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Rav Shalom Cohen: Yishai Left Shas and Went to the ‘Beis HaKisei’

yishaiHaGaon HaRav Shalom Cohen Shlita, head of the Shas Moetzas Gedolei Yisrael, spent Shabbos Parshas Vayigash in Bnei Brak. During Shabbos Rav Cohen referenced the split in Shas and Eli Yishai’s decision to launch another party. He stated “He left Shas and went to the beis hakisei”, making reference to the yeshiva of HaGaon HaRav Meir Mazuz Shlita, Yeshivat Kisei Rachamim.

Rav Cohen spoke of Yishai’s election ads which state בכל ביתי נאמן הוא, pointing out that he was in “my house and decided to leave”, questioning what loyalty has been shown by Yishai.

Rav Cohen then mocked Rav Mazuz with his gematria, saying “Maran ‘n Maran but when it becomes Maranan, the gematria is marak (soup).”

Regarding recent polls that show Shas may not pass the minimum threshold, Rav Cohen stated the polls are nonsense as has been proven in the past. Rav Cohen remains confident Shas will enter the 20th Knesset as it has in previous elections.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

14 Responses

  1. It is unnecessarily kind to Rav Cohen for YWN to suggest his saying Eli Yishai left Shas and went to the beis hakisei, makes a jovial reference to the yeshiva of HaGaon HaRav Meir Mazuz Shlita, Yeshivat Kisei Rachamim. In fact it is a disgusting double entendre and a slap in the face to a major Talmid Chocham, Rav Mazuz Shlita. This remark shows how low Shas has sunk since its founder and respected leader Rav Ovadia zt”l died. Let us hope the great majority of Shas voters see how farw the party has fallen and transfer their allegiance elsewhere.

  2. It’s so nice to see how they speak I wonder which branch of Judaism they represent it would be nice if we all learn how to clean up their mouths

  3. I tried so hard to regain respect for this man after what he said about people who wear kippa serugas. He insulted the entire religious zionist world, and its large oylam hatorah, baselessly. I never was able to regain respect for him, but at least now I know I should stop trying….
    I can’t believe it, the audacity, the CHUTZPA. How can we call this man a gadol – how can we even call his man an eved hashem!?
    How can someone have such sinas chinam to any Jew, let alone a frum Jew, burning in his heart!
    My heart is aching, and I dont know what to say except
    Sinas chinam is so rampant- hashem have mercy on us!

  4. Isn’t this all better for the Kavid HaShem and kavod haTorah if YWN avoided it?
    Perhaps if this was minimized this Thursday would be a Yom Tov and not a fast day!

  5. These attacks are aimed at the person and not on the issues. This shows that the attacker has a clear weakness.

    There are so many important issues regarding the future of Eretz Yisroel, and he is busy with Vertlech.

  6. If people continue posting comments that constitute לשון הרע, may Hashem cuase the YWN website to be ultimately be shut down!

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