Draining the swamp: Bill combating bureaucratic overreach okayed

Proposal to give elected officials control over appointments of senior ministry advisors wins coalition backing.Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2017, 4:12 PM

New bill seeks to 'give teeth' to fight against BDS

According to 'Boycott Bill,' BDS activists could be sued for 100 thousand shekels without proof of damages - and 500 thousand with proof.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2017, 5:13 PM

'Bennett is right, the IDF should speak more reservedly'

Justice Minister says Education Minister correctly criticized IDF spokesman, notes democracy allows such criticism; discusses investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2017, 9:24 AM

Coalition crisis averted with compromise

Coalition Chairman agrees to delay vote on 'French Law' by 1 month, end freeze on all other legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2017, 9:47 PM

'Half-million Jews in Judea, Samaria have a right to be safe'

Justice Minister says government needs to beef up security for residents of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 9:47 PM

Esther Hayut sworn-in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

PM, President, and MKs attend swearing-in ceremony of new Supreme Court head, speak of need to prevent judicial overreach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 6:38 PM

'I always knew your motives were pure'

Justice Minister's speech to retiring Supreme Court Chief Justice Naor notes their mutual respect despite differences of opinion.Ayelet Shaked, 10/26/2017, 12:48 PM

'State Attorney's Office is a branch of the Jewish Home party'

Haaretz slams Justice Minister for dictating her positions on Judea and Samaria to them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2017, 9:59 AM

Coming soon-US to ease Visa requirements for Israelis

Israel is moving plans forward for a fingerprint database in order to join the US visa waiver program.Tzvi Lev, 10/2/2017, 10:15 PM

'We missed historic opportunity to improve Israel's government'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin criticizes government's postponement of bill to modify appointment methods of senior government officials.Yoel Domb, 10/1/2017, 4:59 PM

Justice Minister weighs in on settlement ceremony controversy

Minister responds to Chief Justice's boycott of jubilee celebration in Gush Etzion: 'Judicial system inseparable part of settlement.'Mordechai Sones, 9/26/2017, 9:09 PM

'Terrorist's home will be demolished'

Prime Minister Netanyahu declares that the home of the terrorist who murdered three in Har Adar will be demolished.Tzvi Lev, 9/26/2017, 12:15 PM

Justice Minister trying to 'bring back Israel's glory'

Legal Forum for Israel sends letter of support to Justice Minister Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2017, 2:55 PM

'Kahlon hasn't even seen the bill yet'

Naftali Bennett blasts Kahlon's announcement that he will oppose attempts at judicial reform.Tzvi Lev, 9/24/2017, 5:49 PM

Kulanu backs 'Jewish Law' amendment for Israel's courts

Kulanu signals support for amendment to 'Nationality Law' that requires courts to consider Jewish civil law.Tzvi Lev, 9/18/2017, 1:35 PM

Shaked: Netanyahu will back limits on Supreme Court

Justice Minister promotes new plan to restrain Supreme Court: 'We will also sit with Kulanu and I want to believe we will reach consensus.'Mordechai Sones, 9/17/2017, 7:07 PM

'Constitutional law will restore faith in Supreme Court'

Education Minister Bennett says new proposal won't harm Supreme Court, slams Labor leader Gabbay for not reading plan's details.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2017, 10:14 PM

Left outraged over Bennett and Shaked's 'constitutional plan'

Knesset members from the left blast Bennett and Shaked plan to rein in the Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 9/15/2017, 12:05 AM

Bennett, Shaked take on Supreme Court

Jewish Home ministers plan constitutional reforms to end Supreme Court activism and judicial supremacy, restore Knesset authority.David Rosenberg, 9/14/2017, 9:55 PM

Ayelet Shaked chosen as Israel's 'most influential woman'

Lady Globes magazine chooses Ayelet Shaked as Israel's most influential woman. Forbes had selected her as 'woman of the year' in July.Tzvi Lev, 9/14/2017, 12:25 PM

'I hope PM strengthens Hevron, lets Jewish community expand'

Justice Minister calls on Netanyahu to expand Jewish community in Hevron following election of convicted murderer as PA mayor of city.Hezki Baruch, 9/12/2017, 12:18 PM

Shaked: Don't hire illegal immigrants - hire Palestinian Arabs

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked calls on restaurant owners to refrain from employing infiltrators, instead hire PA Arabs with work permits.Yoni Kempinski, 9/11/2017, 1:04 PM

Shaked: We will win struggle against infiltrators

Justice Minister joins protest of Migron residents whose homes were destroyed 5 years ago, says PM's promises will be fulfilled this month.Eliran Aharon, 9/3/2017, 4:06 PM

Justice Minister deflects criticism

Justice Minister Shaked says she didn't intend to slam Supreme Court justices, Nationality Law is intended to help courts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2017, 11:59 PM

'Shaked cut to the roots of our continuity'

Rabbi Druckman praises Justice Minister's words at Bar Association calling not to discard Jewish values in favor of Western Liberal values.Shimon Cohen, 8/30/2017, 6:11 PM

Shaked: Zionism will not remain submissive

'Our individual rights system should be linked with Israeli uniqueness, to our national missions,' said Justice Minister at conference.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2017, 8:37 PM

Legal advisers protest: Don't change how we're appointed

Former judges, legal advisers, slam Justice Minister claiming new system of appointment 'harms the rule of law.'Hezki Baruch, 8/25/2017, 11:02 AM

'Regulation Law is in Israel's national interests'

Government tells Supreme Court Regulation Law is fair to landowners, necessary in the face of racist PA laws banning land sales to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 7:54 PM

Who are you, Ari Harow?

Friends of former Netanyahu Chief of Staff speak with Arutz Sheva following announcement he will testify in investigation of Prime Minister.Yoni Kempinski, 8/8/2017, 2:01 PM

'You can't run a country this way'

Justice Minister Shaked: Interrogations can be a tool for killing someone's political career. Let prime minister do his job.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2017, 9:53 PM

Ayelet Shaked named Forbes Israel's 'woman of the year'

Justice Minister thanks magazine, says she's 'just getting started.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 7:33 PM

'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

Tzfat rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'LGBT terror forces the system to change, violate beliefs,' condemns LGBT 'terror.'Ido Ben Porat, Chana Roberts, 7/26/2017, 10:43 AM

Party to right of Likud will prevent another 'Disengagement'

Justice Minister: Had Supreme Court halted Disengagement, it would have hurt democracy; people must turn to government and Knesset.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2017, 4:48 PM

Jewish Home ministers vote against removal of metal detectors

Jewish Home Ministers Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked join Zeev Elkin in opposing PM's plan to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount.Nitsan Keidar, 7/25/2017, 10:56 AM

Justice Minister: Hate taught in Arab schools caused massacre

Justice Minister Shaked says 'no words describe horrific and despicable murder,' says Arab schools, parents brainwash children to hate Jews.Uzi Baruch, 7/22/2017, 11:49 PM

Justice Minister: We bring results, and our hard work pays off

Justice Minister Shaked speaks with Arutz Sheva about elections, the submarine scandal, Qalqiliya, and building in Beit El.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 1:33 PM

'Beit El Law' gets another chance

Prime Minister's Office sources say PM did not veto bill. Justice Minister pledges to bring law up Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 10:10 PM

Edelstein misses Shaked

Yuli Edelstein sends message to Minister Shaked through Culture Minister Miri Regev, who presented Justice Ministry bill.Mordechai Sones, 7/10/2017, 5:48 PM

Knesset meeting on 'seniority' method of High Court appointments

Law Committee holding special meeting about method - opposed by Justice Minister - whereby next Chief Justice is most senior judge on court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2017, 2:57 PM

Shaked: Government needs to take the reins

Gov't backs bill allowing closure of criminal, terrorist websites. 'The internet is a no-man's land, time for the gov't to take the reins.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2017, 10:30 AM

Shaked: No room for two parties

Justice Minister refers to possibility that National Union may split from Jewish Home Party. 'We must remain as one party.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2017, 5:05 PM

'Girls benefit immensely from this'

Justice Minister addresses graduates of girls preparatory school before they begin their national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 6:41 PM

'Israel is leading the fight against human trafficking'

Israel ranks as one of best countries in fight against human trafficking, Justice Ministry says it's because entire gov't works together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 2:07 PM

Israel looks to end crisis with Diaspora Jews

Bennett, Shaked intensify efforts to find compromise, prevent break between Israel and American Jewish leaders.Nitsan Keidar, 6/27/2017, 2:12 PM

Breaking the Silence spokesman questioned over 'beating an Arab'

Spokesperson for radical leftist group who said he beat an innocent Arab during his IDF service under investigation for alleged incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2017, 12:12 PM

'I suggest Netanyahu publish the protocol'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked appears at Herzliya Conference, addresses conflict over what happened at cabinet meeting on Qalqilya.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2017, 9:51 PM

'We will insist Netanyahu keep his promises'

Beit El leaders say PM making Religious Zionists into joke, promise consequences.Eliran Aharon, 6/18/2017, 11:15 AM

Liberman: Bennett and Shaked's statement is surprising

Defense Minister rejects Jewish Home's criticism of plan to build in Qalqiliya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 12:05 AM

'We have to promote our own interests - not those of the PA'

Bennett and Shaked slam approval of 14,000 housing units for Arab residents of Area A which will be in Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 10:33 PM

Supermarket bag tax still has not crossed the 'Green Line'

Tax on plastic bags partially enforced on residents of Judea and Samaria - even though it still does not apply over 'Green Line.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2017, 11:42 AM

'We can and must build more'

Justice Minister says Jewish Home pressure against PM exists, but not enough to break current building quotas in Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2017, 2:21 PM

Land in western Negev registered in state's name

Justice Ministry recently completes large-scale registration of 100,000+ acres in western Negev to state of Israel, to help develop area.Mordechai Sones, 6/8/2017, 11:10 AM

Investigation opened into 'Breaking the Silence' spokesman

Testimony given by radical org spokesman that he beat Arab for no apparent reason angered JM Shaked, who asked to open investigation.Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2017, 11:53 AM

Governmental legislation will include Judea and Samaria

Justice Minister says that, as of June 1, government bills may no longer exclude residents of Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2017, 2:40 PM

'Put Ayelet Shaked in check'

Journalist claims popular Justice Minister among 'destroyers of Israel's democratic image in world.' Bennett defends.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2017, 9:24 PM

Barak blasts 'fascist' Shaked

Former Prime Minister accuses Justice Minister of fascism following her row with Supreme Court President.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/30/2017, 9:08 PM

Chief Justice threatens petition against Justice Minister Shaked

Chief Justice Miriam Naor threatens petition against Justice Minister Shaked, claims she is delaying appointment of Naor's successor.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2017, 5:24 PM