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    • Arthur
    • 18.11.10 | 04:14 (IST)

    and a lot of articles about stuff like this are now cropping up in the mainstream US media--and just today I read (in a very mainstream newspaper) a rather complete cataloguing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's more "memorable" quotes over the years--in the context that he was likely to be the final arbiter of Shas's "swing vote" on the pending "deal"--and if anyone in Israel is truly counting on someone over here effectively "explaining away" all this to the average American citizen, it is my opinion that that "anyone" will be very seriously disappointed.

    from the article: Racism under cover of the Torah
    First published 00:53 18.11.10 | Last updated 00:53 18.11.10
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