Hundreds of women call on Aryeh Deri to stop Women of the Wall

Petition wants interior minister to stop the feminist group from 'provoking quarrels in such a holy place' ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 6:42 PM

Deri scuttles book launch of terrorist

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri intervenes to block party celebrating terrorist who murdered IDF soldier Moshe Tamam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 2:42 AM

'Aryeh Deri has changed. He only cares about the Lithuanians'

Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef's daughter Adina Bar Shalom blasts Shas leader Aryeh Deri, alleges he goes against her father's will.Tzvi Lev, 11/29/2018, 4:13 PM

Shas' spiritual leader supports Deri

Head of Shas council of Torah Sages tells Shas chairman he is being wrongly persecuted.Michal Levy, 11/21/2018, 2:38 AM

Sufficient evidence to indict Shas chief, police say

Shas chief suspected of fraud, breach of trust, tax violations on millions of shekels, and providing false statement to Comptroller.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2018, 9:37 AM

Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins Kulanu head Kahlon, calls for new elections following Liberman's resignation from the Defense Ministry.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 4:06 PM

Aryeh Deri infuriated: 'They stole the elections'

Shas leader goes on the attack after haredi infighting disqualifies leading Shas mayoral candidate in Elad.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2018, 10:20 AM

'A disgrace, Supreme Court decision was a huge victory for BDS'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri joins other ministers and MKs in outrage after High Court rules BDS advocate be allowed to stay in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2018, 9:47 PM

Arab TV host's marriage to Jewish actor draws criticism

Minister Deri refers to mixed wedding of Lucy Aharish and Jewish actor, saying 'It's not right ... If she likes Judaism there's conversion.'Mordechai Sones, 10/11/2018, 11:32 AM

Religious affairs minister struggling for his life

Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri calls on public to pray for health of Minister David Azoulay, whose condition due to cancer has worsened.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2018, 9:30 AM

'The media ignores the disaster that Oslo caused'

Former MK Moshe Feiglin rejects Deri's remarks on Oslo Accords, blasts distortion of history.Benny Tocker, 9/14/2018, 5:05 AM

Deri: I 'wanted to' oppose Oslo

Interior Minister claims in Rabin government he wanted to oppose Oslo plan, but spiritual mentor Rabbi Ovadia Yosef ordered him to refrain.Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 1:18 PM

'My heart is with southern Tel Aviv residents'

Interior minister addresses the burning of his picture at a protest of southern Tel Aviv residents. 'I did everything I could.'Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 10:23 AM

'We remember the Philippine's 1947 vote'

At start of meeting with Philippine President, Netanyahu tells of Filipino nurse who treated his father and uncle.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2018, 3:49 PM

Argentinian soccer star scrambles to stay in Israel

Argentinian soccer player living in Israel for a decade loses contract - and faces deportation - but hopes to stay in country.JTA, 9/2/2018, 3:58 PM

'Protests do not justify burning pictures of ministers'

PM Netanyahu condemns burning of pictures of Interior Minister Aryeh Deri at protest of southern Tel Aviv residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 11:52 AM

'A red line was crossed'

Outrage after anti-infiltration demonstrators in Tel Aviv documented burning photos of Minister Aryeh Deri.Hezki Baruch, 8/31/2018, 12:05 AM

'Thanks for being a proud Jew and not performing on Shabbat'

Shas leader Aryeh Deri says Mizrahit music star Omer Adam's commercial success is due to well-known refusal to perform on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 7:01 PM

Protests after Eyal Golan slated to appear at 'Selichot' event

Feminist groups say Israeli singer who was involved in scandal with underage girls shouldn't appear with Chief Rabbi at Selichot event.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 4:58 PM

Israel to refund buyers of temporary passports

Large numbers of Israelis were forced to shell out for a temporary passport after the switch to a biometric passport overloaded the system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2018, 1:37 PM

Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Following pressure from haredi parties, Defense Minisrry waives ban on overseas flights for haredim avoiding IDF service.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 10:19 PM

Report: Former senior cop alleges Deri was framed

Former Police Brigadier General and whistleblower Guy Bir asks what prompted police probe against Aryeh Deri.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 9:00 AM

Mayor vows not to enforce Shabbat commerce ban

After Aryeh Deri nixes Shabbat commerce in cities all across Israel, Givatayim mayor says business will continue operating on day of rest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 6:36 PM

Report: Police to recommend Deri be indicted for tax offenses

According to a report, police wrap up a multi-year probe into Shas leader and recommends he be put on trial for tax offenses.Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 9:45 AM

Lapid livid: Netanyahu caved to the haredim

Yesh Atid chairman angry after Interior Minister outlaws Shabbat commerce in a slew of cities across Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 8/6/2018, 6:03 AM

Deri nixes Shabbat commerce in a slew of cities

Interior Minister invokes controversial 'Supermarket Law' forbidding Shabbat business in Modiin, Givatayim, and others.Tzvi Lev, 8/5/2018, 9:07 PM

Shas MK launches scathing attack on Netanyahu

'We can't trust Netanyahu. He promotes Liberman's Conversion Bill and wants to give the Kotel to the Reform.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 7:13 PM

Model Shashi Naidoo kept out of Israel

South African model caves to BDS pressure, cancels Israel contracts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 2:44 PM

BDS activist banned from entering Israel

Leading activist of Ramallah-based BDS National Committee banned from entering Israel by Interior Minister Aryeh Deri.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 9:47 PM

Attorney General supports LBGT High Court petition

Attorney General says allowing birth certificates for adopted children to list 2 same sex fathers a matter of equality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 4:24 PM

Deri opposes registering same-sex couples as parents

“This is a matter of principle regarding the roots of the family structure in Israel,” said Interior Minister Aryeh Deri.Jonathan Benedek, 7/23/2018, 2:53 PM

BDS activist from Holland refused entry into Israel

Ministers order BDS activist Lydia de Leeuw to be denied entry into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 12:38 PM

Interior Minister: Cabinet leaks intended to harm Bennett

Interior Minister Deri says Cabinet member who leaked argument did so in order to harm Education Minister Bennett's standing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 11:22 AM

BDS activist denied entry to Israel

Ariel Elyse Gold, a known anti-Israel activist, prevented from entering Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 7/2/2018, 12:36 AM

Western Wall vote postponed

Minister Deri asks PM to consult with Chief Rabbis about Western Wall. Netanyahu accepts request, vote postponed.Mordechai Sones, 7/1/2018, 1:56 PM

'If placing explosives and injuring 24 isn't extreme, what is?'

Interior Minister Deri slams Tel Aviv court for ruling that Tel Aviv bus terrorist's actions are 'not unusual or extreme.'Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2018, 3:18 PM

'Iran doesn't grasp the magnitude of the blow it suffered'

Interior Minister tours northern border after Iranian attack from Syria. 'We will not allow Iran to establish itself in Syria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 10:44 PM

Deri held secret meeting in attempt to reverse Shas' decline

Report says Shas leader convened secret meeting in order to reverse faction's plummet in the polls and battle talk of Eli Yishai's return.Tzvi Lev, 5/1/2018, 2:54 PM

Eli Yishai: Rejoining Shas still a possibility

Former Shas leader says he is willing to merge his Yahad party with the Shas party for the sake of haredi unity.Gary Willig, 4/26/2018, 10:07 PM

'Detention facilities for illegal infiltrators to reopen'

PM Netanyahu, Minister Deri to push for the Overrule Clause following failure to deport infiltrators to third country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 8:04 PM

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

Report: Deri to be charged with tax offenses

Police not to recommend charges for most serious offenses against Interior Minister following investigations.Gary Willig, 4/23/2018, 12:15 AM

Israel to recognize Reform conversions - with haredi backing?

Conversion committee set up by PM, Shas leader reportedly to submit bill recognizing conversions of established Jewish communities.Gary Willig, 4/22/2018, 9:54 PM

Haaretz publisher removes racist tweet following outcry

Publisher of left-wing Haaretz newspaper deletes comment comparing Sephardic woman's family to monkeys.JTA, 4/17/2018, 2:35 PM

Deri gives Ethiopian Jew, Bible Quiz contestant Israeli ID card

Ethiopian Jewish teenager whose father, siblings live in Israel, had been initially required to leave country after annual Bible quiz.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2018, 12:04 PM

Liberman slams Haaretz publisher

Defense Minister tells owner and publisher of left wing newspaper to 'stop poisoning Israeli society' after tweet many consider racist.Tzvi Lev, 4/15/2018, 5:05 PM

Haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh?

Sephardic Shas party anxiously awaits decision by UTJ counterparts whether to run own candidate for Beit Shemesh mayoral elections.Tzvi Lev, 4/12/2018, 4:54 PM

Interior Minister investigates how Dublin mayor entered Israel

Interior Minister Deri says he forbade Dublin mayor from entering Israel, is investigating how error occurred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 9:59 AM

Mayor of Dublin enters Ramallah despite prohibition

Ministers Erdan and Deri prevent Dublin Mayor from entering Israel because of his support for BDS. In practice, he arrived in Ramallah.Ben Ariel, 4/11/2018, 12:05 AM

Deri denies he took part in drafting infiltrator agreement

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri insists PM hatched migrants deal with the UN without informing him.Tzvi Lev, 4/5/2018, 4:21 PM

Deri: No plans for a Joint Haredi List

Shas head Aryeh Deri dismisses claims Shas will run on joint list with Ashkenazi-haredi UTJ in order to pass electoral threshold.Tzvi Lev, 3/29/2018, 9:36 PM

Netanyahu family investigation completed

Prime Minister's interrogation took place in his private residence, but wife and son interrogated at Lahav 433 offices in Lod.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2018, 5:41 PM

Interior Minister to revoke residency of terrorists?

Interior Minister Deri weighs revoking residency status of 12 Arabs involved in terror.Ido Ben Porat, 3/19/2018, 4:58 PM

We'll deport the infiltrators - justice will prevail in the end

Interior Minister says Supreme Court injunction against deportations just a speed bump on road to removal of illegal immigrants.Ido Ben Porat, 3/15/2018, 7:59 PM

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.Elad Benari, 3/14/2018, 12:05 AM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's daughter forms new political party

Adina Bar-Shalom, daughter of late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, forms new political party. 'Deri doesn't represent my father's legacy'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 8:58 AM

Deri in Amichai: A great privilege

Interior Ministry visits new community being built for the evicted residents of Amona.Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2018, 4:43 AM