Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

December 7, 2000
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

In his first television interview since he began serving a three-year jail sentence for bribe-taking, the former leader of Israel’s fervently Orthodox Shas Party expressed frustration over what he termed the elite establishment’s rejection of his claims of innocence. During the interview, Aryeh Deri refused to discuss the nature of his current relationship to Shas.

Recommended from JTA