'It is time to separate the Chief Rabbinate from politics'Rabbi David Stav, the Chairman of the Tzohar organization, says downfall of former Chief Rabbi not surprising, rabbinate harmed by politics.
Former Chief Rabbi signs plea bargainFormer Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger signs plea bargain confessing to charges of accepting $2.6 million in bribes; to serve 3.5 years in prison.
Retired Supreme Court President: The judges aren't leftistsRetired Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch says Supreme Court judges 'aren't leftists, they're professionals.'
Ex-Shas MK identified as suspect in sex-for-votes scandalFormer Shas MK Amnon Cohen identified as suspect arrested in bribery case involving sexual favors provided in exchange for Knesset votes.
Remand extended for ex-MK suspected trading votes for bribesThe Magistrate Court extended by 5 days the remand of the former MK accused of accepting bribes during his service in the Knesset.
Suspicion: Ex-MK traded votes for sexual favorsEx-MK detained for questioning on suspicion he accepted bribes from businessman to promote legislation.
Police arrest former National Security Council memberPolice arrested a former senior member of the National Security Council on suspicion of bribery charges.
City hall corruption scandal in Sderot4 senior city officials arrested as part of investigation into allegations of graft in Sderot municipality.
Report: Bribed soldiers let Arabs through checkpointsSoldiers arrested for allegedly taking bribes from Palestinian Authority Arabs to let them through security checkpoints.
Pinto: I am no longer a rabbi - I feel like a criminalThe parole board has released statements attributed to Rabbi Pinto which influenced the decision to grant him an early release.
Brazilian president impeached following scandalDilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, removed from office as left-wing Workers' Party loses power for first time since 2002.
Ben-Eliezer's son might not attend father's funeralOfir Ben-Eliezer is wanted for questioning in Israel and may not arrive from abroad to take part in his father's funeral.
Sheldon Silver to remain free pending appealFormer New York State Assembly Speaker can stay out of prison on bail while appealing his conviction.
Jewish businessman arrested in ongoing federal corruption probeBrooklyn Jewish businessman, three New York police officers arrested in a wide-ranging federal corruption investigation.
Minister Haim Katz questioned over insider trading allegationsWelfare and Social Services Min. suspected of illegally using internal information to make massive profits on shares.
Sheldon Silver, NY power broker, sentenced to 12 yearsFormer New York State Assembly Speaker sentenced to 12 years in federal prison on corruption charges.
Report: Police won't recommend indicting HerzogEstimation is police don't have enough evidence against Opposition head under investigation for breaking funding laws.
Herzog 'perfectly calm', won't resign despite corruption probeOpposition leader insists he is innocent, says he will cooperate with investigation into alleged corruption.
Former defense minister denies bribery charges in courtBinyamin Ben-Eliezer's attorneys claim money he received from Israeli businessman was just a 'loan'; faces a raft of corruption charges.
Criminal investigation launched against Minister DeriAG orders that preliminary corruption investigation give way to full-fledged criminal investigation against Shas head - it isn't his first.
Herzog threatens his own party over police investigationLabor head claims corruption investigation is being used as part of an 'election campaign,' threatens: 'I'm no sucker, I know how to kick.'
'Politicians have crossed a red line'Herzog's chief of staff indicates police investigation against the party chair is an inside job by Labor members.
'Surprised' Deri: Hurry the investigationIn first response to corruption investigation against him, Shas head offers to cooperate and asks police to 'hit the gas and do it quicker.'
Deri's wife on corruption scandal: 'We overcame Haman'Ahead of conference in which Shas head is to speak about investigation against him, his wife is optimistic: 'We overcame Pharaoh, Haman.'
'Deri is a corrupt man'Labor MK says Deri never should have returned to serve as minister, petitions Supreme Court to end 'discrimination' favoring MKs.
Not just Deri: Second senior politician probed for corruptionAfter Deri was named, report indicates second senior politician is being investigated for corruption since last elections.
Former Shas MK allegedly bribed by jailed businessmanNew corruption scandal rocks Shas party as disgraced business leader claims former MK sold him favors, pushed laws on his behalf.
Erdogan's son suspected of money laundering in ItalyItalian prosecutors name Bilal Erdogan as suspect in probe linked to major Turkish corruption scandal.
Ehud Olmert begins first day in prison tomorrowDisgraced former Israeli prime minister to start 19-month sentence for corruption, though in relative luxury. Sentence could be lengthened.
Iraqi lawmaker reveals 'whole government is corrupt'MP under fire saying on TV he took bribes to close corruption cases, politicians 'destroy Iraq,' and if he revealed all 'they'd kill me.'
Israel 32nd least corrupt country in the worldTransparency International ranks Israel 32nd in the world for least amount of corruption, five higher than previous year.
Supreme Court hears yet another appeal by ex-PM OlmertOlmert pleads with judges to cancel 8-month sentence, asserting the ordeal has felt like 'tennis balls' being fired at him for years.
Ex-PM Olmert strikes deal to avoid second jail termEhud Olmert to serve six months in jail for attempting to bribe long-time aide concurrently with 18-month sentence for corruption.
Poll: 72% of Israelis feel state is corruptOverwhelming majority thinks elected officials and judges are corrupt or biased, 92% say you need connections to get things done.
Attorney General: Deri's appointment legal, but not appropriateWeinstein delivers opinion on Shas head returning to Interior Minister post, 22 years after he abused the position and was jailed.
Ashkelon mayor accused of paying off rape victimTwo women have come forward against Itamar Shimoni, who is charged with money laundering and fraud in a separate case.
Former Labor head to ask to postpone trial due to healthLawyers for former MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer planning to ask that the start of his trial be postponed due to his dialysis treatments.
Watch: Olmert responds to prison sentence; 'I'm innocent'Speaking outside the Supreme Court following his partially-successful appeal, former PM says he accepts 18-month sentence.
Rabbi Pinto accuses state of 'racism' over corruption hearingRabbi Pinto, who has been embroiled in a years-long corruption scandal, accuses State of forcing him to return - because he's Sephardic.
Former Labor leader Ben-Eliezer to be tried for corruptionAttorney General announced he will place former MK on trial on a host of charges, including bribery and tax evasion.
New Police Chief Slams Media 'Fairy Tales' of Alleged CorruptionNew police commissioner denies reports of a 2-year-long FBI investigation against him for corruption.
Palestinians Detail Their Corruption - and Blame IsraelPalestinian Arab policy adviser reveals corruption deeply ingrained since before PA was even established, but blames 'occupation' for it.
Leaked Documents Reveal Rampant Palestinian CorruptionLeaked documents show PA officials demanding large sums of public money for personal use.
Breakthrough in Pinto, Lahav 433 Corruption CaseSon of former chief of police's Lahav 433 submits to questioning over bribery from Rabbi Pinto after months of stalled investigation.
Jewish Home MK Takes Aim at CorruptionBezalel Smotrich promoting bill requiring judges and civil servants to declare assets, in a bid to curb rampant corruption in Israel.
AG: Healthy or Not, We're Going After Ben-EliezerFormer MK and government minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer is likely to be indicted for fraud, bribery, and money-laundering.
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Sentenced to 1 Year in PrisonRabbi at center of multiple corruption scandals fined, sentenced; judge rejects arguments for leniency over plea deal, medical condition.
Scandal Grows: Ex-Tel Aviv Chief Prosecutor Ruth David ArrestedTwo judges reported involved in scandal, and a business mogul is under house arrest, as the Ronel Fisher case grows to huge proportions.
UN Praises Israel for its Fight Against CorruptionRare UN praise for Jewish state over its efforts against public corruption, as report lauds trials of public figures.
PA Court Dismisses Case Against Abbas Arch-RivalPalestinian court dismisses corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammad Dahlan.
Exposé: Chief Rabbi Metzger Encouraged Crony to Lie Over FundsLeaked recordings reveal that Metzger told an associate to play dumb, fake 'donations to the poor' to cover up corruption scandal.
Rabbi Pinto Blames Corruption Scandal on 'Satan'Trial and conviction both expiates his sins and proves the lack of any of them, according to rabbi at the center of corruption scandal.
Shuvu Yisrael Sect Defends Rabbi Pinto After ConvictionSect decries Tel Aviv District court's doling out the conviction since Pinto is suffering from 'a variety of health conditions.'
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto ConvictedShuvu Yisrael sect leader in the center of corruption scandal confesses as part of plea bargain.
Eli Yishai: Yachad Mandates Could Make or Break Next GovernmentYachad ballots being hidden at polls, Yishai reveals in special interview - and calls on voters to be vigilant for the sake of the Right.
Details Emerge in Yona Metzger Corruption ScandalMillions allegedly pocketed through various schemes with organizations, rabbinical councils; A-G opens case to criminal trial.
Voters Unmoved by Sara Netanyahu and Bottle-GateNew survey finds Israelis want corruption-free leaders, but unlikely to change their votes because of the Sara Netanyahu scandal.