eli yishai

Read More
Less
knesset

Police complaint filed against Yishai over ‘two dads’ ad

Yishai's activists sparked a storm in the political arena by publicizing ads for Yishai on social media urging voters to vote for Yachad "in order that there shouldn't be a child with two fathers."

Shas party leader Arye Deri

Shas rabbi meets with Yishai to form coalition with Yahad

The two party leaders have been bitter enemies since Deri ousted Yishai as Shas chairman in 2013.

Western Wall

Former Shas head Yishai: Western Wall plan will see Reform Jews 'putting tefillin on dogs'

Former leader of Sephardic ultra-Orthodox party blasts cabinet decision to create egalitarian prayer space "an attack on the Holy of Holies."

By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
04/02/2016
Eli Yishai

Yishai: Zero accomplishments for Deri

"Deri is a wheeler-dealer, who must decide whether he represents the poor who he said were invisible poor or the gas tycoons," says former Shas chairman.

By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
25/10/2015
Netanyahu

Netanyahu holds secret meeting with Eli Yishai amid reports he seeks right-wing bloc

The prime minister meets with the former head of Shas amid reports of building right wing bloc ahead of next general elections.

By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
20/09/2015
Eli Yishai

Yahad can’t pay campaign staff Yishai says

Election leaves party with large debt, no party funding.

Eli Yishai at the President's residence, January 31, 2013.

Grapevine: Who will be mayor?

Eli Yishai may run in the J'lem mayoral election against Nir Barkat, given Uri Lupolianski announces that he’s not running.

Interior Minister Eli Yishai

Eli Yishai leaning against J'lem mayoral run

Source close to former Shas chairman says haredi MK knows he would have trouble obtaining support from any of the religious factions.

By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
06/05/2013
Shas MKs Eli Yishai and Arye Deri at the Knesset, April 22, 2013.

Deri reaches out to Yishai to heal Shas rift

Deri orders his followers not to rejoice upon his return to the Shas leadership, because Yishai would see it as gloating.

By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
05/05/2013
Shas MKs Eli Yishai and Arye Deri at the Knesset, April 22, 2013.

Yishai to stay in Knesset, ‘give Deri headaches’

Former Shas chairman Eli Yishai reacts after being fired last week by mentor Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.

By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
05/05/2013
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy