Shas unveiled a new application for iphone and Android smartphones Sunday. On
the application, called Maran Shelita (Hebrew for the great rabbi, who should
lives a good and long life), requests for blessings can be sent to Shas mentor
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
The application also includes a speech by the rabbi, a video
about his life, and a daily lesson in Jewish law.
Shas was careful not to
condition the blessing on voting for Shas, because that would have been against