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'Bennett is evil - there will be a war against him'

'Bennett is evil - there will be a war against him'

Haredi political leaders declare incoming PM Naftali Bennett 'a Reform Jew', warn his government will destroy Israel as a Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 15:00
Aryeh Deri considering retiring from the Knesset

Aryeh Deri considering retiring from the Knesset

Shas leader says he will run party 'from the outside' if it is forced into the opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 20:56
Deri tries to break up Shaked and Bennett

Deri tries to break up Shaked and Bennett

Shas chairman attempts to convince former Justice Minister her career will suffer if she allows government with Lapid to proceed.Hezki Baruch, 31/05/2021 16:47
Deri to Bennett: Last call, sign with the Likud

Deri to Bennett: Last call, sign with the Likud

Shas chairman calls on Yamina chairman to sign a coalition agreement with the Likud.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/05/2021 21:50
Haredi parties to Bennett: Don't form a govt. that hates haredim

Haredi parties to Bennett: Don't form a govt. that hates haredim

Aryeh Deri, Moshe Gafni slam Yamina leader for seeking to form unity government with Yair Lapid, Avigdor Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 20:31
Netanyahu offered Deri to be prime minister for one year

Netanyahu offered Deri to be prime minister for one year

Shas officials confirm Netanyahu has offered Aryeh Deri to serve as PM during first year of new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 12:35
Deri and Bennett meet

Deri and Bennett meet

Shas chairman and Yamina chairman discuss attempts to form a right-wing government, agree to stay in touch in the coming days.Hezki Baruch, 19/04/2021 01:02
Deri to Sa'ar: Let's form a right-wing government

Deri to Sa'ar: Let's form a right-wing government

Shas chairman calls on Gideon Sa'ar and Naftali Bennett to join a right-wing government led by Benjamin Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 05:15
Min. Aryeh Deri: 'No limits on Lag Ba'omer pilgrimage to Meron'

Min. Aryeh Deri: 'No limits on Lag Ba'omer pilgrimage to Meron'

'Infection rates are low, no reason to limit number of people in an open area,' Interior Min. Deri says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 00:34
Three haredi MKs resign from the Knesset

Three haredi MKs resign from the Knesset

Ministers Deri and Litzman and Deputy Minister Maklev resign from the Knesset under the Norwegian Law.Ben Shaul, 07/04/2021 01:59
Shas chief says 'no' to anti-Netanyahu bloc

Shas chief says 'no' to anti-Netanyahu bloc

Interior Min. Deri says haredi parties will not join anything other than a Likud-led right-wing government - even if it means new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 11:18
Netanyahu congratulates Smotrich on his party's achievement

Netanyahu congratulates Smotrich on his party's achievement

The Prime Minister also spoke with Shas chairman Aryeh Deri following the publication of the exit polls.Hezki Baruch, 23/03/2021 23:16
Deri: Our people felt bad for Smotrich and voted for Religious Zionism

Deri: Our people felt bad for Smotrich and voted for Religious Zionism

Shas chairman tells party activists not to come to Jerusalem to celebrate. 'At this rate, Smotrich will get 6-7 seats at our expense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 19:23
Aryeh Deri: 'We cannot have fifth elections - go out and vote!'

Aryeh Deri: 'We cannot have fifth elections - go out and vote!'

Interior Min. Deri urges Israelis to go out and vote. 'This time, the results must be decisive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 10:12
Deri warns: Netanyahu does not have polls showing him with 61 seats

Deri warns: Netanyahu does not have polls showing him with 61 seats

Shas chairman warns complacency among right-wing voters will lead to formation of left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 22:26
Deri does not rule out coalition with Mansour Abbas, but 'would rather rely on our 61'

Deri does not rule out coalition with Mansour Abbas, but 'would rather rely on our 61'

Shas chairman: We must not trust any party that is not from the right-wing camp and the religious public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 03:13
Israelis will soon be able to fly to Uman

Israelis will soon be able to fly to Uman

Israel, Ukraine, work out plan to allow flights to resume, agree to appoint staffs to iron out details.Ido Ben Porat, 19/03/2021 12:19
Aryeh Deri: Lapid and haredim in a coalition together? 'Mixing meat and milk'

Aryeh Deri: Lapid and haredim in a coalition together? 'Mixing meat and milk'

'Most of the right-wing, traditional, religious public wants PM Netanyahu as prime minister,' Interior Min. Deri says.103FM, 16/03/2021 13:49
Aryeh Deri reiterates: 'We'll only join Netanyahu-led coalition'

Aryeh Deri reiterates: 'We'll only join Netanyahu-led coalition'

Interior Min. Deri explains why he won't join a coalition not let by PM Netanyahu, says right-wing camp has 70 Knesset seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 15:00
Shas leader Deri: "I've had it with Liberman"

Shas leader Deri: "I've had it with Liberman"

Aryeh Deri talks about his political peers at the 18th Jerusalem conference in Sheva.Shlomo Witty, 14/03/2021 22:31
Aryeh Deri: 'Lapid won't let Bennett or Sa'ar be prime minister - not even for a month'

Aryeh Deri: 'Lapid won't let Bennett or Sa'ar be prime minister - not even for a month'

Shas chief Aryeh Deri says 'inconceivable' that Yamina, New Hope, will torpedo right-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 08:26
Deri: We will form a government headed by Netanyahu - with Bennett

Deri: We will form a government headed by Netanyahu - with Bennett

Shas chairman convinced the next Prime Minister will be Netanyahu with the haredim and Bennett, and that Gideon Sa'ar will join too.Ben Ariel, 08/03/2021 02:10
Radio impersonator gets Zeev Elkin to think he is Aryeh Deri

Radio impersonator gets Zeev Elkin to think he is Aryeh Deri

New Hope candidate Zeev Elkin thought for 9 minutes that he was talking to Shas chairman Aryeh Deri and not impersonator Elad Cohen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 21:43
Deri: I'll bring Gideon Sa'ar and Naftali Bennett back to right-wing bloc

Deri: I'll bring Gideon Sa'ar and Naftali Bennett back to right-wing bloc

Shas chief lays out plan for helping Netanyahu achieve majority after elections, vowing to bring New Hope and Yamina back to rightist bloc.Hezki Baruch, 17/01/2021 15:32
Shas chief Aryeh Deri to be indicted on tax offenses

Shas chief Aryeh Deri to be indicted on tax offenses

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri to face criminal charges, pending formal hearing, Attorney General decides.David Rosenberg, 08/01/2021 11:57
Deri to Ahuvya Sandak's parents: We will uncover the truth

Deri to Ahuvya Sandak's parents: We will uncover the truth

Interior Minister meets parents of teen killed in police chase. 'Tragic circumstances in which he was killed require investigation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 17:24
New precedent? Israel recognizes 3 civil unions performed online

New precedent? Israel recognizes 3 civil unions performed online

Israel recognized 3 civil unions performed online due to inconveniences caused by COVID as Minister Aryeh Deri orders stop to procedures.ILTV, 02/01/2021 20:20
Netanyahu seeking to renew 'right-wing bloc'?

Netanyahu seeking to renew 'right-wing bloc'?

Prime Minister meets heads of United Torah Judaism and Shas, seeks to find out whether they would agree to renew the right-wing bloc.Michal Levy, 29/12/2020 01:12
Shas to support regulation of 'Young Settlements'

Shas to support regulation of 'Young Settlements'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri instructs party to support Bezalel Smotrich bill to regulate 'Young Settlements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 16:43
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Knesset, not Supreme Court, must rule on conversion

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Knesset, not Supreme Court, must rule on conversion

Supreme Court has denied extension to government to rule on Reform, Conservative conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 08:33
Deri: Bennett is my friend but he set me aside in 2013

Deri: Bennett is my friend but he set me aside in 2013

Shas chairman explains why he gave up on mediating between Netanyahu and Gantz and clarifies: Bennett is my friend.Michal Levy, 01/12/2020 23:38
Deri: Gantz crossed a red line

Deri: Gantz crossed a red line

Interior Minister criticizes Defense Minister's decision to establish commission of inquiry into Submarine Affair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2020 16:02
Deri: Haredim are ready to explode

Deri: Haredim are ready to explode

Shas chairman warns PM of 'revolt' if haredi yeshivas are not reopened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 21:20
Aryeh Deri: 'Whoever doesn't heed the rules will stay in lockdown'

Aryeh Deri: 'Whoever doesn't heed the rules will stay in lockdown'

Shas Chairman on haredi COVID-19 policy: 'Had we closed synagogues םn Yom Kippur, there would have been an uprising.'Mordechai Sones, 06/10/2020 22:54
Minister Aryeh Deri on Gamliel affair: 'In my party it wouldn't happen'

Minister Aryeh Deri on Gamliel affair: 'In my party it wouldn't happen'

Interior Minister criticizes incidents among haredim but also police: 'Difference between life-saving and enforcement that comes to balance'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2020 22:21
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Synagogues must remain open on Yom Kippur

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Synagogues must remain open on Yom Kippur

For the remainder of lockdown, Deri concedes that prayers will be held outdoors only - as long as protests are also restricted.Hezki Baruch, 23/09/2020 10:50
Report: Deri may agree to close synagogues if demonstrations banned

Report: Deri may agree to close synagogues if demonstrations banned

Shas chairman says he would agree to allow synagogues to be closed only if demonstrations face the same ban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 20:38
Will Israelis be allow to purchase Four Species during lockdown?

Will Israelis be allow to purchase Four Species during lockdown?

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri lauds plan to lockdown for second time this year, presents plan to allow purchase of 4 Species for SukkotArutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 14:03
Deri: 'It is murder to ignore coronavirus regulations'

Deri: 'It is murder to ignore coronavirus regulations'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri blasts Israelis who disregard government's coronavirus restrictions, accusing them of murder.Marcy Oster, JTA, 15/09/2020 09:53
Aryeh Deri: 'No choice but to order a general lockdown'

Aryeh Deri: 'No choice but to order a general lockdown'

Interior Min. Deri says no way to avoid general lockdown, admits lockdown is 'a horrible thing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2020 23:32
Deri: Netanyahu missed chance to get prisoners back from Hamas

Deri: Netanyahu missed chance to get prisoners back from Hamas

Interior Minister criticizes PM for reaching ceasefire agreement with Hamas without securing release of missing soldiers and civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 15:35
Will the coronavirus guidelines for synagogues be changed?

Will the coronavirus guidelines for synagogues be changed?

Details of plan for operating synagogues, 'traffic light' plan, to be ironed out at special meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2020 09:55
Haredi parties: New elections would be madness

Haredi parties: New elections would be madness

Aryeh Deri, Yaakov Litzman, and Moshe Gafni meet to issue joint call to Netanyahu and Gantz to reach compromise on the state budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2020 16:33
Deri: We need to be flexible, the government must not be toppled

Deri: We need to be flexible, the government must not be toppled

Interior Minister calls for a compromise in crisis over the budget.Ben Ariel, 04/08/2020 04:42
Israel will allow foreign students to enter country to begin studies

Israel will allow foreign students to enter country to begin studies

Foreign students slated to study in Israel this fall will be permitted to enter, despite coronavirus restrictions on non-citizens.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/07/2020 10:42
Aryeh Deri: 'Prevent another murder like Yitzhak Rabin's'

Aryeh Deri: 'Prevent another murder like Yitzhak Rabin's'

Interior Min. Deri calls on Shabak to prevent murder of PM Netanyahu. 'Israelis will find it difficult to handle another such tragedy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 10:18
Criteria for imposing lockdowns on cities to be published in advance

Criteria for imposing lockdowns on cities to be published in advance

PM agrees to demand by Aryeh Deri to publish guidelines for declaring restricted areas amid reports of discrimination against haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2020 13:59
Deri slams phone on Netanyahu

Deri slams phone on Netanyahu

Haredi parties furious with PM Netanyahu for promoting legislation which could have endangered coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 21:53
Minister Aryeh Deri: 'We cannot hold fourth elections'

Minister Aryeh Deri: 'We cannot hold fourth elections'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri warns: 'Public will not forgive us if we call fourth elections during such a serious crisis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 15:00
Government logo to be removed from flyer promoting LGBT event

Government logo to be removed from flyer promoting LGBT event

Following Arutz Sheva reports, Shas-led ministry orders removal of logo from LGBT advertisment. 'Not connected to event in any fashion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2020 10:15
Shas minister Aryeh Deri to fund LGBT event

Shas minister Aryeh Deri to fund LGBT event

'Pride' events in Asher Regional Council will receive funding from Min. Aryeh Deri, adverts say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2020 08:53
MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'We'll support State Conversion Law'

MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'We'll support State Conversion Law'

Internal Yamina confrontation over bill initiated by Minister Aryeh Deri that states Israel will only recognize state conversion system.Mordechai Sones, 18/06/2020 10:35
MK Kahana: He who is strict on conversion encourages assimilation

MK Kahana: He who is strict on conversion encourages assimilation

Yamina MK attacks Deri's proposal to enact new conversion law ensuring that only conversions in Israel approved by Rabbinate recognized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2020 09:30
Deri: Apply sovereignty, but with broad consensus

Deri: Apply sovereignty, but with broad consensus

Shas chairman says opportunity to apply sovereignty is historic and must not be missed, but must be done right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2020 22:55
Non-Israeli yeshiva students to be permitted to return to Israel

Non-Israeli yeshiva students to be permitted to return to Israel

Israel okays return of foreign yeshiva students seeking to resume their studies - provided specific precautions are taken.David Rosenberg, 24/05/2020 18:37
Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Leaders of haredi parties call for united right-wing bloc to be included in government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 17:47
4,500 Bnei Brak senior citizens to be taken to 'Corona hotels'

4,500 Bnei Brak senior citizens to be taken to 'Corona hotels'

Ministers Bennett and Deri formulate plan to protect residents of Bnei Brak over the age of 80 from the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 18:34