Eli Yishai for Mayor of Jerusalem?

Sephardic rabbis reportedly pushing for Yahad party founder and former Shas chief Eli Yishai to run for Mayor of Jerusalem - on Shas ticket.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 10:59 AM

Olmert says haredi Kabbalist predicted Hezbollah attack

Former prime minister says haredi Kabbalist correctly warned that Hezbollah would attack Israeli missile boat during Second Lebanon War.Tzvi Lev, 3/18/2018, 7:34 AM

Could a joint Feiglin-Yishai list make it into the Knesset?

New poll sheds light on smaller faction's chances of passing electoral threshold for the Knesset.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 8:55 PM

Aryeh Deri grilled by police for sixth time

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri is interrogated by police Thursday over a slew of allegations, including tax evasion and money laundering.Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 12:29 PM

Deri: Eli Yishai will not return to Shas

Shas leader Aryeh Deri discounts rumors of former party leader Yishai's return, claims he will run with Likud. 'He will not return to Shas.'Tzvi Lev, 1/14/2018, 8:50 AM

Eli Yishai returning to Shas?

Sources in Council of Torah Sages discuss possibility of uniting Shas with Yishai's party over concerns that Shas won't pass threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2018, 8:19 AM

'Interior Minister needs to listen to the experts'

Former MK Eli Yishai warns Interior Minister Deri that if the Supermarket Law's issues aren't fixed, the Supreme Court may shoot it down.Michal Levi, 12/27/2017, 3:13 PM

Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Shas head denies swirling rumors that it will run with former leader Eli Yishai's Yahad party. 'We don't need reinforcements.'Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 5:46 PM

Eli Yishai doesn't rule out running with Shas

Despite ugly in-fighting, former Shas head Eli Yishai says he would run with party in order to help Shas cross electoral threshold.Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 10:30 AM

Shas rabbis blast Eli Yishai for attacks on Aryeh Deri

Shas rabbis slam former Shas leader Eli Yishai after he accused current leader Aryeh Deri of 'lying to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef'.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 4:04 PM

'Deri lied to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef'

Former MK Eli Yishai says Interior Minister Deri doesn't care about what is good, sanctifies hatred, and lied to late Chief Rabbi Yosef.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 1:40 PM

Will PM's bid to lower electoral threshold help Feiglin, Yishai?

Could move to drop Knesset threshold from 3.25% to 2% help Eli Yishai, Moshe Feiglin return to the Knesset?David Rosenberg, 10/22/2017, 10:34 PM

Will Shas be left out of the next Knesset?

Shas, which once held 17 seats, plummets in latest poll to just 4, almost falling below minimum threshold.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2017, 5:05 PM

Shas and Yahad to merge?

Son of Shas' spiritual head meets with Rabbi Meir Mazuz from Eli Yishai's party, reportedly offers to merge two warring parties.Tzvi Lev, 10/9/2017, 11:35 PM

Eli Yishai to run again for Knesset on Yahad list

Ex-Interior Minister and former Shas chief Eli Yishai says new Yahad party, which narrowly missed minimum threshold in 2015, to run again.David Rosenberg, 10/8/2017, 6:41 PM

'The Supreme Court has given a visa to every infiltrator'

Chairman of Yahad party Eli Yishai protests Supreme Court decision prohibiting involuntary deportation of infiltrators.Eli Yishai, 8/29/2017, 12:51 PM

Could Eli Yishai, Baruch Marzel make it into the next Knesset?

New poll shows right-wing Yahad party almost clearing electoral threshold. Likud still leads, with clear mandate to form next government.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2017, 9:23 AM

Shas: We will always support the right-wing candidate

Interior Minister Deri talks about submarine investigation, election, and what he thinks of Netanyahu as prime minister.Arutz Sheva, 7/14/2017, 8:40 AM

Shas denies contact with Eli Yishai

Torah Sages Council president's son who reportedly discussed leadership transfer possibility with Yishai issues sweeping denial.Mordechai Sones, 6/1/2017, 12:54 PM

Eli Yishai blasts Deri for foot-dragging on TA supermarket case

'Deri’s conduct is like that of a boy who kills his father and then cries that he’s an orphan.'Ben Shaul, 4/20/2017, 1:17 PM

'Amona wouldn't have been destroyed on my watch'

Former Interior Minister Eli Yishai says that had he been part of the coalition, he would have prevented the demolition of Amona.Benny Tocker, 2/3/2017, 3:07 AM

Pardon in order - government conduct 'disgraceful'

Former Minister Eli Yishai relates to verdict in Elor Azariya trial: 'We are becoming a laughingstock in the world.'Eliran Aharon, 1/9/2017, 7:37 PM

'No reason Eritrean illegal immigrants can't be sent back'

Former Minster Eli Yishai says that the time has come for Israel to return illegal migrants from Eritrea to their homeland.Eliran Aharon, 12/1/2016, 6:44 PM

'The system has lost its way'

Former Shas leader Eli Yishai gave a show of support to Elor Azaryia at a hearing on Tuesday. 'I fear the message this gives to soldiers'.Eliran Aharon, 7/26/2016, 8:11 PM

Rabbi Mazuz and Eli Yishai visit bereaved Rabbi Cohen

For the first time since election, R' Mazuz and Eli Yishai visit R' Cohen who is sitting Shiva for his wifeArutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2016, 2:14 PM

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