'Submissive' Deri Officially Returns to Head Shas

It's official: after two weeks away in a measured ploy to gain backing and overcome damaging recordings, Deri is back at the helm of Shas.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 1/12/2015, 12:31 PM

Shas MK Atias Resigns; Torah Sages Appoint Replacement

Ariel Atias announces he is taking a break from the Knesset; the Shas rabbinical leadership must now seek a replacementYosef Berger, 6/19/2014, 6:45 PM

Shas Council’s First Meeting without Rabbi Yosef

The Shas council will discuss hareidi enlistment, school system for first time since Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s passing.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 11:49 AM

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft 'Edict'

Israeli rabbis are headed to the US to stop the "edict" on drafting hareidi youths, MK Meir Porush wrote in a letter to the US ambassadorDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 10:12 PM

It's Official: Deri Named Shas Leader

MK Aryeh Deri officially named as the leader of the Shas party, replacing Eli Yishai who chaired the party over the last 13 years.Elad Benari, 5/2/2013, 11:54 PM

Hareidi Rabbis: What to Do When Call-Up Comes?

Hareidi rabbis debate approach young Torah students should take when summoned to report for IDF service.Maayana Miskin, 12/4/2012, 11:45 PM