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'Civil Admin. blocking efforts to save Amona'

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

Ben-Dahan: 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

A-G 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

AG 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 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 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: Stay out of 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

AG 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

AG nixes female 'Priestly Blessing' ceremony

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, AG 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 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

A-G 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

Gov't 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 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

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

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

Weinstein 'hijacked' attorney general's office

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

Will new AG neutralize 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

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

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