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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

Lieberman lays out conditions for joining coalition

Former Foreign Minister calls for eradication of Hamas, death penalty for terrorists, banning of pro-terror Arab parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2016, 6:22 PM

Exposed: Deri's attempt to seize the Chief Rabbinate

Arutz Sheva has learned Shas head Deri is trying to pick next Chief Rabbinate director, against position of Chief Rabbi Lau and protocol.Hezki Baruch, 3/9/2016, 1:52 PM

Jerusalem sets up 'war room' to fight terror

Deri and Barkat establish war room in Jerusalem municipality building in wake of two-pronged attack in the capital.Ari Yashar, 3/9/2016, 11:52 AM

Deri: More PA workers in Israel, no destroying illegal buildings

Interior Minister cuts deal with Arab mayors to stop demolitions of illegal buildings, calls for more PA workers in Israel.David Rosenberg, 3/2/2016, 5:31 PM

Electric bike riders can now get ticketed

Minister of Interior instructs municipal traffic inspectors to issue fines to electric bicycle riders for traffic violations.Shoshana Miskin, 2/15/2016, 12:29 PM

Deri invites French Jews to make Aliyah to Israel

Shas chairman visits with Chief Rabbi of France to discuss Jewish concerns following the terrorist attacks in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 8:30 PM

Interior Minister revokes residency of terrorist's father

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri takes unusually severe step against father of terrorist who injured 4 people in October car-and-knife attack.Ari Soffer, 2/4/2016, 10:47 AM

Price of public transportation to go down across the country

Ministers Kahlon and Deri make good on their promise to lower cost of public transportation and gas.Raphael Poch, 2/1/2016, 10:15 AM

Deri vows: Reform Movement will never get gov't recognition

Shas leader opposes gov’t decision to expand non-Orthodox mixed prayer section. 'Although they are Jews, they will not get recognition.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2016, 9:58 AM

Meretz removes call to boycott Kosher restaurant

Following public outrage, left-wing political party removes call to boycott of kosher restaurant from its facebook page.Haim Lev, 1/31/2016, 11:02 AM

Knesset welcomes new haredi MK

Former Bnei Brak city council member Yigal Guetta of Shas sworn into musical chair-like 34th Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 7:35 PM

Israel considers lowering cost of water

Finance Minister's proposal seeks to remove the VAT from the cost of water, cutting the price by 18 percent.Raphael Poch, 1/24/2016, 9:19 AM

Interior Minister revokes residency permits of 4 Arab terrorists

Interior Minister stresses severity of four terrorist's actions - 2 deadly terror attacks in Jerusalem - justifies the harsh measure.Uzi Baruch, 1/21/2016, 11:54 AM

Israel's newest city is Arab

One of Aryeh Deri's first steps as the new Minister of Interior is to classify a new Arab city: Arraba.Hezki Baruch, 1/17/2016, 2:39 PM