Netanyahu's New Coalition Analysis Ultra-Orthodox Prepare for New Role in Israeli Government: The Underdogs

With its mediocre showing in the election and the poor health of Rabbi Ovadia, Shas is clearly coming to the end of an era.

Since the return of Aryeh Deri to Shas last October, the ultra-Orthodox political party has tried to hide the internal conflict among its leadership. But what was concealed until now burst out into the open yesterday, becoming blatant and uninhibited. The...