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Economy and Society: August 31, 2011

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Author of the book “Torah of the King” and head of “Od Yosef Chai” Yeshiva in the settlement Yitzhar, Yitzhak Shapira, will attend the conference organized by the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Haifa, in which there will be a session about the book. This book discusses cases in which, according to some interpretations of the Halacha, it is permitted to kill the Gentiles.

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August 31st, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Closed Society: August 16, 2011

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A conference by the group “Pisgat Zeev is Jewish” was held in the Chabad synagogue in the Jerusalem Pisgat Ze’ev neighborhood. Yitzhak Shapira, author of “The Torah of the King”, attended the conference. Among other topics, the conference discussed romantic relationships between Jews and Arabs, the danger of building  an Arab school nearby, and ways to prevent the Light Rail from travelling through Palestinian neighborhoods.

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August 17th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

Police: May 11, 2011

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Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, the rabbi of Givat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem, was invited to attend the ceremony for the new Jerusalem District police Commander, Niso Shacham, who replaces commander Aharon Franko. Rabbi Yosef is wanted for questioning because of his endorsement of the book “The Torah of the King”, which lists Halachic Laws regarding killing of Gentiles. The incoming commander, Niso Shacham, sent a formal invitation to the ceremony to Rabbi Yosef .

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May 11th, 2011 at 5:27 pm