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Shas' spiritual leader supports Deri

Shas' spiritual leader supports Deri

Head of Shas council of Torah Sages tells Shas chairman he is being wrongly persecuted.Michal Levy, 21/11/2018 02:38
Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgets

Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgets

'We have problem with enlisting yeshiva students; they threaten they won't give budgets; do we live according to these gentile's budgets?'Mordechai Sones, 20/06/2018 13:09
'Rabbinical' golf cart up for sale

'Rabbinical' golf cart up for sale

Scooter used by the late Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, and later by Rabbi Shalom Cohen, to be auctioned in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2018 14:19
Haredi rabbis ban dressing up as IDF soldiers during Purim

Haredi rabbis ban dressing up as IDF soldiers during Purim

Group of 35 haredi rabbis sign letter forbidding children from dressing up as IDF soldiers. 'Stay away from this ugliness.'Tzvi Lev, 15/02/2018 20:05
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
Aryeh Deri addresses Guetta resignation for the first time

Aryeh Deri addresses Guetta resignation for the first time

Aryeh Deri praises former MK Yigal Guetta as 'fully committed to Shas,' addresses relationship with Council of Torah Sages.Tzvi Lev, 02/10/2017 20:05
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
Shas rabbinic council members back MK in gay wedding fiasco

Shas rabbinic council members back MK in gay wedding fiasco

As Shas leaders mull fate of MK who attended gay wedding, Shas rabbi expresses support for MK: 'If he resigns, I'm resigning'.David Rosenberg, 15/09/2017 08:55
Deri demands authority on Shabbat issue at Supreme Court hearing

Deri demands authority on Shabbat issue at Supreme Court hearing

Haredi ministers will meet Tuesday with Tourism Minister Levin and demand the right to enforce Shabbat laws and legislation of status quo.Michal Levy, 25/04/2017 09:54
Rebbetzin predicted her own death

Rebbetzin predicted her own death

According to Rebbetzin Yael Cohen’s children, she predicted her own death. ‘She said she had a confession to make on the 13th of Sivan.'Chaim Lev, 23/06/2016 20:08
Shas leader clarifies rhetoric against Jewish Home

Shas leader clarifies rhetoric against Jewish Home

'I love all Jews; everything I said was out of love', Rabbi Cohen tells Bennett during Shiva visit.Hezki Baruch, 22/06/2016 22:25
Pictures: Rabbi Shalom Cohen's wife laid to rest

Pictures: Rabbi Shalom Cohen's wife laid to rest

Funeral of Yael Cohen, wife of Shas spiritual leader, draws thousands, including prominent religious and political figures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2016 20:44
'In her credit, we received the Torah'

'In her credit, we received the Torah'

Thousands attend funeral for Yael Cohen, wife of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen, in Jerusalem.Haim Cohen, 21/06/2016 20:17
Wife of Shas's spiritual leader passes away at 78

Wife of Shas's spiritual leader passes away at 78

Rabbanit Yael Cohen passes away following serious illness. Her widower, Rabbi Shalom Cohen, is president of Council of Torah Sages.Yedidya Ben-Or, 21/06/2016 09:03
Wife of Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

Wife of Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

Family calls on public to pray for wife of Rabbanit Yael Cohen, wife of Rabbi Shalom Cohen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2016 20:49
Top Shas sage warns Netanyahu over Kotel

Top Shas sage warns Netanyahu over Kotel

Rabbi Shalom Cohen warns Prime Minister he will tell Shas to leave Coalition if government caves in to Reform Jews.Gil Ronen, 17/03/2016 22:31
Shas Spiritual Leader: Hatikva is a 'Stupid' Song

Shas Spiritual Leader: Hatikva is a 'Stupid' Song

Shas mentor Rabbi Shalom Cohen says Rabbi Ovadia once stood when Hatikva was sung, but uttered a prayer instead.Arutz Sheva, 22/02/2015 17:54
Shas' Rabbi: Jewish Home? 'Home without Jews'

Shas' Rabbi: Jewish Home? 'Home without Jews'

Rabbi Shalom Cohen offers a repeat version of the Jewish Home bashing that preceded the last elections.Benny Moshe, Gil Ronen, 15/01/2015 20:46
'Submissive' Deri Officially Returns to Head Shas

'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.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 12/01/2015 12:31
Shas Chief Rabbi Tells Deri: You Can't Quit

Shas Chief Rabbi Tells Deri: You Can't Quit

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, head of the Shas Council of Torah Sages, instructs Aryeh Deri to return to lead the party.Haim Lev, 12/01/2015 05:14
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
R. Amsalem: Shas Leader Wrong on Haredi Colleges

R. Amsalem: Shas Leader Wrong on Haredi Colleges

A ruling by a top Shas rabbi against women learning in haredi colleges won't help anyone, said Rabbi Haim AmsalemMoshe Cohen, 26/06/2014 08:20
Activists: Put 'Amalek Rabbi' on Trial

Activists: Put 'Amalek Rabbi' on Trial

Bayit Yehudi activists want to see Rabbi Shalom Cohen put on trial for calling them 'members of the Amalek nation.'David Lev, 30/07/2013 20:54
Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Shas party Spiritual Leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef tries to minimize damage from a charge labeling religious Zionist rabbis as ‘Amalek.’Chana Ya'ar, 21/07/2013 09:07
Amalek? Rabbi 'Only Meant Bayit Yehudi Leaders'

Amalek? Rabbi 'Only Meant Bayit Yehudi Leaders'

Sources in Rabbi Shalom Cohen's household: he did not mean to disparage the entire National-Religious publicGil Ronen, 14/07/2013 20:40