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 Inclusion in NIF-Backed EventIssues 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 Stunt: Deri's Back at the HelmShas 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 QuitRabbi Shalom Cohen, head of the Shas Council of Torah Sages, instructs Aryeh Deri to return to lead the party.
Deri: I Knew about the 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 - Symptom of Greater Issue'Dr. 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 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.
'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.
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 Kids '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.
Recording Shows Rabbi Yosef Slamming 'Evil' 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 Hand' Against Deri Over AttackSources close to Yishai say Deri breached agreement in 'settlement' tirade, say they aren't concerned over polls or Tekuma decision.
Deri Launches Tirade Against 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 For 'Leaning 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'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, Adina Bar-Shalom to Consult on Shas PolicyIf 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 Blessing for New PartySources 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 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 Head Shas for SplitDeri and Yishai 'entrenching in positions' as demands of each become known, split likely barring unforeseen developments.
Deri: We're Not Obligated to AnyoneShas chairman makes clear his party isn't obligated to support PM Netanyahu after the elections.
Report: 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: There is no Deal with NetanyahuShas 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 End 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.
Government Rifts Deepen over Kerry TalksAryeh Deri of Shas will not join a break off coalition led by Yair Lapid.
'Quiet Deal' to Release Yeshiva Student for SederSources close to Shas Chairman Deri say IDF has agreed to free yeshiva student whose arrest sparked rioting.
Shas MK Denies his Party is LeftistMK Yitzhak Cohen answers a tough question after party chairman endorsed Labor leader for prime minister.
Shas Chairman Supports Opposition Head for PMIn another 'retaliation' statement against Religious Zionist parties, Aryeh Deri hails Herzog as PM at Opposition meeting.
Shas Chairman Threatens Support for WithdrawalsAs opposition boycotts controversial debates, Deri threatens hareidi support for withdrawals as 'revenge' against Religious Zionists.
Shas Quits Shaked Committee Over SanctionsShas resigns from the committee working on the new draft law, cites disagreements regarding sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.
Presidential Candidate Rejects 'Racism' ChargesProfessor Dan Shechtman says Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri blew his comments about Mizrahi music out of proportion.
Hadassah Protest March Heads to Finance OfficeHadassah Medical Center workers continue protest over budget crisis and pay cut, MKs support workers at conference.