Shas leader: Yisrael Beytenu gave votes to the left

'For ten years, MK Liberman and I worked together to ensure Jerusalem would not have a secular mayor,' Min. Deri says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 9:48 PM

Deri: Gantz threw the keepers of tradition under the bus

Shas chairman warns at election rally: We are heading towards the establishment of a secular government.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 4:33 AM

Shas leader: 'I haven't spoken to Liberman in four months'

'I understood that Yisrael Beytenu chair isn't interested in compromise or a Netanyahu government,' Interior Min. Deri says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 9:15 AM

'A decades-long battle is over'

Bereaved father who lost son in 2003 Haifa bus attack in which 17 murdered praises Interior Min. for revoking terrorist's residency permit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 2:34 PM

Deri: We are on the right, there is no more left

Shas chairman blasts Yair Lapid: He's not worthy of being a minister in the government.Elad Benari, 9/6/2019, 6:40 AM

Aryeh Deri: 'Shas loyal to Netanyahu no less than Likud members'

Shas Chairman visits Netivot, 'Our Knesset Members equally loyal to Prime Minister, more than some of his Likud members.'Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2019, 10:01 PM

Deri: Likud asked for help forming government without PM

Interior Min., Shas chairman, says: 'Senior Likud officials asked me to help form government without Netanyahu.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2019, 3:42 PM

Interior, justice ministers revoke terrorists' residencies

Ministers Deri and Ohana agree to revoke permanent residency rights of 2 terrorists involved in murderous attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 7:54 PM

Interior Minister approves Tlaib request to visit grandmother

Interior Min. Aryeh Deri approves Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's request to visit Israel, meet her elderly 'Palestinian' grandmother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2019, 11:48 AM

Aryeh Deri to be indicted?

State Attorney recommends Interior Minister Aryeh Deri be indicted on corruption charges, urging AG to file indictment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 11:01 PM

Report: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar banned from entering Israel

Interior Ministry reaches final decision, barring controversial Democratic lawmakers from entering Israel, report claims.David Rosenberg, 8/15/2019, 3:24 PM

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredim

Blue and White campaign video paints religious, haredi, ministers as money-sucking parasites, PM Netanyahu as caring only about himself.Chana Roberts, 8/5/2019, 2:54 PM

Interior Minister working to reduce obstacles to Ukraine travel

Interior Min. Deri meets Ukraine ambassador to discuss entry procedures, reduce obstacles.Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2019, 4:00 PM

Deri: 'We were also discriminated against'

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri calls on the Ethiopian community to defeat racism through lifting themselves up rather than violence.Sara Rubenstein, 7/4/2019, 10:59 PM

Interior Minister: Put cameras in every voting booth

Interior Minister Deri urges Elections Committee to put cameras in every voting booth, says 'small expense' will prevent complaints.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2019, 3:02 PM

Deri: I was wrong, I apologize to Netanyahu

Shas chairman tells Arutz Sheva about a far-reaching proposal rejected by Liberman. "Turns out I did not know Liberman well enough."Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 2:36 AM

Shas minister: Israel doesn't need new elections

Interior Minister Deri tours Mevo Modi'im, visiting burned homes, promises special staff will work to aid residents.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2019, 3:01 PM

Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Interior Minister offers new documents to families who lost everything in recent fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 11:39 AM

Marking 71 years since the fall - and massacre - of Kfar Etzion

As Israel honors fallen soldiers and prepares to celebrate Independence Day, fall of Kfar Etzion and massacre of defenders in 1948 marked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 2:27 PM

Deri: Either this government or new elections

Shas leader says party will insist on Interior, Housing Ministries, protect yeshiva budgets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 4:13 PM

Israeli who joined ISIS to lose citizenship

Interior Minister looks to nullify citizenship of Israeli Arab who joined ISIS terror organization. 'He is unworthy of being an Israeli.'David Rosenberg, 4/5/2019, 1:20 PM

The bereaved father is concerned

Father of teen murdered in suicide attack in Haifa welcomes Deri's decision to revoke residency of the suicide bomber's accomplice.Benny Tocker, 4/2/2019, 5:39 AM

Israel to strip Arab terrorists of residency status

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announces plans to nix residency status of two Jerusalem Arabs involved in deadly terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2019, 5:12 PM

Report: Deri will be indicted

According to reports, the State Prosecutor's Office has decided to file an indictment against Shas chairman on suspicion of tax fraud.Michal Levy, 3/10/2019, 3:29 AM

Deri: No chance of negotiations with Gantz

Shas chairman says party will not accept Blue and White party chairman as prime minister under any circumstances.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 8:25 PM

'The Interior Ministry must not remain in Deri's hands'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman issues a scathing attack on Interior Minister: What has happened in the past year is unprecedented.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 4:14 AM

Deri: Condemn Otzma Yehudit? No way

Interior Minister and Shas chief Aryeh Deri rejects calls to condemn Otzma Yehudit party. 'We can work together, why should I condemn them?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 9:27 AM

Deri: Lapid will divide the Kotel in two

Shas chairman attacks Blue and White Knesset list. "They established a party in the rich areas of Israel."Ben Ariel, 2/27/2019, 6:05 AM

Yishai: Deri vetoed deal for me to run with Jewish Home

Chief of Yahad party and former Interior Minister Eli Yishai claims Shas chairman blocked deal for joint run with Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 7:52 AM

Yachad leader: Netanyahu promised not to make me a minister

Yachad leader Eli Yishai: PM Netanyahu promised Interior Minister Deri not to make me a minister after elections, Kikar Hashabbat says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 9:20 AM

'A unified haredi party would drive away non-Orthodox voters'

Aryeh Deri explains opposition to joint run with UTJ, saying joint bid would drive away voters who traditional but not strictly observant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 11:32 AM

Senior Hamas member barred from leaving the country

Interior Ministry bars senior member of Hamas terror group from leaving country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 3:40 PM

Att'y General will only publish Deri decision after elections

Mandelblit waiting on Deri indictment, despite fears by Shas that Mandelblit would announce decision shortly before elections.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2019, 7:56 AM

'How could a pogrom like this happen in Israel?'

Israeli leaders express shock, outrage after vandals desecrate Jerusalem synagogue named after French rabbi killed in terror attack.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2019, 10:11 AM

Eli Yishai: 'Shas is going down'

Former minister attempting to create conditions for Knesset comeback: 'When leader is elected to Jewish Home I assume they'll advance.'Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2019, 10:25 AM

Shas chief: We'll back Netanyahu as PM - even if he's indicted

Aryeh Deri says Shas won't back attempt to form center-left coalition, even if PM is indicted. 'We are Netanyahu's most dependable allies.'Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2019, 1:54 PM

Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

While Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and MK Yisrael Eichler support unification of haredi parties, Deri's supporters are reluctant.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 3:10 AM

Report: Eli Yishai sought to run with Shas

Former Shas leader and Deri rival asked Shas spiritual leader if his slate could run with Shas to reverse electoral implosion.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 8:57 AM

Shas MK to be appointed Religious Services Minister

MK Yitzhak Vaknin asked by Shas chairman Deri to serve as Minister of Religious Services until the elections in April.Elad Benari, 12/31/2018, 11:24 PM

Deri wants to block appointment of Hamas-supporting communist

Deri says he will examine ways to block appointment of Deputy Haifa Mayor Raja Za’atara, who is under fire for terror and BDS support.Tzvi Lev, 12/8/2018, 7:47 PM

Deri: Women of the Wall a 'destructive phenomenon'

Deri responds to petition calling on him to ban Women of the Wall from the Kotel, says he is doing everything in his power to combat group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2018, 9:34 AM

'Prevent the appointment of an anti-Israel terror supporter'

MK Yoav Kisch asks interior minister to ban Haifa's deputy mayor from taking office as backlash to Hezbollah-supporting communist grows.Tzvi Lev, 12/6/2018, 8:11 PM

Hundreds of women call on Aryeh Deri to stop Women of the Wall

Petition wants interior minister to stop the feminist group from 'provoking quarrels in such a holy place' ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 6:42 PM

Deri scuttles book launch of terrorist

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri intervenes to block party celebrating terrorist who murdered IDF soldier Moshe Tamam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 2:42 AM

'Aryeh Deri has changed. He only cares about the Lithuanians'

Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef's daughter Adina Bar Shalom blasts Shas leader Aryeh Deri, alleges he goes against her father's will.Tzvi Lev, 11/29/2018, 4:13 PM

Shas' spiritual leader supports Deri

Head of Shas council of Torah Sages tells Shas chairman he is being wrongly persecuted.Michal Levy, 11/21/2018, 2:38 AM

Sufficient evidence to indict Shas chief, police say

Shas chief suspected of fraud, breach of trust, tax violations on millions of shekels, and providing false statement to Comptroller.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2018, 9:37 AM

Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins Kulanu head Kahlon, calls for new elections following Liberman's resignation from the Defense Ministry.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 4:06 PM

Aryeh Deri infuriated: 'They stole the elections'

Shas leader goes on the attack after haredi infighting disqualifies leading Shas mayoral candidate in Elad.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2018, 10:20 AM

'A disgrace, Supreme Court decision was a huge victory for BDS'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri joins other ministers and MKs in outrage after High Court rules BDS advocate be allowed to stay in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2018, 9:47 PM

Arab TV host's marriage to Jewish actor draws criticism

Minister Deri refers to mixed wedding of Lucy Aharish and Jewish actor, saying 'It's not right ... If she likes Judaism there's conversion.'Mordechai Sones, 10/11/2018, 11:32 AM

Religious affairs minister struggling for his life

Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri calls on public to pray for health of Minister David Azoulay, whose condition due to cancer has worsened.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2018, 9:30 AM

'The media ignores the disaster that Oslo caused'

Former MK Moshe Feiglin rejects Deri's remarks on Oslo Accords, blasts distortion of history.Benny Tocker, 9/14/2018, 5:05 AM

Deri: I 'wanted to' oppose Oslo

Interior Minister claims in Rabin government he wanted to oppose Oslo plan, but spiritual mentor Rabbi Ovadia Yosef ordered him to refrain.Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 1:18 PM

'My heart is with southern Tel Aviv residents'

Interior minister addresses the burning of his picture at a protest of southern Tel Aviv residents. 'I did everything I could.'Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 10:23 AM

'We remember the Philippine's 1947 vote'

At start of meeting with Philippine President, Netanyahu tells of Filipino nurse who treated his father and uncle.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2018, 3:49 PM

Argentinian soccer star scrambles to stay in Israel

Argentinian soccer player living in Israel for a decade loses contract - and faces deportation - but hopes to stay in country.JTA, 9/2/2018, 3:58 PM