Leader of Israeli ultra-Orthodox Party Blames Predecessor for Failure in Municipal Polls

Shas' Aryeh Deri says Eli Yishai was invited to speak at a key campaign rally, 'and he didn't want to go.'

Shas chief Aryeh Deri has harshly criticized his predecessor Eli Yishai over last week’s municipal elections in which the ultra-Orthodox party won only one of three key races.