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Eldest member of Shas Council of Torah Sages hospitalized, condition deteriorates

Doctors fighting to stabilize condition of Rabbi Shimon Baadani, 94. Shas chair Deri leaves coalition negotiations to be at rabbi's side.

Eldest member of Shas Council of Torah Sages hospitalized

Shas Council of Torah Sages fails to decide on distribution of ministerial portfolios

Shas Council of Torah Sages blesses Deri but does not decide on the distribution of portfolios or about Deri receiving the Finance Ministry.

Shas rabbis fail to decide on distribution of ministries

Eldest member of Shas Council of Torah Sages hospitalized

Rabbi Shimon Baadani, eldest member of the Shas Council of Torah Sages, was hospitalized on Friday night.

Eldest member of Shas Council of Torah Sages hospitalized

Condition of head of Council of Torah Sages of Shas deteriorates

Rabbi Shalom Cohen is hospitalized in intensive care unit at Hadassah Ein Kerem, and his condition has deteriorated in recent hours.

Condition of head of Council of Torah Sages of Shas deteriorates

Council of Sages: 'They're breaching the entry gate to the Jewish People'

Shas party's Council of Torah Sages publishes letter calling on rabbis to join conference protesting conversion reforms.

'They're breaching the entry gate to the Jewish People'

Haredi leaders: 'Obligation to do everything to prevent center-left government'

Haredi Councils of Torah Sages urge Yamina to backtrack on unity government, warns center-left aims to 'persecute religion.'

'Obligation to do everything to prevent center-left government'

Rabbi Yitzchak Aryeh Shiner passes away

Leader of Kamnitz Yeshiva and member of Degel Hatorah Council of Torah Sages passes away at 98.

Rabbi Yitzchak Aryeh Shiner passes away

Haredi leaders tell public: 'Repent and mend your ways'

Councils of Torah Sages call on Jews to repent, pray for end to coronavirus pandemic.

'Repent and mend your ways'

Haredi rabbi: Don't do ultrasounds during pregnancy

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, President of the 'Council of Torah Sages,' says waiting for the doctor means there's going to be a blow afterwards.

Haredi rabbi: Don't do ultrasounds during pregnancy

Haredi faction won't attempt to bring down Netanyahu government

Council of Torah Sages to call on MKs to oppose current version of Draft Law - but not to topple coalition over the bill.

Haredi faction won't attempt to bring down Netanyahu government

Haredi parties to leave coalition if draft law advances

Council of Torah Sages instructs haredi MKs, ministers to resign from the coalition if current draft law is not changed.

Haredi parties to leave coalition if draft law advances

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi council determines whether Defense Ministry's proposed draft law is acceptable compromise or requires haredim to leave coalition.

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Council of Torah Sages discusses Reform growth

Hasidic body convenes to discuss growing Reform influence. 'Connection between Netanyahu and Reform - twist of the knife.'

Council of Torah Sages discusses growth of Reform movement

'Submissive' Deri Officially Returns to Head Shas

It'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.

'Submissive' Deri Officially Returns to Head Shas

Shas MK Atias Quits, Rabbis Choose Replacement

Ariel Atias announces he is taking a break from the Knesset; the Shas rabbinical leadership must now seek a replacement

Shas MK Atias Resigns; Torah Sages Appoint Replacement

Shas Council’s First Meeting without Rabbi Yosef

The Shas council will discuss hareidi enlistment, school system for first time since Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s passing.

Shas Council’s First Meeting without Rabbi Yosef

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft

Israeli rabbis are headed to the US to stop the "edict" on drafting hareidi youths, MK Meir Porush wrote in a letter to the US ambassador

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft 'Edict'

It's Official: Deri Named Shas Leader

MK Aryeh Deri officially named as the leader of the Shas party, replacing Eli Yishai who chaired the party over the last 13 years.

It's Official: Deri Named Shas Leader

Hareidi Rabbis: What to Do When Call-Up Comes?

Hareidi rabbis debate approach young Torah students should take when summoned to report for IDF service.

Hareidi Rabbis: What to Do When Call-Up Comes?