Amona deal hits impasse

Agreement to relocate Amona to nearby plots encounters resistance from Attorney General; sources say full evacuation from hill likely.Nitsan Keidar, 12/12/2016, 2:50 PM

Israel's Supreme Court is not above the law and not a law unto itself

The only way out is to start from the beginning. John Brent, 12/8/2016, 2:09 PM

Rabbi may be indicted for incitement to violence

A-G Mandelblit Decides that Rabbi Yoseph Elitzur, co-author of Torat HaMelekh, should be charged for calling for violence.Hillel Fendel, 12/6/2016, 1:15 AM

Amona residents: We're not objects that can be thrown around

Amona residents, Jewish Home lawmakers reject Attorney General's proposal to move the community to temporary structures.Nitsan Keidar, 11/29/2016, 4:06 AM

A-G approves 'absentee property' solution for Amona

Avichai Mandelblit states that absentee property can be used as a temporary solution for Amona, but the Regulation Law would invalidate it.Nitsan Keidar, 11/28/2016, 11:28 PM

Mandelblit: I oppose regulation law irrespective of Amona

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit says he opposes Regulation Law irrespective of Amona, may open criminal investigation on submarines.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 11/24/2016, 1:13 PM

Attorney General opens police enquiry into submarine purchase

Attorney General decides to open police enquiry over IDF submarine purchaseYoel Domb, 11/23/2016, 6:29 PM

'Attorney General won't defend the Regulation Law? So we will'

The Legal Forum for Israel said that it would defend the Regulation Law free of charge after AG expressed unwillingness to do so.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2016, 12:02 PM

Attorney General slams revised Amona Law

Attorney General says state must obey ruling of High Court to destroy Amona and legislation to save town is illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 9:18 PM

Attorney General opposes new version of Regulation Law

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit will probably oppose even the new version of the Regulation Law being promoted in the Knesset.Yoel Domb, 11/9/2016, 4:30 PM

Why is the state not stopping soccer games on Shabbat?

High Court questions why Att'y General did not enforce labor court ruling that National League players cannot be forced to play on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2016, 12:14 PM

'Netanyahu betrayed us'

Residents and supporters of Amona accuse Prime Minister Netanyahu of betrayal after discussion of bill to save Amona put off.Gary Willig, 10/30/2016, 7:20 PM

A-G doesn't rule out criminal probe of Netanyahu

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says he would approve a criminal probe of Netanyahu if "reasonable" grounds were found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2016, 6:45 AM

'Bill legalizing Amona would be the end of Israeli democracy'

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit warns in closed-door meeting that 'bill to legalize Amona would irreparably harm rule of law.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2016, 10:50 PM

Probes against Netanyahu to be closed

All the corruption investigations against the Prime Minister will be closed after the upcoming holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2016, 1:14 AM

'Civil Administration blocking efforts to preserve Amona'

Officials from Civil Administration reject proposals to legalize Amona during hearing with Attorney General.Hezki Baruch, 9/15/2016, 4:12 PM

Deputy Defense Minister: Hangman cartoon a 'gigantic disgrace'

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan reacted to caricature depicting him as the hangman for a haredi yeshiva student: "Simply sickening."Reut Hadar, 8/22/2016, 7:41 PM

Attorney-General to Religious Councils: Hire more women

New directive requires municipal Religious Councils to ensure that at least 30% of members are women.Michal Levi, 8/9/2016, 9:48 AM

Attorney General discusses Amona relocation plan

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says there is no legal impediment from examining proposal to relocate Amona to adjacent lands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 12:03 AM

Plan to evacuate Amona formalized

A new proposal outlining the evacuation of the residents of Amona awaits the approval of the Attorney General.Reut Hadar, 8/2/2016, 9:56 AM

Battle to save Amona: Waiting on Attorney-General

Debate on proposed legislation to save Amona postponed as A-G Avichai Mandelblit asks for time to come up with better resolution.Nitsan Kedar, 7/27/2016, 2:16 PM

Regev: No platform for IDF refuser

Minister of Culture Miri Regev lambasts Tel Aviv Cinemateque for hosting event celebrating IDF objector.Tal Polon, 7/20/2016, 7:04 PM

Attorney General: The public trusts me

As the Constitution Committee calls for more transparency in the Justice Ministry, AG Mandelblit hits back.Uzi Baruch, 7/18/2016, 2:31 PM

Attorney General reveals plan to save Amona

In a meeting with coalition leaders, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit proposes plan to save embattled Amona - and legalize it.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 11:04 AM

Haredim - a minority?

The Justice Ministry's wheels are spinning, as the Attorney General fights to grant haredim minority status.Haim Lev, 7/18/2016, 8:36 AM

Attorney General opens probe into Prime Minister Netanyahu

Preliminary investigation is not a criminal investigation, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit stresses.Ari Soffer, 7/10/2016, 9:31 PM

Sexual assault case against ex-minister Silvan Shalom dropped

Case against Former Interior Minister Silvan Shalom ends without indictment due to lack of evidence;Shai Landesman, 6/30/2016, 9:08 PM

AG to politicians: Stop interfering in Elor Azariya's case

Attorney General addresses soldier's case for first time, warns politicians not to 'bias the trial' - after Ya'alon made ISIS comparison.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 8:25 AM

Attorney General hints at political scandals to come

AG Avichai Mandelblit reveals he has approved a number of 'sensitive' police investigations which haven't yet been made public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 8:22 PM

Attorney General nixes female 'Priestly Blessing' at Kotel

Attorney General blocks Women of the Wall from holding 'Birkat Kohanot' ceremony at Kotel alongside Birkat Kohanim.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2016, 1:31 PM

Herzog, Attorney General eat together despite investigation

Pair sat next to each other during meal even though Herzog under investigation. His office: Nothing suspicious, wasn't closed meeting.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 12:44 PM

Criminal investigation launched against Minister Deri

AG orders that preliminary corruption investigation give way to full-fledged criminal investigation against Shas head - it isn't his first.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/31/2016, 9:05 PM

Attorney General: Mikveh law is unconstitutional

Avichai Mandelblit says bill violates individuals' freedom of religion, Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi discusses modesty and privacy issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2016, 10:39 PM

Attorney General partially OKs deporting terrorists' families

A-G Avichai Mandelblit says government can transfer families of terrorists under limited conditions, and only within Judea-Samaria.Matt Wanderman, 3/14/2016, 9:39 PM

Government considers expelling families of terrorists

Netanyahu reveals new options being weighed by government to confront ongoing terror wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2016, 1:10 PM

Obama administration balks at Netanyahu's anti-terror plan

US State Department voices "concern" over proposed deportation plan, condemns terrorist home demolitions as "counterproductive".Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 12:27 PM

Netanyahu moves to expel terrorists' families to Gaza

Prime Minister turns to Attorney General to examine possibility of expelling relatives who encourage and support terror.Nitsan Keidar, 3/2/2016, 2:27 PM

AG rules no demolition if terrorist's family turns them in

Two terror homes demolished, but on Attorney General's orders home of Litman father and son's murderer not among them.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/23/2016, 9:44 PM

AG orders police to scope out pro-terror Arab MKs

On Netanyahu's orders to examine legal actions, Mandelblit tells police to gather information on meeting with terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 7:00 PM

Netanyahu orders legal action against Balad MKs

Prime Minister asks Attorney General to examine what legal action can be taken against Arab MKs who met terrorists' families.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2016, 2:22 AM

How Weinstein turned the Attorney General into a dictatorship

New Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has a tough task ahead of him taking back control of a 'hijacked' office, gov't watchdog says.Yoni Kempinski, 2/2/2016, 5:58 PM

New AG enters office - will he counter leftist courts' activism?

Avihai Mandelblit begins his term and says: 'The rule of law is not the rule of the attorney general.' Will he go to bat for the government?Gil Ronen, 2/1/2016, 9:53 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

Netanyahu: UN Gaza Report a 'Waste of Time'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu praises official Israeli counter-report, says other reports' goal to 'blacken the State of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2015, 2:54 PM

New Government to Legalize Jewish Buildings in Judea-Samaria

Coalition deal between Likud and Jewish Home establishes team to arrange legality of buildings and neighborhoods.Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 5/8/2015, 11:39 AM

Report: Netanyahu Canned Building Plans Under US Pressure

Officials say PM folded, reversed plans for 2,500 housing units in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria in response to teens' murder.Ari Yashar, 9/1/2014, 3:59 PM