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Ishay Ribo: fame, social media, and Torah

Vignettes: Ishay Ribo responds to questions, Rav Shalom Cohen zts"l's message, the power of Shabbat songs and showing respect for others.

 Ishay Ribo: fame, social media, and Torah

Watch: Rabbi Shalom Cohen is laid to rest

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, President of the Shas Council of Torah Sages and dean of the Porat Yosef Yeshiva, is laid to rest in Jerusalem.

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Thousands pay last respects to leading Torah sage ahead of funeral

Thousands arrive at Porat Yosef Yeshiva to say goodbye to its dean, Rabbi Shalom Cohen, prior to the rabbi's funeral.

Thousands pay last respects to leading Torah sageplayer

Hundreds of thousands expected to attend funeral of Torah sage

Police preparing to close roads ahead of funeral of Rabbi Shalom Cohen in Jerusalem.

Hundreds of thousands expected to attend funeral of Torah sage

MKs and rabbis mourn passing of Rabbi Shalom Cohen

'Rabbi Shalom Cohen was one of the greatest Torah sages in our generation,' MK Matan Kahana says.

MKs and rabbis mourn passing of Rabbi Shalom Cohen

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, President of Shas Council of Torah Sages, passes away at 91

The rabbi died in Hadassah Ein Kerem with his family members by his side.

President of Shas Council of Torah Sages passes away at 91player

Condition of Shas spiritual leader worsens, his family summoned to the hospital

The 91-year-old rabbi is hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.

Condition of Shas spiritual leader worsensplayer

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

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, Shas party's spiritual leader hospitalized

Senior haredi Sephardic rabbi and leader of Shas party's council of sages hospitalized for medical procedure.

Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

UAE ambassador to Israel visits head of Sephardic Council of Sages

Mohammed Al-Khajah conversed with Rabbi Shalom Cohen, who bestowed on him the Priestly Blessing.

UAE ambassador visits head of Sephardic Council of Sages

Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen says presence at demonstrations forbidden

Shas spiritual leader issues sweeping directive against participating in demonstrations, 'All who violate are partners in desecrating G-d.'

Shas spiritual leader says presence at demonstrations forbiddenplayer

Shas leader in message of reconciliation

Rabbi Shalom Cohen to Lapid and Liberman: I don't hate anyone, stop boycotting haredim.

Shas leader in message of reconciliation

Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

Top rabbi of Shas party and successor to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef hospitalized after fall.

Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

Shas' spiritual leader supports Deri

Head of Shas council of Torah Sages tells Shas chairman he is being wrongly persecuted.

Shas' spiritual leader supports Deri

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?'

Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgetsplayer

'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.

'Rabbinical' golf cart up for sale

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.'

Haredi rabbis ban dressing up as IDF soldiers during Purim

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.

Shas and Yahad to merge?

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.

Aryeh Deri addresses Guetta resignation for the first time

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.

Feuding Sephardi haredi rabbis meet to resolve differences

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'.

Shas rabbinic council members back MK in gay wedding fiasco

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.

Deri demands authority on Shabbat issue at Supreme Court hearing

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.'

Rebbetzin predicted her own death

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.

Shas leader clarifies 'Amalek' comment against Jewish Home

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.

In pictures: Rabbi Shalom Cohen's wife laid to rest

'In her credit, we received the Torah'

Thousands attend funeral for Yael Cohen, wife of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen, in Jerusalem.

Rabbi Cohen mourns wife: 'In her credit we received the Torah'

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.

Wife of Shas's spiritual leader passes away at 78

Wife of Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

Family calls on public to pray for wife of Rabbanit Yael Cohen, wife of Rabbi Shalom Cohen.

Wife of Shas spiritual leader hospitalized in serious condition

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.

Top Shas sage warns Netanyahu over Kotel

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.

Shas Spiritual Leader: Hatikva is a 'Stupid' Song

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

Rabbi Shalom Cohen offers a repeat version of the Jewish Home bashing that preceded the last elections.

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

'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 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.

Shas Chief Rabbi Tells Deri: You Can't Quit, Come Back

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.

Shas Embarrassed After Spiritual Leader Insults Yishai

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 Amsalem

R. Amsalem: Shas Leader All Wrong on Haredi Colleges

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.'

Activists: Put 'Amalek Rabbi' on Trial

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.’

Shas Backpedals on Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Amalek? Rabbi 'Only Meant Bayit Yehudi Leaders'

Sources in Rabbi Shalom Cohen's household: he did not mean to disparage the entire National-Religious public

Amalek? Rabbi 'Only Meant Bayit Yehudi Leaders'