Rabbi Yosef Gave Yishai Permission to Form a New PartyNew posthumous video reveals Shas spiritual leader on his hospital bed gave Yishai the go-ahead to form Ha'am Itanu.
Deri: We Support Netanyahu for Prime MinisterShas chairman indicates he will recommend Netanyahu as Prime Minister after the elections on March 17.
Deri: We Have a Preference for NetanyahuShas Chairman acknowledges his public wants Netanyahu as PM, but said he will only join coalition that agrees to Shas' social demands.
Rabbi Yosef's Kids Refuse Deri's Request for Video of HimTension in Shas as Rabbi Yosef's children refuse to give video of him for campaign clip, with Deri appearing to be burning bridges.
Deri Says Shas 'Strives for Peace, Not Expelling Jews'Aryeh Deri visits Gush Katif Museum and tells Arutz Sheva his party policy is to 'do everything to protect Jewish communities.'
Yishai: I Will Ask for the Interior Ministry in Next GovernmentYachad-Ha’am Itanu chairman says he will ask to be Interior Minister in the next Cabinet in order to fight illegal infiltration from Africa.
'Advocate for the Poor' Deri Worth NIS 4.8 millionShas chairman Aryeh Deri is worth NIS 4.8 million ($1.15 million), according to documents he filed disclosing his personal net worth.
In 'New' Video, Ovadia Yosef Praises Yishai, Not DeriThe battle of the “Rav Ovadia videos” in Shas continued Thursday, as a “new” video showed Rabbi Ovadia Yosef praising Eli Yishai.
Aryeh Deri Bows Out of NIF-Linked ConferenceShas leader opts out of Haaretz-NIF Democracy Conference, after Likud and Jewish Home did the same.
Shas Waffles Over Participation in NIF-Backed ConferenceIssues over extreme leftist group's involvement in conference still 'under review,' Deri's reps say.
'Shas MKs Live Through Agony Every Day'MK and Shas party founder Nissim Ze'ev reveals: Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri is 'obsessed' with control, slandering Eli Yishai.
Deri Ousts Shas Founder Nissim Ze'ev From ListShas founder, considered rightist in the leftist-leaning haredi party, gets cut out despite promises as Knesset list finalizes.
Group to Advocate Haredi Workers' RightsHaredi Workers' Group chooses representatives to push for funding, integration for haredi community in the workforce in historic move.
Deri: I Call on Those who Left Shas to Come BackShas chairman calls on those who left the party to return - including Eli Yishai, who recently formed his own party.
Deri: There is No Sacred Covenant with the RightDuring a panel discussion with fellow hareidi MKs, Aryeh Deri discusses his feud with Eli Yishai and plans for the next Knesset.
'Submissive' Deri Officially Returns to Head ShasIt's official: after two weeks away in a measured ploy to gain backing and overcome damaging recordings, Deri is back at the helm of Shas.
End of the Stunt: Deri's Back at the Helm of ShasShas MKs have been summoned to a meeting at the party HQ, in which Aryeh Deri will announce his return.
Shas Chief Rabbi Tells Deri: You Can't Quit, Come BackRabbi Shalom Cohen, head of the Shas Council of Torah Sages, instructs Aryeh Deri to return to lead the party.
Deri: I Knew about the Rabbi Ovadia Video for YearsResigned Shas chairman says Eli Yishai played the tape in which Rabbi Ovadia Yosef slams him to several rabbis a month ago.
Deri Hints at Return to ShasIn a television interview, Aryeh Deri hints he is returning to lead Shas, but doesn't say it outright.
Deri Reportedly to Return to Shas Next WeekShas head resigned Tuesday amid recording scandal, now to return in PR ploy; tells supporters in protest tent 'we'll continue together.'
Deri-Yishai Squabble Illustrates Shas Power-VacuumDr. Nissim Leon says Aryeh Deri's resignation the result of a crisis of religious authority, created with the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Yishai on Leaked Videos: That's Not My WayHa'am Itanu chairman makes clear that he had nothing to do with the leaked tapes showing Rabbi Ovadia Yosef speaking out against Aryeh Deri.
Deri Hands in Resignation to the KnessetAfter Rabbi Yosef tapes expose opposition to Deri and his responsibility for Oslo, Deri steps down - rest of Shas MKs vow to follow him.
Shas Founder: 'If Maran Was Alive This Wouldn't Have Happened'Shas MK and founding member Nissim Ze'ev laments lost friendship between Yishai, Deri, but says separation ultimately for the best.
Aryeh Deri, Not R' Ovadiah Yosef, Behind Oslo AccordsFootage leaked to the media shows that Deri made the decision for Shas to support Oslo, according to R' Yosef - a fact Deri denied in 2002.
Deri 'Determined' to Resign as Shas ChairmanAfter his resignation was rejected by Shas rabbis, MK Aryeh Deri tells party members he is determined to step down.
Shas Rabbis Reject Deri's Resignation RequestAryeh Deri to remain party chairman after ruling from Council of Torah Sages, who personally delivered the news Monday night.
Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri to Resign?Deri to submit resignation to Shas Council of Torah Sages after R' Ovadiah Yosef recording scandal; request only approved if they accept.
Rabbi Yosef's Children 'Cynically Used' to Defend DeriChildren of Shas spiritual head gather at grave to back Deri and decry 'desecration of honor,' after recording revealed him slamming Deri.
Explosive Tape Shows Rabbi Yosef Slamming 'Evil' Aryeh DeriNever before seen recordings show former Shas spiritual head rejecting Deri over corruption; 'Why would I betray Eli Yishai?'
Netanyahu Sources: Cooperation with Yishai's PartyNetanyahu reportedly is overjoyed at Yishai's party weakening Labor-supporting Shas, wants it to be strong - even at expense of Likud votes.
Yishai May 'Play His Hand' Against Deri Over TV AttackSources close to Yishai say Deri breached agreement in 'settlement' tirade, say they aren't concerned over polls or Tekuma decision.
Deri Launches Verbal Tirade Against Eli Yishai, 'Settlers'Shas Chairman accuses Eli Yishai of 'going against Maran,' says that money for 'settlers' against R' Ovadiah's wishes.
Shas Members Berate Yishai For 'His Lies'In a harsh letter sent by several Shas MKs to Eli Yishai, MKs criticize Yishai for his 'fabricated' claims against Aryeh Deri.
Yishai Split With Deri Because He 'Leans to the Left'Yishai notes his nationalist opinions created tension with Deri, as did Deri's attempts to limit him; chose not to hold 'putsch.'
Panicked Shas 'Liable to Disappear from Political Map'Senior Shas source tells Arutz Sheva party is in a dither after polls show Yishai took half their votes; 'we definitely have a problem.'
Yishai Break Splits Shas Electorate Power in HalfPoll shows Yishai's new Yachad party gets four seats, leaves Shas with four, amid speculation of Yachad union with nationalist parties.
State Assigns Security Detail for Eli YishaiFears high for Yishai's personal safety after Shas supporters storm Yachad party announcement Monday.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Daughter Slams Aryeh DeriIDF Radio obtains recordings of Adina Bar Shalom attacking character of Shas Chairman and wife who 'cut herself a fat check.'
'Shas Will Have Female MKs, Too'Rabbanit Adina Bar Shalom, Rabbi Ovadia's daughter, says Deri promised her that women will be Shas MKs soon; supports 'land for peace.'
Deri's Answer to Yishai Bolt: Get Women More Involved in ShasIf Eli Yishai plans to bolt Shas and take right-wing votes with him, Aryeh Deri will make up those votes with more support from women.
Deri Instructed Not to Meet with YishaiShas Council of Torah Sages instructs MK Aryeh Deri not to meet MK Eli Yishai on Sunday as originally planned.
Report: Eli Yishai is Leaving ShasMK will either form a party with Uri Ariel, form a Sephardic competitor to Shas or quit politics.
Yishai Gets Hareidi Leader's 'Blessing' for New Party with ArielSources close to Yishai say meeting with Rabbi Shteinman Friday paves way for Shas split, solidifying deal splitting Jewish Home as well.
Shas Split Imminent: Deri 'Doesn't Need Yishai'Closed conversations reveal Deri deriding his rival Yishai, 'offered him what we offered out of mercy for the guy.'
Key Sephardic Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with YishaiProminent rabbis warn Shas over Deri's demands pressing Yishai out, hint more strongly at a union with Ariel splitting Jewish Home too.
Deri's Demands on Yishai Pave Way for Shas SplitDeri and Yishai 'entrenching in positions' as demands of each become known, split likely barring unforeseen developments.
Deri: We're Not Obligated to Anyone, Now or After ElectionsShas chairman makes clear his party isn't obligated to support PM Netanyahu after the elections.
Report: Death Threats Made Against MK Eli YishaiAnonymous phone calls to the MK threatened him with 'stabbing' if he switched parties. Are internal Shas tensions to blame?
Deri Denies Rumors of Backroom Deals Prior to ElectionsShas head says the only 'deal' he'll be striking is during talks for new coalition; hints at campaign strategy in appeal to leftist parties.
MKs Right and Left Respond to Early ElectionsKnesset Members from across the political spectrum respond to failed meeting between Netanyahu and Lapid.
Deri and Yishai Meet, Decide to Work TogetherFor the first time in a year, long-time rivals Aryeh Deri and Eli Yishai, held a one-on-one meeting in Bnei Brak.
Deri Hints at Cooperation with Moshe KahlonShas chairman hints at cooperation with former Communications and Welfare Minister who plans to form a new political party.
Shas Sources Say 'Aryeh Deri Made Party Leftist'Senior sources slam Deri for steering party leftward for 'narrow political interests,' call for return of Eli Yishai as party head.
Will Lapid's Sabbath Desecration Bring Down the Coalition?A coalition has already broken apart in a similar gaffe to Lapid's Shabbat press conference; MKs warning action may be taken.
Ministers Strongly Oppose 'Scandalous' Budget CutMinisters from all sides pledge to oppose long-term cut to fund Gaza operation; calls to postpone as materials received last minute.