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Rabbi Meir Mazuz: 'We're missing one vote'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz: 'We're missing one vote'

Leading Sephardic rabbi pushes support for Religious Zionism party. 'Otherwise tens of thousands of votes will be lost.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2021 22:30
Netanyahu meets leading Sephardic rabbi

Netanyahu meets leading Sephardic rabbi

Ahead of Likud primaries, PM Netanyahu meets Rabbi Meir Mazuz, the head of the Kisse Rahamim yeshiva and a leading Sephardic rabbi.Michal Levy, 22/12/2019 04:55
Leading Sephardic rabbi: I will not interfere in the elections

Leading Sephardic rabbi: I will not interfere in the elections

Rabbi Meir Mazuz,refuses request to instruct followers to vote for Shas in Tuesday's elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2019 09:59
Police complaint to silence Rabbi Meir Mazuz

Police complaint to silence Rabbi Meir Mazuz

Blue and White Party members complain to police against Rabbi Mazuz for remarks against their tendencies in election video.Mordechai Sones, 11/03/2019 16:53
'Money preferable to chickens for Kapparot'

'Money preferable to chickens for Kapparot'

Leading rabbi Meir Mazuz says it is preferable to observe the pre-Yom Kippur custom with money rather than chickens.Mordechai Sones, 02/09/2018 10:35
Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

'Why does it bother him to see Jews eating matzah?' asks Rabbi Meir Mazuz after ex-Ariel university professor slams Jews over tradition.David Rosenberg, 18/03/2018 21:14
Leading rabbi says Shabbat observance key to pop star's success

Leading rabbi says Shabbat observance key to pop star's success

'Maybe I'll invite him to my Yeshiva. Omer Adam proves that Shabbat observance pays.'Tzvi Lev, 31/12/2017 09:30
Leading haredi rabbi calls for fasting over drought

Leading haredi rabbi calls for fasting over drought

Leading haredi rabbi calls for public fast day over lack of rainfall in Israel. 'The Holy One is angry at us.'Tzvi Lev, 24/12/2017 08:24
Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Shas head denies swirling rumors that it will run with former leader Eli Yishai's Yahad party. 'We don't need reinforcements.'Tzvi Lev, 14/12/2017 17:46
Eli Yishai doesn't rule out running with Shas

Eli Yishai doesn't rule out running with Shas

Despite ugly in-fighting, former Shas head Eli Yishai says he would run with party in order to help Shas cross electoral threshold.Tzvi Lev, 10/12/2017 10:30
Soccer players to haredim: Allow us to keep Shabbat

Soccer players to haredim: Allow us to keep Shabbat

Group of Israeli soccer players meets with haredi sage Rabbi Meir Mazuz, implores him to help stop Shabbat games.Tzvi Lev, 03/12/2017 07:53
Shas and Yahad to merge?

Shas and Yahad to merge?

Son of Shas' spiritual head meets with Rabbi Meir Mazuz from Eli Yishai's party, reportedly offers to merge two warring parties.Tzvi Lev, 09/10/2017 23:35
Feuding Sephardi haredi rabbis meet to resolve differences

Feuding Sephardi haredi rabbis meet to resolve differences

Rabbis meet for first time since contentious elections in 2015 caused a split between the top authorities in the Sephardi haredi world.Tzvi Lev, 28/09/2017 16:43
'Reform not Jewish'

'Reform not Jewish'

'After failing in Germany, Reformers want to dig in their claws like the pig did to Jerusalem's walls'.Mordechai Sones, 21/05/2017 13:05
Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Prominent rabbi slams army order to integrate women into combat positions. 'They're destroying the Nation of Israel.'Tal Polon, 30/04/2017 08:00
'Haredim are constantly fighting each other over everything'

'Haredim are constantly fighting each other over everything'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz says divisiveness harming haredi community, slams radical anti-draft 'Yerushalmi Faction'.Michal Levy, 02/04/2017 16:03
Rabbi Mazuz bashes 'yichud room' wedding custom

Rabbi Mazuz bashes 'yichud room' wedding custom

Rabbi Meir Mazuz, Head of the Kiseh Rachamim Yeshiva, bashed the practice of “yichud room” common at traditional Ashkenazi Jewish weddings.Haim Lev, 06/09/2016 13:28
Yachad Rabbi Blames Shas for Elections Failure

Yachad Rabbi Blames Shas for Elections Failure

Shas lied to the public to ensure Yachad's failure, Rabbi Meir Mazuz says; 'one day, all these lies will fall like a house of cards.'Tova Dvorin, 20/03/2015 12:23
Yachad to Demand Cancellation of Enlistment Law

Yachad to Demand Cancellation of Enlistment Law

Yishai's rabbi, Rabbi Mazuz, writes that the party will demand revocation of controversial law as coalition condition.Ari Yashar, 13/03/2015 13:32
Yishai's Party Pledges Unity in Jerusalem

Yishai's Party Pledges Unity in Jerusalem

Ha'am Itanu conference draws over a thousand in capital, calls to unite behind the Torah and defend the land of Israel.Ari Yashar, 18/02/2015 08:33
Yahad Rabbi Sharpens Position against Shas

Yahad Rabbi Sharpens Position against Shas

Rabbi Meir Mazuz calls on longtime Shas voters to consider voting for Eli Yishai, in a toughening of his stand.Gil Ronen, 17/02/2015 11:47
Last Gasp Yishai-Otzma Yehudit Rabbinical Meeting

Last Gasp Yishai-Otzma Yehudit Rabbinical Meeting

Yishai's party torpedoed talks in surprising last minute demands, but meeting of Rabbis Mazuz and Tau may signify final hope.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 28/01/2015 12:14
Otzma Yehudit and Ha'am Itanu Hold Unity Meeting

Otzma Yehudit and Ha'am Itanu Hold Unity Meeting

Ben-Ari and Marzel meet Yishai's Rabbi Mazuz to discuss joint list, as poll shows two parties won't make threshold separately.Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 13/01/2015 23:06
'Where Were Bibi and Bennett at Arami's Funeral?'

'Where Were Bibi and Bennett at Arami's Funeral?'

Otzma Yehudit head Ben-Ari slams leaders for 'turning Israel into France,' says his campaign is to stop 'conquering from within.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 12/01/2015 11:55
Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Recordings

Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Recordings

Rabbi Mazuz, guide to Yishai's new party, says it was not Yishai who released tape showing Shas spiritual head slamming 'evil' Deri.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 29/12/2014 07:32
Shas Embarrassed After Leader Insults Yishai

Shas Embarrassed After Leader Insults Yishai

Officials in Shas distance themselves from comments made by Rabbi Shalom Cohen against Eli Yishai and his rabbinic counsel.Haim Lev, 28/12/2014 02:13
Key Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with Yishai

Key Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with Yishai

Prominent rabbis warn Shas over Deri's demands pressing Yishai out, hint more strongly at a union with Ariel splitting Jewish Home too.Ari Yashar, 12/12/2014 07:50