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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

Burn the flag? Pay the price

Knesset approves amendment calling for stricter penalties for burning Israeli flags - 3 years in prison and 50,000 shekel fine.Hezki Baruch, Shoshana Miskin, 3/20/2016, 7:03 PM

Shaked rebuffs PM's special security court

Ayelet Shaked 'thinks there is no value' in establishing court dedicated to terrorism, officials in Justice Ministry say.Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 1:20 PM

Gov't Stalls Investigation over Policeman's Death

Justice Ministry stopped committee being formed over alleged suicide of Ephraim Bracha for 'legal reasons.'Tova Dvorin, 8/16/2015, 10:19 AM

Shaked Stresses: I Won't Be a Rubber Stamp

New Justice Minister may not be able to pass laws curbing High Court's power, but she will be directly involved in search for new A-G.Cynthia Blank, 6/4/2015, 10:09 AM

Shaked's Law: 'Throw the Book' at Rock Throwers

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked will seek a sharp increase in the punishments and penalties for rock throwers.Moshe Cohen, 5/28/2015, 9:12 AM

Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

Newborn dies in field hospital in Kathmandu, two days after Israel rescinded order to speed up process of bringing surrogates to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 10:58 AM

Shaked: Democracy Requires a Balance of Power

New Justice Minister tells Bar Association she will do her best to maintain status of judiciary while reinforcing executive branch's power.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 1:05 PM

Shaked Promises to Restore Checks and Balances

Incoming Justice Minister aims to conserve the status of the Supreme Court - as long as it does not detract from other branches.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 2:14 PM

Paritzky: Shaked's Looks Only Good Thing About Her

Former minister Yosef Paritzky continues sex-based assault on incoming Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 2:25 PM

Meretz MK Michal Rozin Defends Ayelet Shaked

Meretz MK Michal Rozin defends Ayelet Shaked against sexist remarks, but outright attacks her plans for the Justice Ministry.Yishai Karov, Cynthia Blank, 5/7/2015, 11:40 AM

Daniela Weiss: Shaked Right Choice for Justice

Ayelet Shaked, says activist Daniella Weiss, is the right person in the right place at the right time to serve as Justice Minister.Yaakov Levi, 5/6/2015, 5:57 PM

Left Concerned Over Shaked as Justice Minister

Leftists unhappy with the possibility that Prime Minister Netanyahu will appoint MK Ayelet Shaked as Justice Minister.Uzi Baruch, 5/6/2015, 12:13 AM

Bennett Demands: Justice Ministry or Opposition

Bennett in last minute demand that Shaked be made justice minister; Likud sources say 'lust for portfolios canceling right-wing govt.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/5/2015, 8:22 PM

Report: PM Refuses to Give Jewish Home FM

Likud sources say Bennett offered Justice Ministry instead; all talks have ground to a halt.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2015, 11:06 AM

'The Justice Ministry is Harming Terror Victims'

Bereaved father of teen murdered by Shalit deal terrorists says ministry refusing to give info on released terrorists.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 10/8/2014, 8:34 AM

Officer Charged with Beating Palestinian American

Border Policeman charged with beating the cousin of a murdered Israeli Arab after arresting him for attacking police officers.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2014, 9:44 PM

Israel Investigates US Citizen 'Beaten by Police'

Justice Ministry investigates allegations police severely beat an American citizen taking part in violent riots in Jerusalem.Ari Soffer, 7/6/2014, 11:41 AM

Two Jewish Youths Charged with 'Price Tag'

Two youths, one 16-years-old, charged for vandalism in Yokneam, an Arab Druze town in the north.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2014, 7:08 PM

Livni Seeks End to Imprisonment of Debtors

Justice Minister wants to keep debtors out of jail. ‘Protect the weak, not the strong.’Maayana Miskin, 3/9/2014, 8:07 AM

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 4:59 PM

MKs: Ministry 'Discussions' A Danger to Democracy

The Justice Ministry often orders activists who have been exiled from their homes in for 'discussions,' a Ministry official said.David Lev, 2/2/2014, 4:31 PM

'Injustice Minister' Livni Refuses Giving Evidence

Livni's Justice Ministry responds six months later to request in Bank of China terrorism case after petition, refuses to give key evidence.Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 9:29 PM

Livni 'Prefers Relations with China to the US'

Legal rights group says Livni has ignored US Federal court request for evidence in Bank of China terror case for half a year.Ari Yashar, 1/14/2014, 1:36 PM

Ministry: No Temple Mount Visit for Feiglin

The Justice Ministry told MK Moshe Feiglin that he is not allowed to ascend the Temple Mount because of his 'bad behavior' in the pastDavid Lev, 4/29/2013, 5:58 PM

Livni: I will Streamline Court Proceedings

New Justice Minister says: "When the wheels of justice grind too slowly, there is no justice!"Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 12:07 PM

Livni in Arabic: Crush ‘Price Tag’

New Justice Minister plans to ‘obliterate’ anti-Arab incidents.Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2013, 8:15 PM

Report: Livni Will be Justice Minister

Hatnua chairwoman will reportedly be appointed Justice Minister in Netanyahu's new coalition and will play a role in peace talks.Elad Benari, 2/18/2013, 6:43 AM

Revealed: Negligence Suspected in Prisoner X Case

Gag order lifted further: ‘Prisoner X’ had lawyers, family knew of his arrest, investigation was undertaken.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2013, 10:03 PM

Lieberman to be Summoned for Further Questioning

Justice Ministry indicates it is investigating new evidence in the case against Lieberman and will be summoning him for questioning.Elad Benari, 12/24/2012, 12:15 AM

Replacement for Anti-Settler Attorney Named

Attorney Eli Abarbanel to replace Deputy State Attorney for Special Assignments Shai Nitzan.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2012, 5:52 PM

Nitzan Rejects Call for Investigating Judd Neeman

Shai Nitzan gives the impression that professors on the left get a greater benefit of the doubt than rabbis in Yesha.Aryeh ben Hayim, 11/1/2011, 8:19 PM

Victims' Group: We Need Support over Shalit Deal

Group representing terror survivors protests government failure to inform families, provide emotional support in light of Shalit deal.Maayana Miskin, 10/16/2011, 8:10 PM

Terrorist List to be Published by Sunday

List of 450 terrorists to be freed in exchange for Shalit will be made public Sunday; public will have 48 hours to file appeals.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/12/2011, 7:07 PM