'Find a solution and end the Jerusalem strike now'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri intervenes in effort to end ongoing Jerusalem strike that has shut down garbage removal, closed kindergartens.Nitsan Keidar, 1/31/2017, 9:56 AM

Report: Netanyahu refused Deri's request to apologize to Mexico

Interior Minister demanded that Netanyahu apologize to Mexico for his apparent support of border wall, but Netanyahu refused.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2017, 6:06 AM

Cabinet to authorize Deri on Shabbat supermarket law

The cabinet is expected to authorize Interior Minister Aryeh Deri to decide the issue of opening supermarkets on Shabbat and holidays.Haim Lev, 1/26/2017, 12:55 PM

Israel to accept 100 children from Syria

Israel to accept 100 orphans from Syria, the first time it is accepting refugees from the Syrian Civil War.Gary Willig, 1/25/2017, 9:38 PM

Deri revokes status of relatives of Armon Hanatziv terrorist

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri revoked residency status of 11 relatives of Armon Hanatziv terrorist, says it will 'deter potential attackers".Yoel Domb, 1/25/2017, 5:15 PM

Deri says regional school registration law will not pass

Shas leader Aryeh Deri concedes that regional school registration law to combat discrimination of Sephardic girls will not pass in Knesset.Michal Levy, 1/19/2017, 9:37 PM

Coalition agrees to support banishing terrorist families

At the last minute the coalition agreed to support Yesh Atid proposal to banish families of terrorists from East Jerusalem.Hezky Baruch, 1/17/2017, 10:56 PM

Deri: Give backing to the Prime Minister

Shas leader says should be backed by coalition as long as the law allows him to remain in office, hopes Netanyahu will not have to resign.Hezki Baruch and Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2017, 3:33 PM

Deri to revoke citizenship of terrorist's family

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri to revoke citizenship of family of terrorist who perpetrated Armon Hanatziv attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2017, 11:24 AM

'There will be no coalition if businesses open on the Sabbath'

Shas leader Aryeh Deri threatens to topple coalition if not given power to force businesses to close on the Sabbath.Gary Willig, 1/1/2017, 5:42 PM

Deri: Claims against haredi Israelis “border on incitement”

Interior Minister expresses outrage at the claims that budget cuts were designed to transfer funds to the haredi public.Haim Lev, 12/19/2016, 9:54 PM

Interior Minister: No recognition for Reform Movement

Aryeh Deri told a delegation of 100 Sephardic Rabbis that granting recognition to the Reform Movement would harm the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2016, 6:04 PM

BDS activist stopped at Ben-Gurion Airport

A BDS activist from the World Council of Churches was blocked from entering Israel due to WCC’s support for BDS.Uzi Baruch, 12/6/2016, 8:37 AM

Deri: I'll strip arsonists of their citizenship

Interior Minister warns Haifa arsonists could lose their Israeli citizenship, after Prime Minister declares fires were terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 9:18 PM

Interior Minister slams court for delaying Karim appointment

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri attacks High Court for delaying IDF chief rabbi's appointment, stating that what rabbi meant was obvious.Arutz Sheva staff, 11/22/2016, 2:09 PM

'If we need to suffer from the mosques, he will too'

Jerusalem City Councilman Aryeh King tells Arutz Sheva that the protests outside Aryeh Deri's home will continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 6:29 PM

Watch: Muslim call to prayer near Deri's home

Demonstrators emulate Muslim call to prayer outside Interior Minister's home in hopes of convincing him to back the "mosque law".Eliran Aharon, 11/13/2016, 1:39 AM

Deri: Reform Jews suffered a bitter blow with Trump's election

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri says that Reform Jews have suffered a setback with Donald Trump's election as president.Orli Harari, 11/10/2016, 12:52 PM

If this is what Reform call Judaism, I give up on it

Interior Minister Deri today in the Knesset: "Reform Jews are our brothers but cause a lot of damage to Judaism."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 7:24 PM

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef opposes Jewish entry to Temple Mount

In Shas party event Wednesday in Jerusalem, Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef said that Jews may not ascend Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 7:09 PM

Haaretz attacks on Rabbi Ovadia Yosef stir controversy

Shas chairman blasts left-wing newspaper over 'disgraceful' portrayal of late rabbinic leader.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 12:00 PM

Deri: I would not oppose sitting in a Lapid government

Shas head Aryeh Deri says that he would sit in a government with Yair Lapid, but Netanyahu would still be favored candidate for PM.Haim Lev, 9/15/2016, 2:13 PM

Shabbat crisis: Haredi position split

Shas head Aryeh Deri promises no coalition crisis over Shabbat construction, causing disgruntled UTJ MKs to weigh their options.Ben Shaul, 9/8/2016, 9:29 PM

Deri: We'll help ensure that Bibi heads the next government

'Lapid won't be Prime Minister any time soon.'Ido Ben Porat, 9/7/2016, 11:06 AM

Haredim lay out terms for Netanyahu's surrender

In a meeting with the Prime Minister, haredi politicians lay out terms for their continued participation in government.Rachel Kaplan, 8/30/2016, 4:02 PM

'The Zionist Idea was mistaken at its root'

Israeli attorney Gilad Paz, an open supporter of BDS, has sought political asylum in Canada due to his anti-Israel views.Tal Polon, 8/24/2016, 10:39 AM

Senior PFLP leader barred from leaving country amid terror fears

Interior Ministry adds PFLP leader to no-fly list after reports he intended to aid terror groups abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 1:49 PM

Torah education to be recognized as academic degree

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri publishes new circular stating that Rabbinic ordination or 6 years in yeshiva will be recognized as degree.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 9:37 PM

Israel forms task force to locate, deport BDS activists

'Boycotting Israel must have a price' says Internal Security Minister.JTA, 8/8/2016, 7:50 AM

Likud minister warns haredi MKs: You will get Lapid elected PM

Yariv Levin warns 'Shabbat Law' debate will spur secular backlash, giving Yesh Atid victory in next elections.David Rosenberg, 8/5/2016, 2:01 PM

Haredim to promote law strengthening Shabbat status quo

Following campaign for public transportation on Shabbat, haredi parties to promote law preventing change in the status quo.Michael Levy, 7/13/2016, 3:13 AM

Political fight threatens to leave rabbinic courts half empty

Appointment committee meeting canceled after Chief Rabbis refuse to attend. Shas demands Sephardi majority on Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2016, 3:59 PM

Report: Investigation against Minister Aryeh Deri to be dropped

Investigation against Aryeh Deri to be dropped due to lack of evidence, report says; Deri hasn't been summoned for questioning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 10:42 PM

Who will help the "invisible" citizens of Israel?

Aryeh Deri will help the invisible people on the left., the others can only pray. May Golan, 7/3/2016, 10:26 PM

Stalemate: No deal on Shabbat operation of TA businesses

Gov't appointed committee failing to agree on policy outline for Tel Aviv businesses on Shabbat; issue may now go to Supreme Court.Shai Landesman, 6/23/2016, 11:09 AM

Good news for yeshiva students coming from abroad

Yeshiva students to be given official 'student' status at Israeli consulate in their native countries.Shai Landesman, 6/22/2016, 4:09 PM

Haredi parties advance bill to exempt yeshivas from property tax

Proposal to reach Knesset Assembly on Wednesday. Interior Ministry agrees to cover the cost.Haim Lev, 6/14/2016, 7:38 AM

Netanyahu, Deri to meet amid Channel 10 scandal

Prime Minister calls Deri during Russia trip as Shas threatens to continue coalition boycott.David Rosenberg, 6/8/2016, 9:38 PM

Desperate efforts to end Shas coalition crisis

Coalition chair meets Deri in attempt to end boycott over Channel 10 head's alleged racist comments, slams 'inappropriate remarks.'Hezki Baruch, 6/8/2016, 11:34 AM

Channel 10 scandal: New head insists 'they framed me'

Sadan says Haaretz report faked racist remarks to oust him, denies friendship with Netanyahu landed the job.Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2016, 2:49 PM

Exposé: Shas jobs 'all in the family' - Deri's family

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri has been appointing several relatives and cronies to government positions, news agency reveals.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2016, 9:12 PM

Israel considering revoking BDS leader's residency permit

Israeli interior ministry withholding travel documents from Omar Barghouti, who ironically complains Israel is 'demonizing' him.Arutz Sheva, 5/10/2016, 4:12 PM

Ousted Shas MK decries 'discrimination' against Deri

Special interview: Former MK Nissim Ze'ev - whom Deri personally ousted - rushes to the minister's defense.Benny Toker, 4/15/2016, 8:58 AM

Deri gives residency to 2,000 Arabs

After petition to High Court, Interior Minister informs the court he will give blue ID cards to Arab spouses of citizens living in Israel.Reut Hadar, 4/15/2016, 7:45 AM

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: Deri's brother also under investigation

Corruption investigation against Interior Minister Aryeh Deri expanded, his brother now also under suspicion.David Rosenberg, 4/13/2016, 9:44 PM

Is the government in Deri's hands?

Law expert Avi Diskin notes that the latest investigation could see Aryeh Deri resign as MK. Interview.Benny Toker, 4/13/2016, 6:02 PM

Report: Deri corruption case over real estate fraud

Close confidante called in for interrogation over Deri corruption scandal; multiple unreported properties allegedly involved.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2016, 4:07 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu's government won't survive the year

Yisrael Beytenu chief refuses to join government, believes new elections are imminent.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2016, 10:53 PM

Criminal investigation launched against Minister Deri

AG orders that preliminary corruption investigation give way to full-fledged criminal investigation against Shas head - it isn't his first.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/31/2016, 9:05 PM

Shas spiritual leader to Aryeh Deri: 'Keep up your holy work'

Deri asks police to speed up their investigation into his activities 'in order to remove any doubts.'Haim Lev, 3/30/2016, 6:44 PM

Yitzhak Herzog named as second politician under investigation

Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog is under investigation for corruption, along with Shas head Aryeh Deri.Matt Wanderman, 3/30/2016, 5:56 PM

'Surprised' Deri: Hurry the investigation

In first response to corruption investigation against him, Shas head offers to cooperate and asks police to 'hit the gas and do it quicker.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 11:06 AM

Deri's wife on corruption scandal: 'We overcame Haman'

Ahead of conference in which Shas head is to speak about investigation against him, his wife is optimistic: 'We overcame Pharaoh, Haman.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 9:58 AM

'Deri is a corrupt man'

Labor MK says Deri never should have returned to serve as minister, petitions Supreme Court to end 'discrimination' favoring MKs.Hezki Baruch, 3/30/2016, 9:00 AM

Not just Deri: Second senior politician probed for corruption

After Deri was named, report indicates second senior politician is being investigated for corruption since last elections.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2016, 8:28 AM

Police investigation launched into Shas leader Aryeh Deri

Attorney General approves investigation on matters pertaining to Shas chairman. Gag order imposed on further details.Ido Ben Porat, 3/30/2016, 1:14 AM