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Yishai: New Tapes Would Drop Shas from Knesset

Yishai: New Tapes Would Drop Shas from Knesset

Eli Yishai says new recordings of the late Rabbi are 'earth-shattering' and would cause Shas not to pass the threshold.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 07/03/2015 21:52
'If Maran Was Alive This Wouldn't Have Happened'

'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.Hezki Baruch, 30/12/2014 11:13
Deri, Not R' Ovadiah Yosef, Behind Oslo Accords

Deri, Not R' Ovadiah Yosef, Behind Oslo Accords

Footage 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.Tova Dvorin, 30/12/2014 08:41
Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri to Resign?

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.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 29/12/2014 20:51
Yishai: If Only the Public Knew What R' Yosef Said

Yishai: If Only the Public Knew What R' Yosef Said

Yishai says Rabbi Yosef never supported Oslo Accords; says recordings could reveal all and give him ten mandates.Nir Har-Zahav, 26/12/2014 14:02