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Baruch Dayan Emet. Rav Ovadia Yosef has passed away

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Rishon Le’Zion, former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel and one of the greatest Torah giants of the generation, and arguably one of the most influential political personalities in Israel today, passed away earlier today at the … Continue reading

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Why Bayit Yehudi threatens Likud Beitenu

The Israeli general elections are almost upon us and the dirty tricks campaigns are in high gear from all sides with vandalism of election posters and hacking into party computers taking place, besides the regular bad-mouthing of political adversaries. Tensions … Continue reading

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Likud and Yisrael Beitenu to unite for upcoming elections

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has shocked the Israeli political system once again with yet another surprise move, announcing the merger of the Likud party with Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beitenu: Nearly six months after shocking the political system by forming a … Continue reading

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Israel set for early elections

So it turns out that all the rumours and speculation were accurate, and Israel is set to go to the polls in a general election some time in January. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday evening that he will be … Continue reading

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