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Agudat Yisrael leader: I agree with Deri, we will only go with Netanyahu

Agudat Ysrael chairman Yitzhak Goldknopf: I asked the Likud to stop the attacks against Gafni, they will not bring more votes.

'I agree with Deri, we will only go with Netanyahu'

Deri: ‘Bennett and Shaked are not within the scope of Religious Zionism’

Shas chairman says Yamina leaders crossed a line in joining with anti-religious parties, Netanyahu targeted by those who want secular state.

Deri: Bennett, Shaked are not within scope of Religious Zionism

Aryeh Deri: I'm looking for an Ashkenazi candidate

Shas chairman estimates that Degel HaTorah and Agudat Yisrael will not split and will run together as United Torah Judaism.

'I'm looking for an Ashkenazi candidate'

Shas forces United Torah Judaism to announce support for Netanyahu

'Happy there has been a clear announcement by MK Moshe Gafni that UTJ will go with the Likud & MK Netanyahu,' Shas chair MK Aryeh Deri says.

Shas forces UTJ to announce support for Netanyahu

Aryeh Deri: Gantz as PM? That's not even on the table

Shas chairman downplays Gafni's comments on Lapid: He does not represent all the haredim, only one part of United Torah Judaism.

'Gantz as PM? That's not even on the table'

Deri reveals: We had 61 votes without Orbach

One day after announcement of new elections, Shas chairman says "it is possible to form a new government next week".

'We had 61 votes without Orbach'

Gafni responds to Deri: You brought about Oslo

UTJ chairman responds to claims he is considering joining the current government, says he would only join a right-wing government.

Gafni responds to Deri: You brought about Oslo

Haredi MK: Bennett must return his keys, hand them to someone capable

'We don't need to search for a reason for why our enemies murder us. Every time they invent different reasons,' MK Deri says.

Bennett must return his keys, hand them to someone capable

Haredi MK: 'No understandings with coalition'

MK Aryeh Deri says opposition won't reach understandings with coalition, is working to bring down government.

Haredi MK: 'No understandings with coalition'

Watch: Aryeh Deri attacked by haredi extremists

Police prevent Shas chairman from being harmed after being accosted outside Jerusalem synagogue.

Watch: Aryeh Deri attacked by haredi extremists

Shas MK: We would have had a majority of 61 if it were not for Bennett

MK Michael Malkieli: Forming a government headed by Netanyahu in this Knesset is a priority - and it is possible.

'We would have had a majority of 61 if it were not for Bennett'

Haredi MK: 'Willing to forgive Liberman to form a government'

MK Aryeh Deri, Shas chief, says he was 'not surprised' at coalition chair's decision to bolt.

Haredi MK: 'Willing to forgive Liberman to form a government'

Pundit: Aryeh Deri legitimized Mansour Abbas

Commentator Muhammad Majadele claims Aryeh Deri paved the way for Ra'am's entry into the current coalition.

'Aryeh Deri legitimized Mansour Abbas'

Shas MK to Israel National News: We'll follow Deri like soldiers

MK Michael Malkieli: It is impossible to separate the Shas movement from its leader, Aryeh Deri.

Shas MK: We'll follow Deri like soldiersplayer

Defiant after conviction, Deri vows to remain in politics

Aryeh Deri responded this morning to his sentence and resignation from Knesset: "They condemned my family without proof",

Defiant after conviction, Deri vows to remain in politics

Shas chief Aryeh Deri gets suspended sentence, 180,000-shekel fine

After resigning from the Knesset, Shas party chief Aryeh Deri's plea bargain accepted by court.

Shas chief Aryeh Deri gets suspended sentence, 180k shekel fine

Aryeh Deri resigns from Knesset as part of plea bargain

Deri is to remain in office as chairman of the Shas movement.

Aryeh Deri resigns from Knesset as part of plea bargain

Shas party supports Homesh yeshiva

Shas chairman, MKs arrive at settlers' protest tent outside PM's residence to show their support.

Shas party supports Homesh yeshiva

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

'If elections were held today, Yamina would not pass electoral threshold,' MK Gafni says.

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

Aryeh Deri signs plea bargain without admission of criminal intent

Investigation began with "a huge tumult, ended without as much as a little mouse," in words of Attorney-General

Aryeh Deri signs plea bargain, no admission of criminal intent

Shas chair reaches plea bargain deal, will resign from Knesset and pay 180,000 shekel fine

Plea bargain deal reached with Shas chairman Deri whereby he will admit to tax offenses and pay a fine of about 180 thousand shekels.

Shas chair reaches plea bargain deal, will resign and pay fine

Aryeh Deri: I will remain the chairman of Shas

Amid reports of his expected resignation from the Knesset, Deri makes clear he intends to remain Shas chairman.

Aryeh Deri: I will remain the chairman of Shas

Deri to plead guilty in plea bargain, resign from Knesset

Shas chairman to plead guilty to minor tax offenses, avoid jail time, be allowed to run for Knesset in next elections.

Deri to plead guilty in plea bargain, resign from Knesset

Deri mediating between Likud and Joint List

Report: Deri spoke with Joint List members to persuade them to vote with the Likud.

Deri mediating between Likud and Joint List

Deri to Bennett: Who are you? A clown

Shas chairman rips into PM for saying haredim should have less political power.

Deri to Bennett: Who are you? A clown

Deri: PM with 6 seats wants to disenfranchise a million people

Haredi politicians slam Bennett for saying political influence of haredim should be limited.

Deri: PM with 6 seats wants to disenfranchise a million people

MK Aryeh Deri admits: 'We made a mistake'

MK Deri says haredi parties erred by not pressuring former PM Netanyahu to keep rotation deal with DM Gantz.

Shas party chief admits: 'We made a mistake'

Deri: They wiped out the budget for Jewish culture

Shas chairman: 'This is not a government but a youth movement.'

Deri: They wiped out the budget for Jewish culture

Aryeh Deri demands urgent Knesset debate on agriculture reforms

'Farmers are our security shield; in their place, we'd need entire platoons on the borders,' says Shas head.

Aryeh Deri demands urgent Knesset debate on agriculture reforms

MK Aryeh Deri: 'Health Minister Horowitz concerned with gender changes - not pandemic'

Shas chief slams Health Minister for promising to shorten wait times for sex change operations - instead of focusing on pandemic and health.

'Health Minister concerned with gender changes - not pandemic'

MK Aryeh Deri: 'We've lost democracy in Israel'

Shas leader hopes to bring down government, worries Israel will become 'a state of all its citizens, with a haredi ghetto.'

MK Deri: 'We've lost democracy in Israel'

Deri tells right-wing leaders not to join 'evil' government

Shas chairman warns other opposition members not to be tempted by 'crumbs' of committee leaderships, vows to bring down Bennett government.

Deri tells right-wing leaders not to join 'evil' government

Min. Aryeh Deri: 'Netanyahu and I made a mistake in dissolving the Knesset'

'Mistake to dissolve Knesset, I will help whoever my replacement happens to be,' promises outgoing Interior Min. Deri.

'Netanyahu and I made a mistake in dissolving the Knesset'

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

PM-designate responds to haredi politicians attacks, including statements calling him 'evil' and a danger to religious Jews.

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

'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.

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

Aryeh Deri considering retiring from the Knesset

Shas leader says he will run party 'from the outside' if it is forced into the opposition.

Aryeh Deri considering retiring from the Knesset

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.

Deri tries to break up Shaked and Bennett

Deri to Bennett: Last call, sign with the Likud

Shas chairman calls on Yamina chairman to sign a coalition agreement with the Likud.

Deri to Bennett: Last call, sign with the Likud

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.

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

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.

Netanyahu offered Deri to be prime minister for one year