It's final: Nat. Religious school to be transferred to haredim

Interior Min. gives religious public school's building to haredim; school moves to less desirable building ahead of start of school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 9:26 AM

Deri: Investigation won't lead to indictment

Shas chief and his wife called in for questioning again, amid suspicions of money laundering, fraud, tax evasion, other alleged offenses.Tzvi Lev, 8/8/2017, 10:51 AM

'You cost us a Knesset seat'

Mudslinging within haredi UTJ party, as Health Minister slams Degel Hatorah faction for party losses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 9:53 AM

Court approves revoking terrorist's citizenship

Terrorist who rammed, stabbed 4 people at bus stop to lose citizenship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2017, 4:56 PM

'You can't run a country this way'

Justice Minister Shaked: Interrogations can be a tool for killing someone's political career. Let prime minister do his job.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2017, 9:53 PM

Haredi MK: We kept our part of the coalition deal

Haredi MK sends letter to Prime Minister, Finance Minister, demanding haredi cities receive preferential status.Haim Lev, 7/24/2017, 1:48 PM

Beitar mayor to Deri: Restore our city's preferential status

Mayor of haredi town in Judea insists his town be re-granted preferential status so developers will be forced to sell new homes to locals.Yedidya Ben-Or, 7/14/2017, 1:41 PM

Shas: We will always support the right-wing candidate

Interior Minister Deri talks about submarine investigation, election, and what he thinks of Netanyahu as prime minister.Arutz Sheva, 7/14/2017, 8:40 AM

'Shas - the last to preach us morality'

Tzohar Chairman refers to conversion issue, responds to Minister Aryeh Deri: 'When I'm opposite corrupt Shas party, I'm fine.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2017, 11:13 PM

Deri calls halakhic state threat 'One big lie'

Deri answers Reform attacks and criticism from Jewish Home ministers: 'I established Chief Rabbinate? Rabbi Kook established it.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2017, 4:39 PM

Haredi leaders storm out of meeting with PM

Minister Aryeh Deri and MK Moshe Gafni walk out of coalition meeting when told by PM that he seeks compromise on conversion law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2017, 11:52 AM

Binyamin-region residents get subsidized summer camps

Israel agrees to subsidize summer camp for 2,000 needy Binyamin-region children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 3:03 PM

Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Passport prices drop just in time for summer, Interior Minister says the step 'lowers the cost of living.'Orly Harari, 6/28/2017, 1:38 PM

'South Tel Aviv is a completely different country'

40,000 infiltrators live in Israel, traumatize locals, while government does nothing. Interior Minister: Still traumatized from last visit.Hezki Baruch, 6/21/2017, 3:03 PM

PM, haredi leaders hold secret meeting over Western Wall deal

PM, Attorney General ask leaders of haredi parties to support freezing deal to allow Reform prayers at Kotel rather than cancelling deal.Gary Willig, 6/2/2017, 12:05 PM

'Shas is bleeding, I will bring party more seats'

Ex-Shas MK tells Arutz Sheva party dying because it has become like an Ashkenazi haredi party, investigations against Aryeh Deri.Benny Tocker and Hezki Baruch, 6/1/2017, 6:08 PM

Billionaire Mikhael Mirilashvili interrogated on Deri probe

Israeli-Georgian billionaire Mikhael Mirilashvili investigated in connection with investigation of Interior Minister Deri.Orli Harari, 5/31/2017, 8:54 PM

Deri suspected of moneylaundering, breach of trust

Police investigated the minister for more than 11 hours on suspicions of breach of trust, theft and tax offences.Nitzan Kedar, 5/29/2017, 11:33 PM

Aryeh Deri and his wife questioned by police

Police question Interior Minister and his wife over corruption allegations. Director-General of a ministry also brought for interrogation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2017, 10:54 AM

'The Reform should learn from Trump'

MK Eichler pleased with Trump family's respectful attitude to Kotel: 'I'm happy Reform in US forced to see how Trump family respects site.''Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2017, 11:02 PM

Haredi MKs push to recognize only Chief Rabbinate's conversions

Bill rejecting all conversions in Israel not performed by Chief Rabbinate is 'against Jewish law,' claims Rabbi Seth Farber.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 5/15/2017, 8:27 AM

Report: Deri to be questioned under warning

Shas chief and Interior Minister reportedly under investigation for tax violations, likely to be questioned under warning by police.David Rosenberg, 5/12/2017, 8:56 AM

Netanyahu makes condolence call to Aryeh Deri

Prime Minister visits Interior Minister and Shas chief Aryeh Deri, now sitting 'shiva' for his mother.Haim Lev, 5/9/2017, 10:11 AM

Discussion of 'Sabbath Law' postponed by month

Bill initiated by MK Mickey Zohar up for approval by Ministerial Committee on Legislation rejected following haredi opposition.Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2017, 1:47 PM

Interior Minister mourns his mother

Aryeh Deri mourns the passing of his mother, receives visitors offering condolences in Jerusalem hall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 12:20 PM

Deri to receive authority to enforce Sabbath laws

Interior Minister granted authority to enforce the Hours of Work and Rest Law amid anger over allowance of Sabbath desecration in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2017, 9:35 PM

Deri demands authority on Shabbat issue at Supreme Court hearing

Haredi ministers will meet Tuesday with Tourism Minister Levin and demand the right to enforce Shabbat laws and legislation of status quo.Michal Levy, 4/25/2017, 9:54 AM

'Shas has done nothing to protect Shabbat!'

Dean of Bnei Brak yeshiva slams Shas chief for inaction against stores opening on Shabbat.Ben Shaul, 4/24/2017, 10:43 AM

Likud MK to negotiate Shabbat deal

Netanyahu appoints Likud minister to negotiate with haredi parties, find way to prevent stores opening on Shabbat from becoming a trend.Ben Shaul, 4/24/2017, 10:06 AM

Eli Yishai blasts Deri for foot-dragging on TA supermarket case

'Deri’s conduct is like that of a boy who kills his father and then cries that he’s an orphan.'Ben Shaul, 4/20/2017, 1:17 PM

Israel denies entry to anti-Israel activist

Population and Immigration Authority prevents entry to Israel senior member of Palestine Solidarity Campaign.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/7/2017, 11:29 PM

Deri to Herzog: Join the government

Shas chairman calls on opposition leader to join the government. Herzog responds and calls on Deri to join alternative coalition.Ido Ben Porat, 3/29/2017, 12:08 AM

Haredi parties: No to early elections

Shas, UTJ announce they will oppose any efforts to initiate early elections amid polling suggesting Yesh Atid would defeat Likud.Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2017, 8:00 PM

Deri looks to speed up construction of new haredi city

'Historic' establishment of haredi town to be accelerated, with housing units to be marketed this year.Michal Levy, 3/24/2017, 11:00 AM

Deri warns against elections

Shas chairman: Netanyahu will bear the consequences if he chooses to go to early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2017, 4:45 AM

'Kotel report is false, the PM promised to find a solution'

Sources close to Deri claim Netanyahu gave Western Wall to Reform, Government Secretary says reports are false, 'twisted.'Haim Lev, 3/13/2017, 11:30 AM

BDS activist denied entry to Israel

Israel denies entry to chairman of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which works to promote boycotts of Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 3/13/2017, 12:28 AM

'Remove Yasser Arafat street sign within 48 hours'

Interior Minister orders Arab regional council to remove sign naming street after arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat.Uzi Baruch, Chana Roberts, 3/5/2017, 2:06 PM

Deri: Schools which flout the rules will not receive funds

Ministers Bennett and Deri present new directives for haredi schools.Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2017, 11:02 AM

Israel cancels plan to take in 100 Syrian refugees

Amid global debate over ability of Western countries to assimilate refugees from Mideast war-zones, Israel nixes plans to admit 100 Syrians.David Rosenberg, 2/23/2017, 9:59 PM

Deri acts to revoke Haifa murderer's citizenship

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri acts to cancel citizenship of Muhammad Shinawi who murdered Guy Kafri, wounded Rabbi Yechiel Iluz.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/20/2017, 9:44 PM

Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and treasury officials agreed that 10,000 housing units will be built near Kiryat Gat and allocated to haredim.Haim Lev, 2/8/2017, 10:24 PM

Deri: Netanyahu will not be indicted

Interior Minister pledges to support Netanyahu, criticizes media pressure on Attorney General to indict.Gary Willig, 2/2/2017, 6:18 PM

'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