Shas Chair Yishai Expected to Keep Title, but Lose Top Power Role

According to a drafted compromise, Haaretz has learned, Interior Minister Eli Yishai will remain the party's most senior minister, while returning former leader Aryeh Deri to be granted additional power.

Interior Minister Eli Yishai will maintain his title as chairman of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party in the upcoming elections, but the faction's former chief Aryeh Deri will be granted additional authorities after recently returning to the party's helm, Haaretz learned on Tuesday.