Minister of Agriculture (Bayit Yehudi) Uri Ariel received a warm welcome from Gavad Eida Chareidis HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss Shlita. Ariel arrived with a colleague, prominent dati leumi askan Natan (Nus) Natanson.
During the visit, Rav Weiss thanked Minister Ariel for his efforts in matters pertaining to strengthening kashrus and Shabbos.
Clearly Ariel’s presence made for immediate news in Meah Shearim as the Gavaad is not known to host dati leumi personalities too often.
The Gavaad also presented Ariel with a sefer which included the following personal hand-written message.
“למעלת כבוד מר אורי אריאל שיחי’. מוגש בזה לאות תודה והוקרה עבור פועלו למען כשרות העופות בארץ ישראל, בברכת ברכה והצלחה”.
To the honorable Uri Ariel – I hereby present this as a token of appreciation and thanks for your work in the field of kashrus of poultry in Eretz Yisrael. Bracha and hatzlacha.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)