Yishai says Amsalem caused Rabbi Ovadia Yosef "grief"

November 25, 2010 21:17


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Shas Chairman Eli Yishai reacted for the first time to the expulsion of MK Haim Amsalem from Shas, saying: "Nobody knew him before he came to Shas. Even his wife would not have voted for him."

In a radio interview, Yishai calls on Amsalem to resign his membership in the Knesset and to return his mandate to Shas. He added that he worried about Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's health because of of "pain and grief" caused to him by Amsalem.

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