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Yishai: I hope for Deri the suspicions are unfounded

Former MK Eli Yishai responds to criminal investigation against longtime rival.Uzi Baruch, 4/14/2016, 4:44 AM

Report: Eli Yishai, Kahlon considering joint list

High-level discussions reportedly taking place between former Shas chairman and Kulanu chief for possible joint run.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2016, 10:37 AM

'Coalition should have collapsed on Reform Kotel'

Ex-Minister Yishai slams haredi and religious parties for not saying 'no' to new prayer space, calls Reform 'disappearing Judaism.'Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 5:15 PM

Yishai, Marzel: Shas activist's 'libel' lost us the election

Yachad party candidates sue Shas activist over charges his rumor-mongering damaged party's chances of passing electoral threshold.Moshe Cohen, 11/19/2015, 9:48 AM

'Synagogue destruction is a mark of Cain on the government'

Yachad head Yishai details how religious MKs can stop the 'desecration of G-d's name' but are not doing so, promises elections return.Eliran Aharon, 11/13/2015, 10:50 AM

Yishai rejects Deri's reconciliation offer

Yishai says Shas chairman's offer is nothing but a political spin.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2015, 3:15 AM

Deri makes surprising reconciliation offer to Yishai

In huge political curve ball, Shas head proposes Yishai disband Yachad and return, offering to cover his campaign debts.Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2015, 10:26 PM

'Deri has seven mandates, is doing zero work'

Yachad head Yishai condemns Shas head for quitting Economics Ministry, and ignoring his campaign promises to the poor.Reut Hadar, 10/26/2015, 7:46 AM

Eli Yishai: I Was Too Gentle with Deri During Elections

'I should have said the real things, when they were insulting me,' defeated Yishai says in first post-election interview.Gil Ronen, 6/23/2015, 11:18 AM

Former Shas Leader Reveals 'They're Persecuting Eli Yishai'

Nissim Ze'ev reveals the threats against debt-bound Yachad head, and how he is working to help Yishai and encourage others to do the same.Benny Toker, 6/19/2015, 11:24 AM

Yishai: Deri Turned Shas Into North Korea

Dealing with campaign debt, Yishai rules out rapprochement with 'dictator' Deri, says he was too 'soft' on him.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 6/5/2015, 10:54 AM

Deri-Yishai Saga in Shas Continues Even Post-Elections

Parliamentary aide asserts that boss, Shas MK Yaakov Margi, will not receive ministerial role because of aide's own relation to Eli Yishai.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 7:01 PM

Yishai: Yachad is Not Going Anywhere

Despite debts and inability to pass threshold to join the Knesset, Eli Yishai promises Yachad will continue to 'grow and flourish.'Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 3/29/2015, 10:06 AM

Firebomb Hurled at Yachad Support Rally at Yishai's Home

Anonymous attacker throws firebomb at Yishai supporters outside his Jerusalem home; Yishai: 'they stole election, democracy is gone.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 11:22 PM

Yachad Claims 'Election Fraud', Demands Investigation

Yachad-Ha'am Itanu, which did not pass the Knesset threshold, claims elections were rife with fraud, demands an investigation.Moshe Cohen, 3/19/2015, 12:24 PM

Eli Yishai Is In with 4 MKs, Say Two Polls

Channels 1 and 10 now says Yachad will enter the Knesset, as does Channel 20; Chetboun: 'we will make it.'Ari Yashar, Gil Ronen, 3/17/2015, 10:52 PM

Eli Yishai: Yachad Mandates Could Make or Break Next Government

Yachad ballots being hidden at polls, Yishai reveals in special interview - and calls on voters to be vigilant for the sake of the Right.Uzi Baruch, 3/17/2015, 12:06 PM

Yishai to Deri: Let's Work Together After Elections

With elections only one day away and after months of bitter tension, Yishai offers to work together with Deri, head of his former party.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 3/16/2015, 4:12 PM

Yachad to Demand Cancellation of Haredi Enlistment Law

Yishai's rabbi, Rabbi Mazuz, writes that the party will demand revocation of controversial law as coalition condition.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2015, 1:32 PM

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Calls to Vote for Yachad

In rare move Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu writes to his students, explaining why he moved from Jewish Home to Yachad and urging them to do likewise.Ari Yashar, 3/10/2015, 11:12 PM

Rabbi Yosef's Daughter Clarifies: Shas is Leftist

Bar-Shalom fears 'radical right government,' says Shas will push for two-state solution peace deal, and blames Jews for Arab 'hatred.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/10/2015, 3:41 PM

Shas Hotline Showcases Bitter Anger at Yishai

Shas hotline feature that allows callers to leave messages for friends filled with abuse against former Shas Chairman Eli Yishai.Cynthia Blank, 3/9/2015, 8:42 PM

Deri to Yishai: Recordings Don't Exist, So Pipe Down

After Yishai threatens to release clip that will bring Shas to its knees, party chair Aryeh Deri attacks him for continuing smear campaign.Reut Hadar, Cynthia Blank, 3/9/2015, 6:06 PM

Shas Releases Video: Rabbi Ovadia Endorses Deri

Latest salvo in video war over Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's blessing shows the rabbi announcing Deri as party head.Gil Ronen, 3/9/2015, 12:26 PM

Marzel in Tel Aviv: We Will Save Israel from Infiltrators

Ha'am Itanu and Otzma Yehudit tour southern Tel Aviv, come across unrepentant infiltrators and vow to 'fight for the existence of Israel.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 3/9/2015, 8:17 AM

Eli Yishai: New Recordings Would Drop Shas from Knesset

Eli Yishai says new recordings of the late Rabbi are 'earth-shattering' and would cause Shas not to pass the threshold.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2015, 9:52 PM

Marzel: Attacks on Yishai are Attacks on the Right

Smear campaign claiming Eli Yishai is a 'leftist' are part of an agenda from an extreme-left journalist, 'harm the Right,' Marzel says.Orly Harari and Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2015, 7:49 PM

Terror Attack Proves Israel Needs an 'Iron Hand'

Politicians weigh in on morning's terror attack in Jerusalem, call for change of status and death penalty against terrorists.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/6/2015, 12:02 PM

Yachad Fined NIS 4,000 for Campaign Violations

The Central Elections Committee fined Eli Yishai's Yachad party NIS 4,000 for displaying images of a 12 year old child in an elections ad.Yaakov Levi , 3/5/2015, 4:34 PM

Rabbi Yosef Gave Yishai Permission to Form a New Party

New posthumous video reveals Shas spiritual leader on his hospital bed gave Yishai the go-ahead to form Ha'am Itanu.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/4/2015, 10:29 PM

Yishai Promises Security Policy Change in Jerusalem

In night tour of 'seam line' with Marzel and Bar-Eli, Ha'am Itanu head pledges to bring enforcement, sovereignty to beleaguered capital.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 12:30 PM

Marzel to Bennett: Prove Yourself Before Preaching to Others

Baruch Marzel attacks Naftali Bennett for including Eli Yishai in list of party leaders who 'support transfer of land to Arabs.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/19/2015, 11:47 AM

Likud MKs: We Need a Law to Keep Zoabi Out of the Knesset

MKs on the right slammed the High Court for allowing United Arab List MK Hanin Zoabi to run for the Knesset in the upcoming elections.Yaakov Levi, 2/18/2015, 5:55 PM

Yishai's Party Pledges Unity in Jerusalem

Ha'am Itanu conference draws over a thousand in capital, calls to unite behind the Torah and defend the land of Israel.Ari Yashar, 2/18/2015, 8:33 AM

IDF Colonel Named as Ha'am Itanu Election Day Director

Col. Erez Wiener, previously aide to former Chief of Staff Ashkenazi, appointed as elections day headquarters director.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 2/17/2015, 10:54 PM

Yahad Rabbi Sharpens Position against Shas

Rabbi Meir Mazuz calls on longtime Shas voters to consider voting for Eli Yishai, in a toughening of his stand.Gil Ronen, 2/17/2015, 11:47 AM

Poll: Who Do Religious Israelis Vote For?

The majority of traditional, national-religious, haredi Israelis choose religious parties - and demand that women be included on all lists.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2015, 8:18 AM

Haredi Voters, Choose Yachad!

The upcoming election should be an easy call for many in the haredi community, particularly those committed to the territorial integrity of Eretz Yisroel. Michoel Loeb Dobry, 2/16/2015, 6:47 AM

Ha'am Itanu Party's Holon Offices Vandalized

Officials of Yahad-Ha'am Itanu filed a complaint with police Wednesday over vandalism and damage to the party's headquarters in Holon.Yaakov Levi , 2/11/2015, 7:45 PM

Yishai Vows 'We Won't Sit in Govt. Discussing Jewish Expulsion'

Ha'am Itanu head marks Gush Katif Day warning threat of expelling Jews remains, tells Arutz Sheva about Baruch Marzel union.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2015, 11:22 AM

Yishai: I Will Ask for the Interior Ministry in Next Government

Yachad-Ha’am Itanu chairman says he will ask to be Interior Minister in the next Cabinet in order to fight illegal infiltration from Africa.Ben Ariel, 2/10/2015, 5:16 AM

Eli Yishai: Bloc with Otzma Yehudit 'to Avoid Another Oslo'

Yishai tells Arutz Sheva that in 1992, the Right lost two seats because of disunity, and Oslo resulted. 'We won't let that happen.'Ari Soffer, 2/1/2015, 7:10 PM

'Shas MKs Live Through Agony Every Day'

MK and Shas party founder Nissim Ze'ev reveals: Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri is 'obsessed' with control, slandering Eli Yishai.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 2/1/2015, 8:11 AM

Marzel Refuses to Shake Hand of 'Anti-Israel' Judge

As Yishai's party submits list, Otzma Yehudit's lone representative makes a symbolic act against Arab judge who 'opposes Israel and IDF.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2015, 11:10 PM

Yishai's List Finalizes - With Marzel, But Not Ben-Ari

Chetboun's threats to quit defused and Otzma Yehudit added but only with one spot; Chetboun's rabbi pulls support for the party over union.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/29/2015, 8:33 PM

Chetboun Threatens to Quit Ha'am Itanu Party

With the deadline for submission of their final lists looming, Eli Yishai and Naftali Bennett were racing to complete their candidate slate.Moshe Cohen , 1/29/2015, 3:04 PM

Group to Advocate Haredi Workers' Rights

Haredi Workers' Group chooses representatives to push for funding, integration for haredi community in the workforce in historic move.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 3:43 PM

Ben-Ari Says Unity With Yishai By 6 Tonight

After last chance meeting by Ha'am Itanu's rabbis, Ben-Ari says unity to be sealed by evening - unless additional demands leveled.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2015, 3:04 PM

Yishai Collapses Otzma Yehudit Talks by Banning Temple Mount

In shocking last minute demands, Yishai's party demands Otzma Yehudit enter coalition at cost of ideology for yeshiva budgets.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/28/2015, 12:14 AM

Yishai Offers Marzel 4th Spot Instead of Ben-Ari

In zero hour talks Yishai makes an odd offer retracting his initial rejection, which may still see the parties get past threshold together.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 9:49 PM

'National Religious Factionalism Will Create an Arab Knesset'

Temple Institute head Rabbi Ariel slams ex-soccer player's addition to Jewish Home list, laments 'factionalism' of religious-Zionist public.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 4:12 PM

Otzma Yehudit Reveals Why Yishai Joint List Talks Failed

Ben-Ari's party and Ha'am Itanu discussed joint list to avoid 'lost right-wing votes' - but a Yishai associate allegedly 'torpedoed' it.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 1/26/2015, 10:08 AM

Yishai – Ben Ari Talks at Impasse

Otzma Yehudit wants 4th and 6th spots reserved for it in joint list and demands Temple Mount issue as a plank in the platform.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 1/25/2015, 10:04 PM

Report: R' Haim Amsalem, Eli Yishai Discussing Joint List

Rabbi Haim Amsalem and Eli Yishai, both Shas defectors, reportedly in serious talks over possible joint list ahead of Thursday deadline.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 1/25/2015, 9:38 PM

Eli Yishai Accuses US of Intervening in Israeli Elections

Yachad - Ha'am Itanu Chairman Eli Yishai defends Netanyahu's right to speak at Congress; slams US and Israeli detractors.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2015, 2:13 PM

Ben-Ari Says Yishai Refused the 'Demand of the Public'

Otzma Yehudit chair says he tried to pursue joint list - but Yishai 'refuses to meet' amid fears both rightist parties won't make it.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 1/23/2015, 12:15 PM

Eli Yishai Refuses to Run on Joint List with Otzma Yehudit

Rabbi Lior gets negative message from Yishai, whose sources fear 'extremist' stigma in apparent desire to compromise for coalition spot.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 1/23/2015, 10:29 AM