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Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef

News and updates about Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef

Jerusalem's Bar Ilan intersection renamed after Shas founder

City approves proposal to rename major Jerusalem intersection after Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. City also names school after Rabbi Elyashiv.

Jerusalem's Bar Ilan intersection renamed after Shas founder

Sephardic Chief Rabbi to resign and join Shas?

Report says that Shas is considering asking Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef to resign his post in order to revitalize the party.

Sephardic Chief Rabbi to resign and join Shas?

Chief Rabbi: Ind. Day Hallel without blessing

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef's ruling based on that of his father, Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef.

Chief Rabbi: Say Hallel without blessing on Independence Day

Yishai: New Tapes Would Drop Shas from Knesset

Eli Yishai says new recordings of the late Rabbi are 'earth-shattering' and would cause Shas not to pass the threshold.

Eli Yishai: New Recordings Would Drop Shas from Knesset

'If Maran Was Alive This Wouldn't Have Happened'

Shas MK and founding member Nissim Ze'ev laments lost friendship between Yishai, Deri, but says separation ultimately for the best.

Shas Founder: 'If Maran Was Alive This Wouldn't Have Happened'

Deri, Not R' Ovadiah Yosef, Behind Oslo Accords

Footage leaked to the media shows that Deri made the decision for Shas to support Oslo, according to R' Yosef - a fact Deri denied in 2002.

Aryeh Deri, Not R' Ovadiah Yosef, Behind Oslo Accordsplayer

Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri to Resign?

Deri to submit resignation to Shas Council of Torah Sages after R' Ovadiah Yosef recording scandal; request only approved if they accept.

Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri to Resign?

Yishai: If Only the Public Knew What R' Yosef Said

Yishai says Rabbi Yosef never supported Oslo Accords; says recordings could reveal all and give him ten mandates.

Eli Yishai: If Only People Knew What Rabbi Yosef Really Said