Rabbi Yosef Allowed Yishai 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 VideoTension 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 YishaiThe 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 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 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 Kids '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 RecordingsRabbi Mazuz, guide to Yishai's new party, says it was not Yishai who released tape showing Shas spiritual head slamming 'evil' Deri.
Recording Shows Rabbi Yosef Slamming 'Evil' 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 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 Yosef Did Purim Twice in Tel Aviv, Says SonWhen 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.
Rabbi Yosef Death '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 YosefTens of thousands of people were gathered Sunday to commemorate the life of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef z”tl.
Rabbi: Don't Play Politics With R. 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 R. Yosef's HelpRabbi 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 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 Silence is ShamefulAfter enduring physical and verbal abuse, Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs accuses Shas leadership of failing to step in.
Barkat: Shas Plays Politics Days After FuneralAryeh Deri and Avigdor Lieberman are ganging up on him in a most inappropriate way, said the mayor of Jerusalem.
Guard: Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was Nearly AssassinatedA planned assassination targeting the rabbi was foiled “at the 88th minute,” a bodyguard says.
Criminal Case Against SoldierA 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' - 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 Minister Roughed Up 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: ‘Jewish State’ beat ‘State of Tel Aviv’Maaleh Adumim rabbi says Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s funeral proves Torah and Judaism are victorious.
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 Kind MannerCardiologist 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.’
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.
'A Great Authority with a Big Heart'Deputy 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 SecurityDefense 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, "Maran", has Passed AwayFormer 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 R. Ovadia's ConditionProf. Dan Gilon of Hadassah Hospital says rabbi is "opening his eyes, hearing us and responding better."
Thousands Pray for 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 Yosef: 'Battle of Succession is 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."
R. Metzger Visits R. Yosef: 'Hoping for Miracles'Former chief rabbi pays a visit to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's hospital bed, prays for his recovery.
Rabbi Ovadia's Daughter: 'Help Needed From Above'The 93-year-old Torah scholar's eldest daughter has pleaded for unity and divine intervention to save her father.
Doctors: 'We're Fighting for Rav Ovadia's Life'Doctors treating Rabbi Ovadia Yosef have placed him in an induced sleep as they work to stabilize his failing condition.