A housing crisis? What housing crisis?
Shas leaders have turned a subsidized housing policy aimed at helping the working poor into another giveaway to the Haredim.
The media closely followed Aryeh Deri's return to the Shas leadership, becoming co-chairman along with Eli Yishai. But something else happened. The fixer who negotiated Deri's return, Housing Minister Ariel Atias, also increased his power, forming a triumvirate at the top of the party.