'The Right will fall if it doesn't fight corruption'

After participating in left-wing demonstration Tzohar Rabbi summarizes message to demonstrators and responds to growing criticism.Yoni Kempinski & M Sones, 12/18/2017, 9:30 PM

Thousands protest in Tel Aviv against allegations of corruption

Protesters gather to demand Netanyahu resign as premier.JTA, 12/10/2017, 7:00 PM

'Shas party dictated who would be the city's rabbi'

Tiberias residents say Shas party forced Shas rabbi on them, promise to remain loyal to beloved yet unofficial city rabbi.Benny Tucker, 11/22/2017, 2:11 PM

Police officer arrested for robbery

Court extends arrest of Special Patrol Unit officer who used fake search warrant to rob Tel Aviv residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2017, 1:47 PM

'PA joining up with Hamas proves fears about joining Interpol'

PA delegate to UN anti-corruption conference attacks Israel on PA Interpol bid. Israeli delegate points out hypocrisy of joining Hamas.Gary Willig, 11/7/2017, 9:06 PM

Israeli ambassador to US summoned to testify in Netanyahu probe

Ambassador Ron Dermer summoned to testify in corruption case against PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 8:37 PM

Saudi Arabia arrests princes over corruption

Saudi Arabia arrests 10 princes and dozens of former government ministers amid a corruption probe.Elad Benari, 11/5/2017, 2:36 AM

Report: Suspicions against Deri intensify

Senior law enforcement official says focus of investigation shifted from suspicion of tax offenses to suspicions of corruption.Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2017, 9:15 PM

Former Kirchner minister arrested for corruption in Argentina

Former planning minister turns himself in, as Kirchner herself set to appear in court this week over 1994 bombing at Jewish center.AFP, 10/26/2017, 8:30 AM

Brig. General suspended for 2 weeks

IDF suspends general accused of illegal possession of military and civilian equipment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 10:13 PM

Brig. General suspected of illegal weapons possession

Senior officer has rifle, pistol, ammunition, and washing machine in container he took from base to base.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 8:42 PM

Deri interrogated for 7 hours: 'Everything will be fine'

Interior Minister questioned for third time in corruption investigation. 'I answered all their questions in detail.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 6:01 PM

Rami Levi detained

Renowned philanthropic Israeli businessman and supermarket magnate Rami Levi was detained over suspicions of fraud.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 10:07 AM

'A desecration of God's name, very disturbing'

Head of Tzohar rabbinical movement responds to arrest of four rabbis on suspicion of fraud, says system needs to change.Benny Tocker, 9/7/2017, 8:42 PM

Netanyahu denies graft after Hollywood producer questioned

PM says again on corruption investigations: 'There is nothing,a and there will be nothing.'AFP, 9/6/2017, 6:42 PM

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

First Jewish Montreal mayor says he'll be a better person when he comes out of jail.JTA, 4/2/2017, 7:07 AM

Corruption probe against Mubarak renewed

Egyptian court orders renewed corruption probe against former president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2017, 5:07 AM

13 arrested for corruption at Israel weapons giant

Police arrest Israel Aerospace Industries employees for money laundering, theft, and related crimes.AFP, 3/15/2017, 12:07 PM

Police question PM in corruption probe

Police question PM Netanyahu on several investigations at PM's residence.AFP, 3/6/2017, 7:09 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

Police raid Kfar Saba city hall, arrest senior officials

Corruption investigation leads to raid, arrests in Kfar Saba city hall.Shimon Cohen, 2/13/2017, 9:12 AM

Israel refuses entry to Peruvian ex-president

Alejandro Toledo, whose wife holds Israeli passport, is denied entry amid corruption charges.AFP, 2/12/2017, 7:04 PM

'Stalin also had to have his laws approved by the court'

Retired Supreme Court justice slams Right's attempts to curb Supreme Court's power, compares Israel to former USSR.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 12:13 PM

'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.Benny Toker, 1/26/2017, 7:30 PM

Former Chief Rabbi signs plea bargain

Former Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger signs plea bargain confessing to charges of accepting $2.6 million in bribes; to serve 3.5 years in prison.Gary Willig, 1/24/2017, 5:38 PM

Retired Supreme Court President: The judges aren't leftists

Retired Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch says Supreme Court judges 'aren't leftists, they're professionals.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2017, 10:47 PM

Ex-Shas MK identified as suspect in sex-for-votes scandal

Former Shas MK Amnon Cohen identified as suspect arrested in bribery case involving sexual favors provided in exchange for Knesset votes.David Rosenberg, 12/8/2016, 3:47 PM

Remand extended for ex-MK suspected trading votes for bribes

The Magistrate Court extended by 5 days the remand of the former MK accused of accepting bribes during his service in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 7:33 PM

Suspicion: Ex-MK traded votes for sexual favors

Ex-MK detained for questioning on suspicion he accepted bribes from businessman to promote legislation.Reut Hadar, 12/7/2016, 1:37 PM

Police arrest former National Security Council member

Police arrested a former senior member of the National Security Council on suspicion of bribery charges.Ido Ben Porat, 11/15/2016, 10:06 AM

City hall corruption scandal in Sderot

4 senior city officials arrested as part of investigation into allegations of graft in Sderot municipality.Ido Ben Porat, 11/14/2016, 11:03 AM

Report: Bribed soldiers let Arabs through checkpoints

Soldiers arrested for allegedly taking bribes from Palestinian Authority Arabs to let them through security checkpoints.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2016, 9:03 AM

Pinto: I am no longer a rabbi - I feel like a criminal

The parole board has released statements attributed to Rabbi Pinto which influenced the decision to grant him an early release.Yoel Domb, 9/19/2016, 9:21 PM

Brazilian president impeached following scandal

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, removed from office as left-wing Workers' Party loses power for first time since 2002.David Rosenberg, 9/1/2016, 12:04 PM

Ben-Eliezer's son might not attend father's funeral

Ofir Ben-Eliezer is wanted for questioning in Israel and may not arrive from abroad to take part in his father's funeral.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2016, 4:43 AM

Sheldon Silver to remain free pending appeal

Former New York State Assembly Speaker can stay out of prison on bail while appealing his conviction.JTA, 8/29/2016, 5:27 AM

Jewish businessman arrested in ongoing federal corruption probe

Brooklyn Jewish businessman, three New York police officers arrested in a wide-ranging federal corruption investigation.JTA, 6/21/2016, 3:02 AM

Minister Haim Katz questioned over insider trading allegations

Welfare and Social Services Min. suspected of illegally using internal information to make massive profits on shares.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2016, 6:01 PM

Sheldon Silver, NY power broker, sentenced to 12 years

Former New York State Assembly Speaker sentenced to 12 years in federal prison on corruption charges.JTA, 5/4/2016, 2:07 AM

Report: Police won't recommend indicting Herzog

Estimation is police don't have enough evidence against Opposition head under investigation for breaking funding laws.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2016, 8:41 PM

Herzog 'perfectly calm', won't resign despite corruption probe

Opposition leader insists he is innocent, says he will cooperate with investigation into alleged corruption.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2016, 7:03 PM

Former defense minister denies bribery charges in court

Binyamin Ben-Eliezer's attorneys claim money he received from Israeli businessman was just a 'loan'; faces a raft of corruption charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2016, 11:37 AM

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

Herzog threatens his own party over police investigation

Labor head claims corruption investigation is being used as part of an 'election campaign,' threatens: 'I'm no sucker, I know how to kick.'Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 7:22 PM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 3:51 PM

'Surprised' Deri: Hurry the investigation

In first response to corruption investigation against him, Shas head offers to cooperate and asks police to 'hit the gas and do it quicker.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 11:06 AM

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 9:58 AM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 3/30/2016, 9:00 AM

Not just Deri: Second senior politician probed for corruption

After Deri was named, report indicates second senior politician is being investigated for corruption since last elections.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2016, 8:28 AM

Former Shas MK allegedly bribed by jailed businessman

New corruption scandal rocks Shas party as disgraced business leader claims former MK sold him favors, pushed laws on his behalf.David Rosenberg, 3/7/2016, 6:15 PM

Erdogan's son suspected of money laundering in Italy

Italian prosecutors name Bilal Erdogan as suspect in probe linked to major Turkish corruption scandal.Ari Soffer, 2/18/2016, 2:00 PM

Ehud Olmert begins first day in prison tomorrow

Disgraced former Israeli prime minister to start 19-month sentence for corruption, though in relative luxury. Sentence could be lengthened.Steve Weizman, 2/14/2016, 3:18 PM

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.'Ari Yashar, 2/5/2016, 12:20 PM

Israel 32nd least corrupt country in the world

Transparency International ranks Israel 32nd in the world for least amount of corruption, five higher than previous year.Raphael Poch, 1/27/2016, 3:01 PM

Supreme Court hears yet another appeal by ex-PM Olmert

Olmert pleads with judges to cancel 8-month sentence, asserting the ordeal has felt like 'tennis balls' being fired at him for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 9:02 PM

Ex-PM Olmert strikes deal to avoid second jail term

Ehud Olmert to serve six months in jail for attempting to bribe long-time aide concurrently with 18-month sentence for corruption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2016, 7:58 PM

Poll: 72% of Israelis feel state is corrupt

Overwhelming majority thinks elected officials and judges are corrupt or biased, 92% say you need connections to get things done.Ari Yashar, 1/8/2016, 11:09 AM