‘The matter will be approved during a Government meeting within a month,’ said MK Yachimovich, Chair of the Knesset State Control Committee.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Hundreds of thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in Jerusalem on Monday. Yosef was seen by his supporters as a revered spiritual sage who empowered masses of disenfranchised Sephardic Jews. His death on Monday leaves a gaping hole that could see the party splinter, reshaping Israeli politics yet again. Yosef, a… Read more »
In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the valley of Megiddon. (Zechariah 12:11) Over 800,000 people flocked to the Jerusalem area on Monday to mourn the passing of former Sephardic Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, according to The Times of Israel.The outspoken spiritual leader passed away… Read more »
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy ways prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. (Joshua 1:8) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… Read more »
“Verily as I swore unto thee by the LORD, the God of Israel, saying: Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne in my stead; verily so will I do this day.” (1 Kings 1:30) In a hotly contested race, two new chief rabbis were elected Wednesday in… Read more »