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The Jerusalem Report invites prominent Diaspora figures to offer their ideas for how Jews can make religious peace among themselves.
Eilat Mayor Meir Yitzhak Halevy (Likud) promised that shops would remain open on Saturday.
For years, the Jerusalem city council was considered one of the strongholds of the party, but the glory of the past has faded away.
The appointment was approved by the party's Council of Torah Sages.
By GIL HOFFMAN
"Shas proved its worth during this Knesset session."
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Even if Deri’s time as chairman of Shas finally ends in a second indictment, the movement is likely to live on and perhaps regain some of its former glory.
By JEREMY SHARON
Religious-Zionist Aliza Bloch upset Shas representative Moshe Abutul, the incumbent mayor, in the majority haredy city of Beit Shemesh to become the city's new mayor.
Netanyahu did not want to make a decision on whether to advance the next election until he knew whether a compromise could be reached with the haredim on the bill by the December 2nd deadline set by the Supreme Court.
Decision on Jerusalem or Tel Aviv as host city likely to be made today.
By AMY SPIRO
Yosef lobbied members of the electoral committee for the Council of the Chief Rabbinate to vote in favor of his close associate and politically agreed list of rabbis.
Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay backs current Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai despite support for term limits.
Agudah, representing the hassidic haredi community, has opposed the current bill whereas Degel and Shas who see it as the best of a bad situation.
Eliran Malka’s The Unorthodox is a dramatic underdog story, filled with comic moments, about the founding of the Shas Party in Jerusalem in the early 1980s.
By HANNAH BROWN
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