Shas Levels its Demands to Return to Coalition TalksDeri tells press conference he won't return to talks with Likud without at 0% VAT on basic goods and a 'social toolbox,' after UTJ deal.
Deri-Yishai Saga in Shas Continues Even Post-ElectionsParliamentary aide asserts that boss, Shas MK Yaakov Margi, will not receive ministerial role because of aide's own relation to Eli Yishai.
Deri Refuses to Accept Economy MinistryAfter complaining that Netanyahu had not given him a concrete offer on the Interior Ministry, Deri refuses to accept Economy Ministry.
Did Deri Just Threaten to Abandon Bibi for Buji?Claiming he has not received a conclusive ministry offer from Netanyahu, Shas head Aryeh Deri says he's weighing his next steps.
Netanyahu Offers Aryeh Deri Transportation MinistryPM makes offer apparently meant to work out conflict between Deri and Kahlon, and seal Kulanu coalition deal.
Deri: Jewish Home Failed Us, Needs to CompromisePromising to revitalize Shas' education network, Aryeh Deri charges haredim should get Religious Affairs Committee over Jewish Home.
Former Shas MK: Stop Eli Yishai Hate Before It's Too LateSomething must be done to bring the divisions between supporters of Aryeh Deri and Eli Yishai under control, says outgoing MK Nissim Ze'ev.
Netanyahu to Meet with Haredi Parties for Coalition TalksRumors abound that Netanyahu could give UTJ chairman Yaakov Litzman Health Ministry, Shas chairman Aryeh Deri Interior Ministry.
Lapid to Netanyahu: Choose Anyone But Deri as MinisterFormer Finance Minister begs Netanyahu not to choose Deri for Interior Minister, cites Shas chairman's jail stint for corruption.
Deri Opposes Increase in Number of Cabinet MinistersReport says Shas chairman has sent Netanyahu a message that he is against changing the law that limits the number of cabinet ministers.
MK Litzman: We Will Undo the 'Damage' Lapid DidHaredi parties hope to have a greater influence on the next government than they had on the previous ones, UTJ and Shas MKs said.
Yishai to Deri: Let's Work Together After ElectionsWith elections only one day away and after months of bitter tension, Yishai offers to work together with Deri, head of his former party.
Deri: We'll Support Netanyahu, There's No Other ScenarioShas chairman says his party would support Netanyahu, calls him to form a coalition “which goes by Begin’s social guidelines."
'Deri Not the Only One Going Left if Herzog Gets More Votes'Ze'ev, founder of Shas recently booted by Deri, says his party, UTJ, Kulanu, Yisrael Beytenu all set to go left if Labor gets upper hand.
Deri: There Are 'Large Gaps' Between Us and the LeftShas chairman says he's against splitting Jerusalem but would agree to evict "isolated settlements".
Rabbi Yosef's Daughter Clarifies: Shas is LeftistBar-Shalom fears 'radical right government,' says Shas will push for two-state solution peace deal, and blames Jews for Arab 'hatred.'
Shas Hotline Showcases Bitter Anger at YishaiShas hotline feature that allows callers to leave messages for friends filled with abuse against former Shas Chairman Eli Yishai.
Deri to Yishai: Recordings Don't Exist, So Pipe DownAfter Yishai threatens to release clip that will bring Shas to its knees, party chair Aryeh Deri attacks him for continuing smear campaign.
Shas Releases Video: Rabbi Ovadia Endorses DeriLatest salvo in video war over Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's blessing shows the rabbi announcing Deri as party head.
Deri: 'Arrogant' Lapid Wants to Rehabilitate Me?Shas Chairman says he prefers to recommend Netanyahu for prime minister, and will not sit in coalition with Yesh Atid and Joint Arab List.
Lapid 'Doesn't Regret' Attacking Deri During DebateYair Lapid talks about Yesh Atid's campaign as well as his controversial remarks to Deri during elections debate.
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.'