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Shas sages fight back against media incitement

Shas sages fight back against media incitement

A fiery letter from the community leaders of the Haredi voter base takes issue with the public's opinion and the Supreme Court's rulings.Shlomo Witty, 11/03/2021 17:29
Senior officials in haredi parties: Sa'ar asked us not to rule out Lapid

Senior officials in haredi parties: Sa'ar asked us not to rule out Lapid

Report: Shas and United Torah Judaism in disagreement on whether to consider joining government with Sa'ar and Bennett.Ben Ariel, 08/03/2021 05:14
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
Shas trying to woo Ethiopian voters

Shas trying to woo Ethiopian voters

MK Moshe Abutbul meets with Ethiopian leaders in Karmiel, discussing their community's needs.Ben Shaul, 24/02/2021 16:14
Only vaccinated, recovered, to be Shas polling station workers

Only vaccinated, recovered, to be Shas polling station workers

Shas chairman announces 8,000 Shas polling station employees must present vaccination or COVID recovery certificate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2021 15:23
Knesset Speaker asked to condemn MK who refuses to be vaccinated

Knesset Speaker asked to condemn MK who refuses to be vaccinated

Shas MK writes to Knesset Speaker, demands he condemn MK Eli Avidar who has publicly declared he would refuse to be vaccinated.Michal Levy, 14/02/2021 04:21
Deri: Enough wild incitement, lies, hatred of haredim

Deri: Enough wild incitement, lies, hatred of haredim

Shas Chairman says infection coefficient in general sector exceeded 1, while among haredim, it dropped to 0.86. 'Most haredim meticulous.'Orly Harari, 01/02/2021 15:54
Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen says presence at demonstrations forbidden

Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen says presence at demonstrations forbidden

Shas spiritual leader issues sweeping directive against participating in demonstrations, 'All who violate are partners in desecrating G-d.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 15:40
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
Yeshivat Orayta marks Rav Feinstein’s shloshim by dividing study of Shas (Chalukat Hashas)

Yeshivat Orayta marks Rav Feinstein’s shloshim by dividing study of Shas (Chalukat Hashas)

Marking the Shloshim of Hagaon Harav Dovid Feinstein zt”l that fell last week, Yerushalayim’s charedi yeshivah-high school OrArutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 22:38
Shas 'furious' with Gantz for voting to dissolve Knesset

Shas 'furious' with Gantz for voting to dissolve Knesset

"Gantz doesn't even want elections, but party members want to bring him down & replace him."Hezki Baruch, 02/12/2020 15:05
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
Liberman: 'Shas and United Torah Judaism work for the murderers'

Liberman: 'Shas and United Torah Judaism work for the murderers'

Yisrael Beyteinu head attacks haredi parties, 'calls on women's organizations to declare war on Shas and United Torah Judaism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2020 16:35
Shas MK leaves Housing Ministry

Shas MK leaves Housing Ministry

Minister Yitzhak Cohen announces he prefers to focus on his work as a minister in the Ministry of Finance.Ben Ariel, 13/11/2020 02:01
'This is where the Jewish People was formed'

'This is where the Jewish People was formed'

Religious Affairs Minister Rabbi Yaakov Avitan tours Beit El in Binyamin, visits site of Jacob's dream, speaks of place's importance.Rafael Levy, 10/11/2020 15:35
Shas MK Yosef Taieb calls French immigration to Samaria 'great success'

Shas MK Yosef Taieb calls French immigration to Samaria 'great success'

MK Yosef Taieb tours Samaria with Council Chairman Yossi Dagan, the two meet together with French immigrants living in Samaria.Reut Hadar, 09/11/2020 19:09
Council of Sages: Prayers only in open space

Council of Sages: Prayers only in open space

Shas Movement Council of Sages instruction: 'All prayers should be held in open spaces, and no prayers should be held indoors at all.'Hezki Baruch, 29/09/2020 20:56
Gantz to haredim: Draft Law in exchange for preventing elections

Gantz to haredim: Draft Law in exchange for preventing elections

Report: Gantz spoke to haredi leaders and indicated he would support the Draft Law if they pressure Netanyahu not to go to election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2020 04:37
Haredi parties to oppose Override Clause

Haredi parties to oppose Override Clause

Shas, United Torah Judaism say keeping coalition intact is more important than passing Override Clause.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2020 14:59
The haredim's message to Gantz

The haredim's message to Gantz

Members of haredi parties reportedly urge Blue and White chairman to agree to one-year budget.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2020 05:13
Will haredi MKs support an anti-religious candidate to select religious judges?

Will haredi MKs support an anti-religious candidate to select religious judges?

MKs Ayelet Shaked & Merav Michaeli go head-to-head on candidacy for committee in charge of selecting religious courts' judges. Who will win?Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2020 11:50
Haredi parties: 'We won't fight with Netanyahu over the budget'

Haredi parties: 'We won't fight with Netanyahu over the budget'

Shas, UTJ, prefer two-year budget but won't demand it at any price, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 10:04
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
'Netanyahu holds us, our dayanim, and representatives in contempt'

'Netanyahu holds us, our dayanim, and representatives in contempt'

Knesset Members Betzalel Smotrich, Ayelet Shaked sharply criticize PM's decision to transfer responsibility for appointing dayanim to Shas.Mordechai Sones, 01/06/2020 22:25
Yamina MKs to Right-leaning bloc: 'Sovereignty's been erased'

Yamina MKs to Right-leaning bloc: 'Sovereignty's been erased'

Yamina communiqué: 'Demand PM include sovereignty, settlement in gvmt pre-inauguration bylaws, otherwise it's a Bibi-led Leftist gvmt.'Mordechai Sones, 14/05/2020 13:43
UTJ, Shas sign coalition agreements

UTJ, Shas sign coalition agreements

UTJ receives from the Likud a second Deputy Minister, in addition to the positions it held in the previous government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2020 00:21
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
Deri: This time willingness for unity is there

Deri: This time willingness for unity is there

Shas chairman recommends Netanyahu for prime minister in meeting with President, says Blue and White more serious about unity than before.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 15:31
Deri: We will establish a right-wing traditional government

Deri: We will establish a right-wing traditional government

Shas chairman to thousands of activists: A great victory for lovers of the people of Israel, the Land of Israel and the Torah of Israel.Orli Harari, 03/03/2020 01:19
Deri warns: 'People will be afraid to walk around with kippah'

Deri warns: 'People will be afraid to walk around with kippah'

Interior Minister Deri warned of the consequences of having a left-wing government elected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2020 16:44
Deri's son calls Shas supporters 'retarded right-wingers'

Deri's son calls Shas supporters 'retarded right-wingers'

In released recording, son of Shas chairman Deri can be heard lashing out against Shas voters, the national camp, and Netanyahu family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2020 22:58
Right-wing bloc vows to back Netanyahu

Right-wing bloc vows to back Netanyahu

Haredi and right-wing parties sent a letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu vowing to support him to form the next government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2020 20:27
'Liberman has agreed to join left-wing gov't backed by the Joint List'

'Liberman has agreed to join left-wing gov't backed by the Joint List'

Shas MK claims Avidgor Liberman has cut deal with Blue & White to back formation of minority left-wing government relying on Joint List.Shimon Cohen, 10/02/2020 08:24
Aryeh Deri in the Jordan Valley: We're getting ready to apply sovereignty

Aryeh Deri in the Jordan Valley: We're getting ready to apply sovereignty

Shas MKs, led by Aryeh Deri, tour Jordan Valley ahead of possible annexation of the area.Uriel Greenfeld, 27/01/2020 12:12
Shas party claims Avigdor Liberman's hatred for PM Netanyahu made him 'go out of his mind'

Shas party claims Avigdor Liberman's hatred for PM Netanyahu made him 'go out of his mind'

'Chief rabbi spoke out of concern for Israel, MK Liberman spends his days trying to unseat PM Netanyahu,' Shas says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2020 13:15
Razel family finishes Talmud with new song: Achat Sha'alti

Razel family finishes Talmud with new song: Achat Sha'alti

The musical Razel family completes Shas along with thousands of Jews around world. Family records joint song for occasion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2020 10:33
Who will Netanyahu appoint as ministers?

Who will Netanyahu appoint as ministers?

Prime minister will have to appoint ministers to Agriculture, Welfare and Diaspora ministries by tomorrow evening.Mordechai Sones, 31/12/2019 22:46
Shas' campaign: Aryeh needs a strong Bibi

Shas' campaign: Aryeh needs a strong Bibi

Shas to launch billboard campaign that will highlight the party's relationship with the prime minister.Hezki Baruch, 19/12/2019 05:29
Deri: I'll maintain the right-wing bloc

Deri: I'll maintain the right-wing bloc

Shas chairman: Only Netanyahu can keep the right united.Ben Shaul, 17/12/2019 04:42
'Blue & White says one thing in public, another in private'

'Blue & White says one thing in public, another in private'

Yisrael Beytenu chair slams haredi parties, Blue and White, for 'unholy' partnerships.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2019 13:31
Deri demands more ministries for Shas

Deri demands more ministries for Shas

Interior Minister says Shas party underrepresented in government relative to its size, demands ministries Netanyahu to give up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2019 18:50
Shas is the first to express support for Netanyahu

Shas is the first to express support for Netanyahu

Aryeh Deri's party is the first from the right-wing bloc to issue a statement of support for the PM following the indictment announcement.Hezki Baruch, 21/11/2019 22:39
Common sense dictates that Liberman and Netanyahu cut a deal

Common sense dictates that Liberman and Netanyahu cut a deal

Both sides can find a way to compromise and prevent a government backed by anti-Zionist Arab parties. Ted Belman, 19/11/2019 10:30
Likud MK: The haredim have to compromise to prevent elections

Likud MK: The haredim have to compromise to prevent elections

MK Miki Zohar at Likud emergency conference: I hope Liberman comes to his senses.Hezki Baruch, 18/11/2019 02:01
Shas MK: I didn't suggest an Arab Justice Minister

Shas MK: I didn't suggest an Arab Justice Minister

MK Moshe Arbel clarifies comments in radio interview in which he appeared to suggest that Joint List MK could serve as Justice Minister.Hezki Baruch, 08/11/2019 03:08
Deri: We'll sit with Lapid if he maintains the status quo

Deri: We'll sit with Lapid if he maintains the status quo

Shas chairman claims Gantz wanted to meet with right-wing party leaders in order to disband the right-wing bloc.Elad Benari, 25/10/2019 04:05
Will haredi parties join Gantz's coalition talks?

Will haredi parties join Gantz's coalition talks?

Some haredi lawmakers said to be planning to remain part of right-wing bloc for any coalition talks with Blue & White. Shas still undecided.Michal Levy, 22/10/2019 11:46
Shas leader in message of reconciliation

Shas leader in message of reconciliation

Rabbi Shalom Cohen to Lapid and Liberman: I don't hate anyone, stop boycotting haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 04:56
Deri: Shas is the sukkah of the state

Deri: Shas is the sukkah of the state

Shas chairman says party grew despite predictions of its demise before previous elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2019 22:57
Deri to Gantz: Stop 'election disaster'

Deri to Gantz: Stop 'election disaster'

Shas leader calls on Blue and White leader to 'stop wasting time' and join unity government with Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 11:13
Deri: We support Netanyahu but want broad government

Deri: We support Netanyahu but want broad government

Shas chairman calls on Benny Gantz to accept Netanyahu's proposal for unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2019 15:47
Right-wing parties to remain in a bloc until the end

Right-wing parties to remain in a bloc until the end

Right-wing parties refuse to sign document backing Netanyahu as PM candidate at deciding stages of gov't formation.Hezki Baruch, 02/10/2019 23:43
'Those who boycott haredim end up losing'

'Those who boycott haredim end up losing'

Former Mayor of Beit Shemesh and MK-elect Moshe Abutbul: Anyone who boycotts us isn't acting wisely.Hezki Baruch, 26/09/2019 06:44
Shas rabbi calls for religious parties to join Gantz-led gov't

Shas rabbi calls for religious parties to join Gantz-led gov't

Rabbi Tzion Boaron says 'no difference' between left and right, calls on religious parties to join center-left coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2019 09:48
Deri: 'Absolute majority want Jewish, non-secular state'

Deri: 'Absolute majority want Jewish, non-secular state'

Shas Chairman in Jerusalem: 'We met for first time for one purpose: To thank Creator for the great victory.'Mordechai Sones, 25/09/2019 00:44
Deri: 'Shas will continue to back Netanyahu - period'

Deri: 'Shas will continue to back Netanyahu - period'

'It wasn't us that tried to eliminate any trace of Judaism. We'll do everything in order to preserve the Jewish character of the state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2019 17:51