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Smotrich and Deri to rotate as Finance Minister

The Likud and Religious Zionism parties announced an agreement this evening, which paves the way to the formation of the new government. The Likud and Religious Zionism parties have announced an agreement this evening in which Religious Zionism leader Bezalel Smotrich and Shas leader Aryeh Deri will rotate as Minister of Finance. … Read more

Daily Briefing Nov. 29: How Shas’s Deri can get a top job; Trump’s dinner guests

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday. Political writer Tal Schneider and US correspondent Jacob Magid join host Jessica Steinberg for today’s podcast. Schneider discusses the ongoing coalition-building process, including efforts to enable Shas … Read more

Deri demands Finance Ministry; Smotrich insisting on defense portfolio

Shas leader Aryeh Deri has demanded the Finance Ministry in the expected upcoming government led by Likud chief Benjamin Netanyahu, as Religious Zionism insisted that party leader Bezalel Smotrich become defense minister. Deri admitted to tax offenses earlier this year — his second criminal conviction — and resigned from the Knesset as part of a … Read more