Shas
Shas (Hebrew: ש״ס‎, an acronym for Shomrei Sfarad, lit. Sfarad's guards (of the Torah)) is an ultra-orthodox religious political party in Israel. Founded in 1984 under the leadership of Rabbi Ov...
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Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah
Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah (Hebrew: מועצת חכמי התורה; lit. "Council of [wise] Torah Sages") is the rabbinical body that has the ultimate authority in the Israeli ultra-orthodox Sephardic and Mizrahi Sh...
Yitzhak Gagula
Yitzhak Gagula (Hebrew: יצחק גאגולה‎, born 1 January 1964) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1999 and 2003.
Born in Georgian SSR in th...
Yitzhak Saban
Yitzhak Saban (Hebrew: יצחק סבן‎, born 15 July 1952) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1999 and 2003.
An accountant by trade, Saban wa...
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Pinhas Tzabari
Pinhas Tzabari (Hebrew: פנחס צברי‎, born 27 December 1956) is an Israeli politician who served briefly as a member of the Knesset for Shas for three months between November 2002 and February...
Haim Amsalem
Rabbi Haim (Emile) Amsalem (born 12 October 1959) is an Israeli politician and a former member of the Knesset. Following a rift between him and former party Shas, he established the Am Shalem party to...
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Eli Yishai
Eliyahu "Eli" Yishai (Hebrew: אֵלִי יִשַׁי; born 26 December 1962) is an Israeli politician and former leader of the Shas party. He currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Shas, and previously...
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Avraham Michaeli
Avraham Michaeli (Hebrew: אברהם מיכאלי‎, born 29 March 1957) is an Israeli politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 2006 and 2015.
Born in Kulashi in the Soviet ...
Moshe Maya
Moshe Maya (Hebrew: משה מאיה‎, born 3 August 1938) is an Israeli rabbi and former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1992 and 1996, and as Deputy Minister of E...
David Tal (Israeli politician)
David Tal (Hebrew: דוד טל‎) (born 26 January 1950) is an Israeli politician and a four-time member of the Knesset. He is a member of the Kadima faction.
Born in Tunisia and raised in Reh...
Yitzhak Cohen
Rabbi Yitzhak Cohen (Hebrew: יצחק כהן‎, born 2 December 1951) is an Israeli politician who has served as a member of the Knesset for Shas since 1996, and is the former Deputy Minister of Fin...
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Sephardic Haredim
Sephardic Haredim are Jews of Sephardic and Mizrahi descent who are adherents of Haredi Judaism. Sephardic Haredim today constitute a significant stream of Haredi Judaism, alongside the Hassidim and L...
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Ofer Hugi
Ofer Hugi (Hebrew: עופר חוגי‎, born 17 April 1964) is a former Israeli politician who served as a Knesset member for Shas from 1999 to 2003 and again for just under a month in 2006. In 2007 ...
Eli Suissa
Rabbi Eliyahu "Eli" Suissa (Hebrew: אליהו "אלי" סויסה‎, born 1956) is a former Israeli politician who held several ministerial portfolios during the 1990s and early 2000s.
Born in Morocc...
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Nissim Ze'ev
Nissim Mordechai Ze'ev (Hebrew: נסים מרדכי זאב‎; born 9 September 1951) is an Israeli politician. One of the founders of Shas, he served as Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem between 1983 and 1998, a...
David Azulai
David Azulai (Hebrew: דוד אזולאי‎, born 5 May 1954) is an Israeli politician and member of the Knesset for Shas.
Azulai was born in Meknes in Morocco, and immigrated to Israel in 1963.Be...
Aryeh Gamliel
Aryeh Gamliel (Hebrew: אריה גמליאל‎, born 11 March 1951) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1988 and 2003.
Born in Beersheba, Gamliel w...
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Avraham Yosef
Harav Avraham Yosef is the Chief Rabbi of Holon, Israel and is a Sephardi representative on the Chief Rabbinate Council (Moetzet Harabbanut Harashit).
Harav Avraham Yosef is a son of Shas' spiritu...
Rahamim Malul
Rahamim Malul (Hebrew: רחמים מלול‎, born 29 April 1946) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1999 and 2003, and is the current mayor of Rehovot.
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Shimon Ben-Shlomo
Shimon Ben-Shlomo (Hebrew: שמעון בן שלמה‎, born 1942) is an Israeli former politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1984 and 1988.
Born in Yemen in 1942, Ben-Shimon made ...
Shlomo Dayan
Shlomo Dayan (Hebrew: שלמה דיין‎, born 6 November 1952) is an Israeli rabbi and former politician.
Born in Tétouan, Morocco in 1952, Dayan made aliyah to Israel in 1962. He studied at th...
Mazor Bahaina
Mazor Mahoy Bahaina (Hebrew: מזור בהיינה‎, born 12 September 1973) is an Israeli kes, rabbi and former politician, who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 2008 and 2009.
B...
Meshulam Nahari
Rabbi Meshulam Nahari (Hebrew: משולם נהרי‎, born 7 May 1951) is an Israeli politician and member of the Knesset for the ultra-orthodox party Shas. He is a Minister without Portfolio serving...
Yitzhak Peretz (politician born 1938)
Rabbi Yitzhak Haim Peretz (Hebrew: יצחק חיים פרץ‎, born 26 March 1938) is a former Israeli politician who held several ministerial portfolios during the 1980s and early 1990s.
Born in Ca...
Ya'akov Yosef
Ya'akov Yosef (Hebrew: יעקב יוסף‎, 18 October 1946 – 12 April 2013) was an Israeli rabbi and former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1984 and 1988.
Ovadia Yosef
Ovadia Yosef (Hebrew: עובדיה יוסף‎; Arabic: عبد الله يوسف‎ ‘Abdullah Youssef) (September 24, 1920 – October 7, 2013) was a Talmudic scholar, an authority on Jewish religious law (halak...
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Yalkut Yosef
Yalkut Yosef (Hebrew: ילקוט יוסף‎, "Collation of Yosef") is an authoritative, contemporary work of Halakha, providing a detailed explanation of the Shulchan Aruch as based on the halachic ruling...
Yosef Azran
Yosef Azran (Hebrew: יוסף עזרן‎, 19 October 1941 – 10 February 2010) was an Israeli rabbi and politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1988 and 1996, and as Deputy Minister o...
Yitzhak Vaknin
Yitzhak Vaknin (Hebrew: יצחק וקנין‎, born 12 May 1958) is an Israeli politician and member of the Knesset for Shas.
Between 1982 and 1987 Vaknin served as secretary of the Gornot HaGalil...
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