David's Harp || Ovadia Yosef’s economic legacy: A culture of poverty and ignorance
Israel’s Mizrahim have made dramatic progress in closing the income gap with Ashkenazim by doing exactly the opposite of what Shas wanted them to do.
"Lehachzir ha-atara le-yoshno," which can be roughly translated as "restore the grandeur of our past," was the late Rabbi Ovaida Yosef's guiding principle in his years as a rabbi and as spiritual leader of the Shas Pparty.
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