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  • Shas spiritual leader: ‘Hatikvah’ a ‘stupid song’

    February 23, 2015 | 11:55 am

    The spiritual leader of the Sephardic Orthodox Shas party said at a party convention that “Hatikvah,” Israel’s national anthem, “is a stupid song.”

    Rabbi Shlomo Cohen, head of the Council of Torah Sages of the Shas Party, made the comments Sunday at a party convention, the...

  • Digital Divide

    By David Wallis

    January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Though Israel boasts a burgeoning high-tech industry and a predominantly Net-savvy populace, many of the country's charedim (ultra-Orthodox Jews) view technology, especially the World Wide Web, as something of a mixed blessing. Sure, many charedim support their families by writing...