Religious Affairs Ministry

What Will Happen to Jewish Home's Jewish Identity Program?

Jewish Home launched program to teach more Torah to the wider public, but Shas being in control could see a backtrack, Rabbi says.Benny Toker, 5/15/2015, 12:06 PM

Jewish Home Outraged Over Coalition Agreement with Shas

Jewish Home, upset that Religious Affairs Ministry was given to Shas, plans to demand another ministry as "compensation".Hezki Baruch and Ido Ben Porat, 5/5/2015, 3:15 AM

Clock Ticking on Coalition Talks

As deadline looms, Likud's major problem is finding a solution to Religious Affairs debate as well as keeping Yisrael Beytenu in line.Shimon Cohen, 5/3/2015, 9:24 AM

Deri: I Will Not Accept a Deputy Minister from Jewish Home

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri says Religious Affairs Ministry will remain squarely in hands of Shas, with no interference from Jewish Home.Cynthia Blank, 5/3/2015, 8:37 AM

Deri and Bennett Continue to Feud Over Religion Ministry

With UTJ and Kulanu on board, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu turns his attention to finishing off deals with Shas and Jewish Home.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 7:54 AM

Jewish Home to Bennett: Don't Give Up Religious Affairs Ministry

Jewish Home council members and deputy mayors are calling on Naftali Bennett to keep pushing for the religious affairs ministry.Chezky Ezra, Matt Wanderman, 4/27/2015, 4:14 PM

Deri Refuses to Accept Economy Ministry

After complaining that Netanyahu had not given him a concrete offer on the Interior Ministry, Deri refuses to accept Economy Ministry.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 4/26/2015, 3:01 PM

Bennett Threatens to Stop Coalition Talks with Likud

Jewish Home chairman says his party will end coalition negotiations if Shas is given the Religious Affairs Ministry.Elad Benari, 4/20/2015, 12:12 AM

Jewish Home, Shas At War Over Ministries?

Tension builds between potential coalition partners as Shas asks to free Religious Affairs Ministry from Jewish Home 'imprisonment.'Moshe Cohen , 3/25/2015, 9:16 PM

Bill to Hold Municipal Rabbis Accountable for Incompetence

Religious Services Ministry bill to allow municipal rabbis to be disciplined in the event of incompetence passes in Ministerial Committee.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 4:01 PM