Shas Tries to Rally Israel's Faithful in Jerusalem

For Dery, the rally comes at a discouraging political moment as poll shows that just 52.8 percent of Shas’ core electorate, the Sephardi ultra-Orthodox community, actually planned to vote for the party in the next election.

The Shas party’s ambition to return to its glory days will be tested Wednesday at Jerusalem’s Sultan’s Pool, with the party’s educational arm having rented...