Eli Yishai Expected to Announce Yachad - Ha'am Itanu ListList to include mix of candidates from hareidi, national-religious sectors; sources say Otzma Yehudit pact unlikely.
Yishai Urges Likud: Oust Candidate from List - Or Lose ElectionsYachad-Ha'am Itanu leader says Yoav Kish's comments supporting a divided Jerusalem will give voters the wrong message.
Deri: I Call on Those who Left Shas to Come BackShas chairman calls on those who left the party to return - including Eli Yishai, who recently formed his own party.
Deri: There is No Sacred Covenant with the RightDuring a panel discussion with fellow hareidi MKs, Aryeh Deri discusses his feud with Eli Yishai and plans for the next Knesset.
'Where Were Bibi and Bennett at Terror Victim Arami's Funeral?'Otzma Yehudit head Ben-Ari slams leaders for 'turning Israel into France,' says his campaign is to stop 'conquering from within.'
Yishai on Leaked Videos: That's Not My WayHa'am Itanu chairman makes clear that he had nothing to do with the leaked tapes showing Rabbi Ovadia Yosef speaking out against Aryeh Deri.
Beyond the Controversy: Who are Ha'am Itanu?Hareidim, religious-Zionists and 'traditional' Jews championing Jewish identity and social justice - this is more than just Shas 2.0.
Shas Founder: 'If Maran Was Alive This Wouldn't Have Happened'Shas MK and founding member Nissim Ze'ev laments lost friendship between Yishai, Deri, but says separation ultimately for the best.
Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri to Resign?Deri to submit resignation to Shas Council of Torah Sages after R' Ovadiah Yosef recording scandal; request only approved if they accept.
Rabbi Yosef's Children 'Cynically Used' to Defend DeriChildren of Shas spiritual head gather at grave to back Deri and decry 'desecration of honor,' after recording revealed him slamming Deri.
Technical Bloc: The Answer for Otzma Yehudit-Ha'am Itanu Unity?Ben-Gvir reveals Yishai hedging against joint list with Ben-Ari's party out of desire to join Netanyahu coalition - but there is a way.
Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Rabbi Yosef RecordingsRabbi Mazuz, guide to Yishai's new party, says it was not Yishai who released tape showing Shas spiritual head slamming 'evil' Deri.
Explosive Tape Shows Rabbi Yosef Slamming 'Evil' Aryeh DeriNever before seen recordings show former Shas spiritual head rejecting Deri over corruption; 'Why would I betray Eli Yishai?'
Eli Yishai Backs Netanyahu for Prime MinisterHa'am Itanu chairman's support follows reports of a Netanyahu-Yishai alliance to weaken Left, Shas.
Shas Embarrassed After Spiritual Leader Insults YishaiOfficials in Shas distance themselves from comments made by Rabbi Shalom Cohen against Eli Yishai and his rabbinic counsel.
Eli Yishai: If Only People Knew What Rabbi Yosef Really SaidYishai says Rabbi Yosef never supported Oslo Accords; says recordings could reveal all and give him ten mandates.
Yishai Vows 'We Will Prevent Withdrawals, Terrorist Releases'Ha'am Itanu head says in conference his new party will guide the next government to stop freezes, and unite the Jewish people.
Chaim Amsalem May Lead Third Sephardic Party into ElectionsAm Shalem party looks likely to run again, adding to Shas party's headache by further splitting Sephardi-hareidi vote.
Why Was Eli Yishai's First Show of Force Cancelled?Be'er Sheva branch organizer claims rabbis convinced him to back Shas instead - but was there a personal interest involved?
Rabbi Criticizes Tekuma's 'Moral Mistake' in Joining Jewish HomeTekuma Central Committee member slams faction, says union with Eli Yishai and hareidim would have been 'historic.'
Calls for Unity Pact Between Yishai, Otzma YehuditDisunity between Israel's national-religious parties harming the community, group says - and suggest Yishai and Ben-Ari form a joint bloc.
Hareidi-Religious Fear Loss of Nationalist VotesHow does Eli Yishai's new party affect the Ashkenazi hareidi camp, and will it go left or right?
Netanyahu Sources: Cooperation with Yishai's PartyNetanyahu reportedly is overjoyed at Yishai's party weakening Labor-supporting Shas, wants it to be strong - even at expense of Likud votes.
Yishai May 'Play His Hand' Against Deri Over TV AttackSources close to Yishai say Deri breached agreement in 'settlement' tirade, say they aren't concerned over polls or Tekuma decision.
A Political Party That Calls Knit Kippa Wearers AmalekIf that is the level of political discourse, Israeli parties, including Shas, are in dire need of a change in behavior.
Deri Launches Verbal Tirade Against Eli Yishai, 'Settlers'Shas Chairman accuses Eli Yishai of 'going against Maran,' says that money for 'settlers' against R' Ovadiah's wishes.
Man Arrested for Threatening Eli YishaiA man, 25, arrested Monday for threatening MK Eli Yishai was brought to court Thursday, where police requested further detention.
MK Horowitz: Look Where Extremism Brings UsMK Horowitz (Meretz) condemns the possibility Orit Struk may be left off the National Union list if the party were to join Yachad.
Shas Members Berate Yishai For 'His Lies'In a harsh letter sent by several Shas MKs to Eli Yishai, MKs criticize Yishai for his 'fabricated' claims against Aryeh Deri.
Ariel and Yishai Meet as Jewish Home Split LoomsYishai meets Ariel for first time after forming new party; Ariel expected to decide on whether or not to leave Jewish Home by weekend.
Yishai Split With Deri Because He 'Leans to the Left'Yishai notes his nationalist opinions created tension with Deri, as did Deri's attempts to limit him; chose not to hold 'putsch.'
Veteran Shas MK: It's Too Bad that Eli Yishai LeftMK Nissim Ze’ev expresses regret that Eli Yishi left Shas but says, "You cannot split Shas. Yishai will turn to other audiences."
Eli Yishai's New Party Won't Allow Women MKsPact with National Union looking increasingly unlikely as Yachad party's spiritual head stresses hareidi stance against women MKs.
Panicked Shas 'Liable to Disappear from Political Map'Senior Shas source tells Arutz Sheva party is in a dither after polls show Yishai took half their votes; 'we definitely have a problem.'
Yishai Break Splits Shas Electorate Power in HalfPoll shows Yishai's new Yachad party gets four seats, leaves Shas with four, amid speculation of Yachad union with nationalist parties.
State Assigns Security Detail for Eli YishaiFears high for Yishai's personal safety after Shas supporters storm Yachad party announcement Monday.
Eli Yishai Announces New Party: 'Yachad'After last-ditch attempt to keep him in Shas failed, Eli Yishai announced Monday he is forming a new party to be called Yachad.
Last Ditch Attempt to Keep Yishai in Shas FailsRabbis met as Yishai is poised to declare his new party; MK Chetboun after leaving Jewish Home says joining Yishai 'has been raised.'
New Nationalist Bloc of Yishai, Ariel and Ben-Ari?Ben-Gvir dispels rumor of talks with Yishai, Ariel, but tells Arutz Sheva he's open to possibility of an ideological religious bloc.
Chetboun Resigns from Jewish HomeJewish Home MK announces he will not run with the party in the next elections, is believed to be joining Eli Yishai's new party.
Eli Yishai Registers New Party: 'Maran'The name is the honorific by which Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was known. If it is not approved, the party will be called Yahad.
Deri's Answer to Yishai Bolt: Get Women More Involved in ShasIf Eli Yishai plans to bolt Shas and take right-wing votes with him, Aryeh Deri will make up those votes with more support from women.
Deri Instructed Not to Meet with YishaiShas Council of Torah Sages instructs MK Aryeh Deri not to meet MK Eli Yishai on Sunday as originally planned.
Nationalist-Hareidi Party ‘Will Move Knesset Rightward’The planned union between Eli Yishai of Shas and Uri Ariel of Jewish Home may receive 7 MKs, polls show.
Report: Eli Yishai is Leaving ShasMK will either form a party with Uri Ariel, form a Sephardic competitor to Shas or quit politics.
Yishai Gets Hareidi Leader's 'Blessing' for New Party with ArielSources close to Yishai say meeting with Rabbi Shteinman Friday paves way for Shas split, solidifying deal splitting Jewish Home as well.
Shas Split Imminent: Deri 'Doesn't Need Yishai'Closed conversations reveal Deri deriding his rival Yishai, 'offered him what we offered out of mercy for the guy.'
Key Sephardic Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with YishaiProminent rabbis warn Shas over Deri's demands pressing Yishai out, hint more strongly at a union with Ariel splitting Jewish Home too.
Deri's Demands on Yishai Pave Way for Shas SplitDeri and Yishai 'entrenching in positions' as demands of each become known, split likely barring unforeseen developments.
Will Ariel and Yishai Form a New Party?Arutz Sheva has learned that Housing Minister Uri Ariel and MK Eli Yishai discussed the possibility of establishing a joint party.
Report: Death Threats Made Against MK Eli YishaiAnonymous phone calls to the MK threatened him with 'stabbing' if he switched parties. Are internal Shas tensions to blame?
Deri and Yishai Meet, Decide to Work TogetherFor the first time in a year, long-time rivals Aryeh Deri and Eli Yishai, held a one-on-one meeting in Bnei Brak.
Thousands Gather for Sukkot in HevronMasses flock to Cave of the Patriarchs for major holiday - and are undeterred by first rains of the season.
MKs Support Gush Etzion Building Projects at Outpost EventOfir Akunis, Eli Yishai, regional leaders flock to support construction in Judea- Samaria; say Israel will prevail over building freeze.
Shas Sources Say 'Aryeh Deri Made Party Leftist'Senior sources slam Deri for steering party leftward for 'narrow political interests,' call for return of Eli Yishai as party head.
MK Pushes to Make Oslo Accords 'National Tragedy'Shas MK Eli Yishai, head of Home Front Committee, says Oslo Accords enabled Hamas to become stronger.
Minister Demands Israel Liquidate Hamas LeadershipKatz calls to 'crush the snake's head'; MK Yishai says Gaza weapons technology must be 'sent back 40 years' to defend Israel.