgrimageWithin less than a day of leading Rabbi's passing, scores of followers and worshippers
Rabbi David Yosef to PM: Cancel Hareidi EnlistmentRabbi Ovadia Yosef’s son tells Netanyahu that his father was deeply troubled by hareidi enlistment law.
Prof. Gilon 'Moved' by Rabbi Yosef's 'Welcome' on Entering RoomCardiologist who treated Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Ztz'l and broke news of his passing has reflected on the last few weeks treating the Torah sage.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and the ‘Young Criminal’How Rabbi Ovadia Yosef changed the life of a young tearaway everyone had come to call ‘the criminal.’
Police: Rabbi Yosef's Funeral Largest in Israel's HistorySome 10% of Israel's population attended the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Monday night in Jerusalem, police said.
Danon on Rabbi Yosef: A Great Authority with a Big HeartDeputy Defense Minister eulogizes the spiritual leader of the Shas party, who passed away at the age of 93.
Ya'alon: Rabbi Yosef Very Concerned With Security MatttersDefense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said that Rabbi Ovadia Yosef deeply cared about the security of Israel, both internal and external
Near-Gridlock in Jerusalem in Wake of FuneralMonday promises to be memorable not only for the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, but also for the monumental traffic tie-ups expected
Politicians from PM to Abbas Mourn Rabbi YosefPolitical leaders, including PA chief Mahmoud Abbas, expressed their sorrow and condolences over the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
'We Are Orphans, Who Will Lead Us?'Israeli leaders continue to mourn the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Funeral fixed for 6pm this evening as tearful tributes pour in.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, 'Greatest Rabbi of the Generation,' has DiedFormer Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel and leading halakhic authority served as the spiritual leader of Shas since its founding.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Photos from a Great Man's LifePhotos trace the rabbi's path, with many of Israel's great leaders.
Prayers throughout Israel for Rabbi OvadiaPresident Peres visited the rabbi's bedside, kissed him and took part in prayers for his recovery.
Leading Sephardic Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Dies Aged 93Rabbi Yosef's cardiologist announced his passing at 1:25pm. He will be buried at Sanhedria at 6:00 PM.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Put Back on RespiratorDoctors decides to put the spiritual leader of the Shas party back on a respirator due to breathing difficulties.
Rabbi Ovadia Breathing on his OwnThe venerated rabbi is fully conscious and communicating with people around him, says doctor.
Doctors: Rabbi Yosef Returns to Full ConsciousnessDoctors say Rabbi Ovadia Yosef returns to full consciousness Wednesday afternoon, in what some are hailing as a "medical miracle."
'Substantial Improvement' in Rabbi Ovadia's ConditionProf. Dan Gilon of Hadassah Hospital says rabbi is "opening his eyes, hearing us and responding better."
Video: Thousands Pray for the Recovery of Rabbi Ovadia YosefTens of thousands of people gathered at the Western Wall for a massive prayer rally for the spiritual leader of the Shas party.
Son of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Calls Battle of Succession 'Ugly'Rabbi David Yosef slams those already contending for leadership of Shas party, following his ailing father's death.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opens his EyesSeriously ill Torah scholar, leader briefly opens his eyes ‘in merit of prayers.’
R. Yosef's Condition: 'Very Serious but Stable'Rabbi's son, David Yosef: "We prayed a lot and we had a very difficult Simchat Torah holiday."