Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party in Israel. He basically tells all of Shas' ministers what to do and how to vote. He holds the last word for Sephardic Jews in Israel, and has come up with exciting insights of Jewish dos and don'ts, and Politics in general such as Almost a sixth of the Israelis voted for Shas in the last elections, and most of them take his word as holy.

Editors note: After being hospitalized for a series of illnesses, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef died Monday October 7, 2013. He was 93 years old.