UTJ Fires First Salvo in War on Rival Shas Ahead of Israeli Elections

United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni drops hints about Shas leader Aryeh Deri's past criminal conviction at pan-Haredi political conference.

United Torah Judaism on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on Shas, thereby opening a campaign that will pit the Ashkenazi and Sephardi Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) parties directly against each other.