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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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Mount Meron after the tragic incidents on Thursday night, April

Meron tragedy reflects relationship between Israel and the ultra-Orthodox

The legal complexities of who controls what land and which buildings at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on Mount Meron have for years stymied efforts to develop the site.

Gideon Sa'ar, Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett: Potential candidates for prime minister, 2021

Netanyahu set to offer Bennett, Sa'ar PM rotation today

Netanyahu has offered a rotation as prime minister to Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin (Likud), Shas leader Arye Deri and Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz, but none of the offers were taken seriously.

Aryeh Deri during Shas Conference on February 10th, 2019

Shas leader demands term as prime minister

Netanyahu puts Deri in charge of wooing Sa’ar.


Haredi parties hold seats in exit polls

Shas leader Aryeh Deri and UTJ leader Ya'acov Litzman urge the ultra-Orthodox to vote against a perceived threat to Jewish character of the state.

Israel Elections: Is it time to say goodbye to Israel? - opinion

Cracks in this godly holiness that are frantically covered over are beginning to emerge.

MK to Arye Deri: Extend permits for foreign workers in construction

MK Amit Halevi appealed to Interior Minister Arye Deri to extend the residence permits of 1,200 foreign workers from China and about 800 foreign workers from Moldova

Museum against Interior Ministry ousting Holocaust rescuer's descendant

The Ghetto Fighters' House Museum sent a letter on Thursday to Interior Minister MK Aryeh Deri requesting approval for the continued stay of Marlos Sonwald.

Sex trafficking refugees given one year until possible deportation

Interior Minister Arye Deri granted the 27 Ethiopian victims of a sex trafficking ring a one-year working permit.


Bnei Brak residents clash with police trying to enforce COVID lockdown

The incident was condemned by many politicians, including by ultra-Orthodox MKs who called on extremist factions in the ultra-Orthodox community to cooperate with the police.

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