aryeh deri

The one-time leader and present joint head of the ultra-Orthodox Sephardi party Shas. Currently sharing the role with his political rival Eli Yishai. Deri was jailed between 2000-2002 for corruption.
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End of democracy warnings are 'false propaganda campaign' - Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other coalition heads blasted the High Court of Justice ruling on Arye Deri at a special press conference

The rise and fall of Arye Deri - opinion

A democracy cannot allow persons who have successively been accused and found guilty of financial offenses to be responsible for vast state budgets as ministers

Arye Deri vows to continue leading Shas after being fired from gov't

"It was clear to both of us that we would adhere to the court's ruling," Deri said to Netanyahu following his removal from the government.

Netanyahu fires Deri from Israeli gov't following High Court disqualification

The prime minister waited until Sunday, reportedly in order to give Deri time to decide whether or not to resign.

How do Israelis feel as they protest against the judicial reforms?

Tens of thousands of Israelis went out to protest against the government's proposed judicial reforms.

By Sam Halpern

Netanyahu to dismiss Deri as minister in Sunday cabinet meeting - report

The High Court ruled in a 10-1 decision that Shas leader Aryeh Deri cannot serve as a minister in the government.

63% of Israelis support High Court ruling barring Deri from being minister - poll

27% of respondents said that they disagreed with the High Court's decision.

Israeli politicians, court fight for survival amid a judicial storm

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: Whether it’s Deri, Netanyahu, the attorney-general or the High Court, there’s bound to be collateral damage in their battles to outlast the current storms.


Israel shouldn't say goodbye to Arye Deri: He isn't done yet

INSIDE POLITICS: Netanyahu associate: “Anyone who thinks Deri can be extracted from the government... is mistaken. That is the difference between de jure and de facto.” 

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