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Shas Founder MK Nissim Ze’ev Left Out in the Cold

nzeShas MK Nissim Ze’ev is a founding member of the party, one who was involved in the early building of the party. He has been serving as a Shas MK since 1999, yet he has been ousted from a realistic slot by the party’s Torah Council.

Ze’ev ran under the Shas banner in local Jerusalem elections before Shas entered Knesset. This was in the 1980s and early 90s.

The final Shas list:

1. Aryeh Deri

2. Yitzchak Cohen

3. Meshulam Nahari

4. Yaakov Margi

5. David Azoulai

6. Yoav Ben-Tzur

7. Yitzchak Vaknin

8. Avraham Michaeli

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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  1. I know rabbi Zev personally he is mamash yerei shamayim he is responsible for helping many Jewish girls find their deredkh.
    There has had a long history of issues between deri and rabbi missim.
    Part of the issue is that rabbi nissim does not play games or favoritism he treated all equally sefaradi and Ashkenazi rabbi the same and somehow that does not seat well with some of the Maroccan leaders of shas

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