All posts tagged Shas

‘Extradite Leifer’ pleads voter

THE ongoing saga surrounding attempts to extradite Malka Leifer has impacted on the Israeli election, for one Australian oleh at least.

New elections likely in Israel

New elections are looking increasingly likely in Israel, as ministers threaten to quit if their rival demands aren't met.

Shabbat compromise saves Netanyahu from coalition crisis

Israeli ministers are breathing a collective sigh of relief, after they averted a coalition crisis and a flare in tensions with the country's Charedim.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef dead at 93

OVADIA Yosef, arguably the world’s most prolific rabbi, died in Jerusalem on Monday, aged 93.

The Israeli election: A guide for the perplexed

Political consultant Jodie Cohen explains who’s who and what’s what in the upcoming election. EARLY elections were called when the coalition government, led by Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu, collapsed after

Labour rules itself out of coalition…

ISRAEL’s main centre-left party, Labour, will refuse to join a Benjamin Netanyahu-led government after the election, its leader has declared.

Going rogue: Shas MK backs IDF conversions

SHAS Knesset Member Chaim Amsellem continued to defy his party’s official position on Tuesday when he called on the Chief Rabbinate to recognize all IDF conversions.