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8:35 A.M. A group of ultra-Orthodox activists launched a campaign last week attacking Eli Yishai's Yahad party for joining forces with politicians from the far right. According to one member, the group is outraged at "the ease" with which the ultra-Orthodox public accepted Yahad's union with Kahanist activists, headed by Baruch Marzel.
Members of the group and the donor who funds it have chosen to remain anonymous. The group's posters and newspaper ads claim that the late spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, "staunchly opposed Kahanists." (Yair Ettinger)