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Local Government: July 14, 2011

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A support conference for rabbis Dov Lior and Ya’akov Yoseph will take place tonight at the Orot Hatora Yeshiva in Bat Yam. The Deputy Mayor of Bat Yam, Uri Buskila, will be attending, among others.

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July 14th, 2011 at 5:24 pm

Closed Society: 16 February, 2011

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Rabbi Ya’akov Yosef said in a lesson that Rabbi Yitzhak Shapiro, the author of the book Torat Hamelekh, which states the Jewish rules for killing non-Jews, deserves Israel Prize for his book. That was said during a joint lesson of Rabbi Yosef and Rabbi Dov Lior, The Rabbi of Hebron, who wrote his consent to the book. Ya’akov Yosef is the son of Shas’s spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadyah Yosef.


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February 16th, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Closed Society: 28th December, 2010

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Rabbi Yaakov Yosef was summoned for interrogation next Thursday, for signing the “rabbis’ letter” and his support of the “Torath Hameleh” book, which called for the killing of gentiles. People close to Yosef said he does not intend to arrive. (Hebrew)

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December 28th, 2010 at 4:50 pm