Attorney General's Office

AG probes ministry's disqualification of Jewish-Arab love novel

Weinstein opens probe into Education Ministry's decision after ACRI asserted it stemmed from 'anti-educational motives.'Cynthia Blank, 1/3/2016, 2:56 PM

Investigation opened against officer who neutralized terrorist

Attorney General's Office initiates proceedings against policeman for stopping Mahane Yehuda stabber last month.Uzi Baruch, 12/13/2015, 5:33 PM

Minister Shaked: Likud 'Sold Out' to the Haredim

Justice Minister defends Jewish Home's decision to join coalition despite nixing of conversion reformsIdo Ben Porat, 7/6/2015, 1:04 PM

Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Despite A-G claim that national service ban to far-left NGOs is 'illegal,' Uri Ariel determined not to fund groups working against Israel.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2015, 11:16 AM

AG Nixes Plan to Kick Far-Left NGO from National Service

A plan by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel to pull National Service funding for leftist group B'Tselem is 'illegal,' government lawyer says.Yaakov Levi, 6/25/2015, 9:02 AM

Minister Defends Banning Far-Left NGOs from National Service

Agriculture Min. Uri Ariel tells Arutz Sheva NGOs which attack IDF abuse state funding, after ACRI turns to the Attorney General over ban.Avi Haim, 6/24/2015, 8:38 PM

Supreme Court Rejects Yesh Atid Petition

Justice Daphne Barak-Erez rejects petition on grounds of Knesset, Attorney General response.Shlomo Pitrikovksy, 5/11/2015, 10:41 AM

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Formal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/11/2015, 9:26 AM

A-G Expected to Challenge Coalition for Technical Reasons

Likud's deals with UTJ, Jewish Home violated Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein's guidelines for coalition talks, news site claims.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2015, 10:31 AM

Netanyahu Backtracks on Israel Prize After A-G Reprimand

PM Netanyahu backtracks on earlier decision to disqualify leftist judges from the Israel Prize's Literature Committee.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/13/2015, 9:50 PM

Supreme Court: Why Does Ban Against Charlie Hebdo Still Stand?

Supreme Court orders Ahmed Tibi, Salim Joubran, and Attorney General to explain why injunction against Yisrael Beytenu still in place.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/9/2015, 5:19 PM

AG Demands Clarification on Palestinian Bus Ban

Call for review over decision to bar section of the Palestinian population from Israeli-funded buses sparks fury from MK.Tova Dvorin, 10/27/2014, 8:25 PM

Attorney General Axes Criminal Investigation Against Hanin Zoabi

Deputy Attorney General concludes Zoabi's encouragement of Hamas terror was not 'incitement.'Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/28/2014, 3:35 PM

AG Requests to Cancel Re-Release of Shalit Terrorists

Requests asks that ten terrorists from Shalit deal re-arrested in recent operations not be freed again after breaching conditions.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 6/24/2014, 5:52 PM

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

Both corruption cases, which have captivated Israeli media, to finally move forward as Rabbi Pinto brought in from US.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 10:01 PM

Defense Minister Slams 'Domestic Terrorism' in Yitzhar

Moshe Ya'alon vows to use 'all means necessary' in crackdown on extremists in Samaria community.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/9/2014, 5:59 PM

Extent of Rabbi's Bribes to Police Revealed

Gag order on Menashe Arbiv corruption case lifted Sunday, reveals extent of bribery from Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 12:38 PM

Rabbi Pinto Tells Followers to 'Keep the Faith'

In a letter to students, friends, and supporters, Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto discussed his latest setback, and how he is coping with it.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 4:41 PM

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto

Attorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 10:00 PM

Christian IDF Recruits Say Arab MK Acting 'Like a Mafia Member'

Forum for Christian IDF Soldiers files complaint against MK Hanin Zoabi, after threats against their representative in Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 2/11/2014, 12:49 PM

Next State Attorney: Shai Nitzan

Nitzan appointed to head Prosecution despite his perceived partisanship over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2013, 8:53 AM

Livni: Lay Off the Prosecution

Justice Minister rejects criticism of the prosecution in the wake of the acquittal of MK Avigdor Lieberman.Elad Benari, 11/7/2013, 3:13 AM

MK Elkin: Verdict Shows Need for Legal Reform

Judicial system needs meaningful reforms, says Deputy Foreign Minister, who will get his boss back.Gil Ronen, 11/6/2013, 12:21 PM

MK's Outrage at Attempt to Ban Jews from Land Registry

Attorney General says Jews living in Judea, Samaria should not be allowed to find out who owns neighboring land.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 9:42 PM

A-G: Netanyahu Denies Terrorists-for-Housing Deal

Reports that Netanyahu and Bennett agreed to release terrorists while building homes for Jews are untrue, says Attorney GeneralGil Ronen, 8/22/2013, 7:03 PM

Drama as IDF Scandal Becomes Police Case

Attorney General decides Harpaz Affair is a matter for police. Popular ex-IDF chief is among those involved.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 7:17 PM

Attorney General Seeks Demolition of Last Migron Homes

Homes on land purchased by Jews to be demolished after government fails to examine other options. Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2013, 12:36 PM

Legal Opinion: Leaker MKs Abused their Privilege

Atty Ilan Bombach: Existing laws make it possible to try MKs for leaking Prisoner X affair.Gil Ronen, 2/13/2013, 7:18 PM

A-G Snubs Knesset with 'Deplorable' No-Show

A-G Weinstein "too busy" to attend Knesset committee session on creation of a body to monitor his activities.Gil Ronen, 9/4/2012, 3:54 PM

Olmert Charges Dropped, ‘Too Little, Too Late’

More charges against former PM Olmert are dropped. Advisor: the damage was already done.Maayana Miskin, 8/21/2012, 8:35 PM

MK Katz's Bill: Fire A-G Who Refuses to Represent Government

MK Yaakov Katz's new bill will stipulate that an Attorney General who refuses to present the government’s position in court will be fired.Elad Benari, 7/23/2012, 5:43 AM

Rights Group’s ‘True Test of Likud’ – Not What You Might Think

A legal rights group warns that the real test of Netanyahu’s intent is here – and involves a routine appointment.Maayana Miskin, 6/15/2012, 1:32 PM

State Attorney: No Way to Build 300 Homes in Beit El

Deputy Legal Advisor to Government says Netanyahu's promise to make up for Givat HaUlpana unfeasible.Gil Ronen, 6/12/2012, 10:13 AM