Tag archive for ‘SHAS’
News Brief On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Minister Bennett: Reform Jews Are Jews, Period

Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) on Wednesday weighed in on the controversy that erupted after Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay (Shas) said in a radio interview that he did not consider More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Israeli Government Dumps Conversion Reform

– – The Israeli Cabinet voted today to dump plans to overhaul the country’s regulations on conversions to Judaism which had been approved by Binyamin Netanyahu’s last government. The religious More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

ADL “Outraged” By Attack on reform Jews Made by Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Cabinet Minister

– – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is outraged at derogatory comments about Reform Jews made by Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay, who is from the Sephardic Haredi Shas Party. More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Netanyahu Now Has 67 Seats, Coalition Making Work Going Full Swing

With Likud’d stunning win of 30 Knesset seats, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu currently holds the keys to a 67 seat coalition, give or take a seat, having secured the support of maverick former-Likudnik More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

With 6 Days to Go, Latest Poll Shows Herzog Running Away from Netanyahu

One week before the parliamentary elections in Israel, a poll done by Channel 2 News shows the Zionist Camp (Labor) increasing the gap with Likud. The Joint Arab List and Jewish Home have 13 seats each,  More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Elections in Israel: Half of Shas

THE SHAS party has split into two. Opinion polls show that both parts are hovering around the 3.12% threshold which is now necessary for entering the Knesset, after the minimum was raised by the last Knesset. Many More...

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