Report: Ovadia Yosef taps Deri as next Shas head

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef decided to appoint Arye Deri as the next leader of Shas, Army Radio quoted party officials as saying on Thursday.
Outgoing Shas leader Eli Yishai will reportedly receive a "consolation prize," according to Army Radio.
Rabbi Yosef is expected to announce his decision in the next two days.