Mandelblit withholds information from Supreme Court

Attorney General attempts to force government to do as he wishes, withholds Defense Ministry position from court despite explicit request.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2017, 9:08 AM

AG approves new homes in Ofra, Gush Etzion

Attorney General Mandelblit green-lights 91 new homes in Ofra in Samaria, 56 houses in Kfar Etzion in Judea.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 12:15 PM

PA calls to place Israeli Attorney General on trial

PA blasts Avichai Mandelblit for "encouraging terrorism" over his approval of construction in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2017, 5:34 AM

"The aim of the demonstrators - to bring down Netanyahu"

MK slams demonstrators outside attorney general's house for attempting to force A-G to indict Netanyahu regardless of the facts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 8:53 PM

NGOs warn Gaza faces 'total collapse' over electricity

Radical groups petition Attorney General to force government to restore electricity to Gaza.AFP, 6/14/2017, 8:18 PM

Mandelblit: Right to demonstrate will be preserved

Attorney General says citizens have the right to protest outside his home against his handling of the investigations against PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2017, 8:44 PM

No demonstrations near houses of haredi IDF recruiters

Attorney General Mandelblit issues directive to police not to allow haredim to demonstrate near houses of haredi IDF recruiters.Yoel Domb, 5/29/2017, 9:23 PM

Attorney General: Prime Minister can work in IPBC

Justice Ministry official says Attorney General approved Netanyahu involvement in broadcasting corporation.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 4/2/2017, 1:37 PM

Security increased around Attorney General

Defense Ministry increases security around Avichai Mandelblit following protests and graffiti near his house.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2017, 4:42 AM

Police to investigate incitement against haredi soldiers

After radicals hang haredi soldiers in effigy, AG approves first-ever investigation into incitement against religious soldiers.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2017, 2:57 PM

'Don't destroy buildings until Supreme Court ruling'

Attorney General calls on government not to take any action regarding illegal buildings until after upcoming Supreme Court ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 8:30 PM

'AG blatantly sabotaging government'

Jewish Home MK slams Attorney General's plan to testify against Regulation Law. 'This behavior is absurd and needs to be banned.'Hezki Baruch, 3/3/2017, 9:30 AM

Attorney General allows State to defend Regulation Law

A-G signals he will not testify against Regulation Law despite opposing it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 7:20 PM

'Submarine Affair' upgraded to full criminal investigation

Attorney General upgrades probe into 'Submarine Affair' to full criminal probe. Suspects include PM's lawyer, not PM himself.Gary Willig, 2/27/2017, 8:53 PM

'This is how we deal with those who attack haredi soldiers'

Attorney General announces new measures to deal with incitement and harassment against haredi soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 5:23 PM

Attorney General opposes 'Muezzin Law'

Attorney General tells Arab MKs the “Muezzin Law” could cause unnecessary unrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2017, 6:38 AM

'Investigate Judicial Selection Committee leaks'

'Lavi' organization demands investigation into tendentious leaks from Judicial Appointments subcommittee deliberations against Gidon Sapir.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2017, 8:59 PM

'Investigate Arab MK who called for sedition'

Im Tirtzu calls on Attorney General to investigate Arab MK for sedition and incitement for calling on PA to act against Israel and US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 5:38 PM

State recommends curtailing Shabbat soccer

AG promotes gradual Shabbat soccer game reduction while finding solutions for religious players as long as Shabbat games continue.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/15/2017, 1:28 PM

Will MK who aided terrorists face lesser charges if he resigns?

Deal reportedly in the works to allow Joint List MK Basel Ghattas to resign and face reduced charges after smuggling phones to terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2017, 10:10 AM

Submarine affair to turn into criminal probe

Attorney General expected to announce that submarine probe will become a criminal investigation. Netanyahu not a suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 1:08 AM

'I brought down the government, no one should be lecturing me'

Likud MK attacks Jewish Home party, justifies voting against Regulation Law.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2017, 12:40 PM

Attorney General to oppose Regulation Law in Supreme Court

Mandelblit expected to attend petition hearing, argue against regulation law, and present position contrary to that of government.Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2017, 9:15 PM

Criminal investigation against Opposition leader closed

Attorney General announces that criminal investigation against Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog for negative ad campaign.Arutz Sheva Staf, 1/30/2017, 7:20 PM

Will policeman filmed hitting Ethiopian soldier be prosecuted?

Attorney General considering reopening investigation closed by previous A-G against policeman filmed striking Ethiopian soldier.Gary Willig, 1/30/2017, 5:40 PM

Amona residents clarify: We'll evacuate peacefully

Residents of the town of Amona clarify they will keep their promise to leave their homes without violence.Hezki Ezra and Ido Ben Porat, 1/30/2017, 3:08 AM

Attorney General will not defend Amona draft plan

Attorney General says refusal of Amona residents to evacuate peacefully means he cannot defend the relocation plan at Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2017, 12:37 AM

AG Mandelblit: My investigation of the PM is required by law

Attorney General says that neglecting to investigate the PM would be a disgrace to his position. "It is not a choice - it is an obligation."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2017, 12:39 PM

AG bars release of Bibi tapes during police investigation

After excerpts of recordings aired on TV, Mandelblit warns full release of tapes could cripple investigation.JTA, 1/17/2017, 7:50 AM

'Outside voices will not affect investigation'

Attorney General responds to criticism about management of investigations relating to Prime Minister. "Only consideration was truth."Nitzan Keidar, 1/16/2017, 8:38 PM

Netanyahu questioned for three hours

Attorney General notes several cases in which police found no reason to open an investigation against Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2017, 11:49 PM

MK Hazan may be indicted for assaulting public servant

Attorney General announces intention to file charges against MK Oren Hazan for allegedly assaulting a public servant in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2016, 4:03 PM

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