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Analysis: Coalition under pressure as Shas presses subsidized housing for young couples in periphery.
After Shas shelves anti-conversion ad, Yisrael Beytenu head notes bill was supported by Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef, chief rabbi.
Shas MK says he would put fingers in ear if females sang at Knesset; IDF Maj.-Gen. Barbivai says that commanders' authority comes before halacha.
By staying mum as IDF conversions are challenged, the chief rabbis have shown how far the Chief Rabbinate has drifted from its original national-Zionist vision.
By YIZHAR HESS
Shas will be victorious, agunot will be the losers, and yet another example will be provided of the destructive effects of mixing religion with politics.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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