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'Religious morality trumps army directives'

Rabbi David Stav defends Chief IDF Rabbi appointee from media attacks; expresses displeasure at recent appointments for Rabbinical Court.Shai Landesman, 7/13/2016, 10:08 AM

Rel. Zionist judges appointed to Supreme Court

Nine judges - including three from religious Zionist movement - appointed to Supreme Rabbinical Court.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/13/2016, 2:10 AM

'The truth about NGOs will now be revealed'

Yisrael Beytenu MK Robert Ilatov hopeful new 'transparency law' will prevent interference by foreign countries in Israeli affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2016, 7:12 PM

Shaked 'won't let any judges be disqualified'

Source close to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked insists she won't give in to pressure against religious Zionist rabbinic judges.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/12/2016, 1:52 PM

Knesset approves 'Transparency Law'

Knesset approves law requiring NGOs to reveal sources of funding by a majority of 57 to 48.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2016, 12:12 AM

Political fight holds up rabbinic court appointees

Appointment committee meeting canceled after Chief Rabbis refuse to attend. Shas demands Sephardi majority on Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2016, 3:59 PM

Reform fighting 'judicial intifada' enacted

Reform closes loophole which enabled Arab workers to bombard Jewish farmers with baseless lawsuits, avoid consequences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 4:19 PM

Shaked: Families of murderers to pay heavy price

Justice Minister Shaked in eulogy for Rabbi Mark: 'The Land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people. The answer to murder is construction.'Eliran Aharon, 7/3/2016, 4:42 PM

Shaked: 'Don't lecture me'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked responds to rabbinical, women's groups concerned about too much haredi control over rabbinical courts.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/1/2016, 2:10 PM

Jewish Home ministers slam Turkey deal

Education, Justice ministers join Defense Minister in opposing deal. Agreement likely to come up for ratification on Wednesday.Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2016, 9:20 AM

NGO Bill clears another hurdle

Bill designed to ensure transparency of foreign funding for local NGOs passes committee vote. Shaked: "We won't permit blatant meddling".Shai Landesman, 6/27/2016, 6:23 PM

Cabinet to resolve Yemenite children affair

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi to bring to investigate classified material about alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children in early days of stateShai Landesman, 6/26/2016, 3:00 PM

Watch: Justice Minister Shaked blesses in...Arabic

Minister Ayelet Shaked visits a Ramadan fast-breaking event, blesses participants in Arabic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 11:44 PM

Shaked: 'We were saved from Camp David 2'

Justice Minister says Herzog was only pushing Left's agenda, but is thankful Israel was saved from another dangerous failure.Shimon Cohen, 6/20/2016, 4:29 PM

'Mayors unwilling to absorb haredim are racist’

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked fights discrimination against haredim.Chaim Lev, 6/20/2016, 2:52 PM

Counter-terror bill passed into law

Legislation enables courts to convict terrorists more easily, replaces emergency provisions.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2016, 8:20 PM

Jewish Home 'killing hope' of a Palestinian state

Special UN envoy to Middle East fumes after Justice Minister pledges to block establishment of Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 7:19 PM

Decriminalization of marijuana - coming soon?

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked looking to remove the stigma of drug use for 'soft drugs' as alternative to full legalization.Tova Dvorin, 6/1/2016, 6:35 PM

Shaked hits back at Liberman: No to 'Hamas-stan'

Justice Minister responds to support for 'Palestinian state' from PM, Liberman, says only Jewish Home supports Judea and Samaria.Ari Soffer, 5/31/2016, 7:10 PM

Shaked: Security Cabinet reform could save lives

Justice Minister notes the public benefits from recent government upheaval, despite falling-out between Netanyahu, Bennett.Shimon Cohen, 5/30/2016, 12:58 PM

Shaked: 'We're ready for elections'

Justice Minister demands Netanyahu fully embrace reforms of security cabinet - or else prepare for new elections.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/29/2016, 10:05 AM

Coalition MKs fight for underage rights

Justice and Social Affairs Ministers support bill which would add more parental supervision in juvenile crime cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2016, 6:21 PM

Shaked vows to continue building in Judea-Samaria

Justice Minister, speaking at dedication ceremony in Itamar, vows to bring more people to the region.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2016, 7:42 PM

Consensual solution for family feuds

New regulations will require four meetings between the two disputing parties, free of charge and without the presence of lawyers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 10:31 AM

'Europe cannot free itself from its ghosts'

Justice Minister addresses March of the Living, recalling how the entire world abandoned the Jews in the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 5/5/2016, 6:49 PM

Shaked hits Deputy CoS over Holocaust Day comments

Justice Minister criticizes Deputy CoS, as leftwing MKs rally to his defense.Uzi Baruch, 5/5/2016, 10:04 AM

'Anti-Semitic comments are not political debate'

Ayelet Shaked challenges Britain's Labour party leader to stop rampant Anti-Semitism in his party.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/4/2016, 3:14 PM

Zionist Union 'negotiating terms of unity gov't'

Talks underway to bring Zionist Union into coalition. But Naftali Bennett warns offering party may bolt if Justice Ministry given to Labor.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2016, 10:57 AM

Beginning of annexation? 'Norms' law gains support

Support grows for proposal to apply Israeli law in Judea and Samaria. Minister denies proposal would constitute annexation.David Rosenberg, 5/2/2016, 5:41 PM

Will Bennett be the next Prime Minister?

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked predicts Bennett will replace Netanyahu, adds ambition to chair Jewish Home.Uzi Baruch, 4/25/2016, 10:51 AM

Shaked: Incitement against Yaalon is very serious

Justice Minister denounces threats against Defense Minister, though insists they come from his own party.Matt Wanderman, 4/9/2016, 11:24 PM

Efi Naveh: Shaked's criticism is completely fair

Israel Bar Association head Efi Naveh supports Justice Minister, explains that democracy means hearing things you don't like.Hezki Baruch, 4/5/2016, 9:07 AM

Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Court

Shelly Yachimovich demands Netanyahu fire Justice Minister after she criticized Court. Shaked: This is attempt at political assassination.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 2:13 PM

Shaked: Gov overstepped in gas deal but not Oslo?

Justice Minister criticizes Supreme Court logic that gov can't limit future options, points out that Court was fine with Oslo Accords.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 12:05 PM

Liberman: We want a Jewish state, not a haredi one

Yisrael Beytenu head submits bill to recognize civil marriage. 'There are soldiers who can die for the State of Israel but not marry.'Haim Lev, 3/16/2016, 3:33 PM

Shaked: Don't let shadow gov return us to Oslo

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked blasts reports of secret talks between Israel, PA over removing IDF from Palestinian cities.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2016, 10:41 PM

Shaked: Haaretz cheapening memory of Holocaust

After Haaretz article compares Bennett to Nazis, Justice Minister slams paper's incitement and cheapening of the Holocaust.David Rosenberg, 2/18/2016, 2:40 PM

Bennett: Israel isn't Vegas

Jewish Home minister promises to fight against Netanyahu's plan to build a casino in Eilat.Ido Ben Porat, 2/17/2016, 1:56 PM

Shaked: Bennett demands cabinet take polygraph

Following accusations that he had been leaking cabinet secrets, Bennett calls for entire cabinet to take polygraph.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 11:41 AM

MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignored

Eichler explains new bill banning publication of victim's name before approval, asks Shaked why privacy censor law isn't enforced.Ben Shaul, 2/15/2016, 4:23 PM

Shaked’s office fires back at MK Stern

Associates of the Minister of Justice return criticism to MK Elazar Stern for trying to make a media uproar at Shaked’s expense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 1:36 PM

MK Stern accuses Shaked of ‘harming women’

Ministerial Committee headed by Shaked opposes Stern’s bill to increase the number of women in the chief rabbis’ electoral body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 9:24 PM

Shaked rules out adoption of historic Levy Report

Minister says report defining Israel's Judea-Samaria presence as legal is 'impossible' now, says region's law enforcement is unbiased.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/11/2016, 4:07 PM

Shaked: Suspending extremist Arab MKs isn't enough

Justice Minister says Netanyahu's proposed law isn't the solution, calls to give ethics committee more power, disqualify Balad party.Uzi Baruch, 2/9/2016, 3:48 PM

PM vows to pass NGO Transparency Law

Netanyahu questions criticism from those who 'usually support transparency'; Shaked blasts charge law is 'undemocratic' as 'irresponsible.'Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2016, 7:41 PM

Bennett: Im Tirtzu campaign 'degrading'

Jewish Home politicians denounce Im Tirtzu for video campaign attacking left-wing Israeli artists as 'foreign agents.'Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/28/2016, 3:08 PM

Government to set up a COGAT for Israelis

Ministers Ya'alon, Shaked and Ariel to head up new government coordination group for Jewish activities in Judea and Samaria.Raphael Poch, 1/25/2016, 8:22 AM

'Answering terror by planting and building'

Ministers Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked attend a tree planting ceremony in Tekoa near site of attack on Michal Froman, for Tu B'shevat.Eliran Aharon, 1/24/2016, 12:08 PM

Shaked: Cancel private criminal complaints

Justice Minister proposes bill to cancel exceptional procedure allowing individuals to press charges even if state prosecutors disagree.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/14/2016, 8:55 AM

ADL joins chorus of US 'concern' over NGO Law

US-based group argues Justice Minister's law would by 'tarring' NGOs 'threaten to erode Israel's very democratic character.'Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2016, 3:00 PM

Shaked tells US to butt out of Israeli legislation

Shaked asserts 'no cause' for US concerns over her NGO Transparency Law, as Israel is a 'strong democracy.'Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 10:50 PM

US pushes to derail Shaked's Transparency Law

In meeting with Justice Minister, US envoy expresses 'government's concerns' over bill requiring NGOs to declare foreign funding.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 4:16 PM

Which minister are Israelis most satisfied with?

Special Channel 2 poll discovers what Israelis think about the job the current government ministers are doing.Ben Ariel, 1/10/2016, 1:58 AM

US won't compare NGO law to lobbying registry

State Dept. spokesman says Israeli Transparency Law and US Foreign Agents Registration Act 'two different things' - but can't explain how.Cynthia Blank, 1/7/2016, 11:57 AM

AJC, how about Standing with Israel instead of Breaking the Silence?

The AJC should Stand With Israel – not with Breaking the Silence and The New Israel Fund. Ronn Torossian, 1/6/2016, 12:00 PM

Cabinet approves Mandelblit appointment for A-G

Netanyahu favorite received backing of all ministers but one and will take office on February 1.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2016, 1:58 PM

Left-wing MKs rail over 'rabbis who incite'

State Control Committee considers how to deal with incitement from rabbis. Former Shin Bet head: authorities have failed.Hezki Baruch, 12/29/2015, 12:16 PM