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Closed Society: November 18, 2012

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Rabbi Yaakov Yosef referred to operation “Pillar of Cloud” in Gaza and said that “our soldiers could learn a lesson in fighting from Assad in Syria.  The army needs to learn from the Syrians how to slaughter and crush the enemy.” (

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 18th, 2012 at 11:56 am

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

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