Ayelet Shaked says goodbye to Justice Ministry - and politics

After her New Right party failed to enter Knesset, Justice Minister quits politics - but suggests she may return one day.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 11:58 AM

'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

Next coalition partners need to show flexibility and responsibility in negotiations; option of unity government nonexistent.Shimon Cohen, 4/16/2019, 7:18 PM

Smotrich: 'Education and Justice portfolios were promised to us'

In recording of closed forum, MK Smotrich says despite Prime Minister's denials, both portfolios were promised to his party.Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2019, 9:46 PM

Smotrich wants justice portfolio

National Union chairman makes clear that the party is looking not only at the Education Ministry but at additional ministries as well.Ben Ariel, 3/12/2019, 3:10 AM

Shaked says she feared legal establishement would frame her

Justice Minister admits she didn't want to head ministry out of fear angry legal establishment would trump up charges against her.Tzvi Lev, 11/24/2018, 6:36 PM

Bedouin council head: 'I support polygamy, religion above law'

Head of Lakiya local council in southern Israel proud of phenomenon of polygamy. 'We are allowed to marry up to 4 women.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2018, 2:26 PM

Shaked will lead authorizing settlements

Expert rep to now join team discussions tasked with authorizing Judea and Samaria communities, reporting progress to Minister Shaked.Mordechai Sones, 10/18/2018, 11:13 AM

'We'll push for sovereignty precisely in the Trump era'

'I've set goal of appointing conservative judges,' says Justice Minister. 'I'll be happy for another term in Justice Ministry.'Mordechai Sones, 10/11/2018, 9:48 AM

Israeli dronemaker facing charges over alleged Armenia bombing

Employees of drone manufacturer Aeronautics to face charges over allegedly demonstrating weaponry on Armenian soldiers at Azeri request,AFP, 8/29/2018, 9:52 PM

Justice Ministry releases polygamy report

'Rather than curtailing polygamy, Israel will find itself investing billions in effectively shoring up and entrenching the practice.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 10:50 AM

Report: A-G said Netanyahu should resign if indicted

TV report claims Avichai Mandelblit said that if an indictment is filed against Netanyahu, he will have to resign. Justice Ministry denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 4:46 AM

Embattled pharmaceutical company fined for foreign bribes

Justice Ministry orders Teva Pharmaceuticals to pay $22 million in fines, company says those involved have been fired.AFP, 1/15/2018, 2:08 PM

Controversial Zionist Union MK eyes Justice Ministry

MK who decried nuclear family as 'the least safe place for children' sets her sights on Justice Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 12/25/2017, 12:02 PM

'I was elected to effect change, not to be a mere decoration'

Justice Minister rejects 'politicization' claims in judge appointment process; 'If I moved the cheese a little, it's just fine..'Mordechai Sones, 11/27/2017, 8:17 PM

'Israel is leading the fight against human trafficking'

Israel ranks as one of best countries in fight against human trafficking, Justice Ministry says it's because entire gov't works together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 2:07 PM

Land in western Negev registered in state's name

Justice Ministry recently completes large-scale registration of 100,000+ acres in western Negev to state of Israel, to help develop area.Mordechai Sones, 6/8/2017, 11:10 AM

Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

Prosecution considers closing cases against youth who live on hilltop outposts in Judea and Samaria, as senior officials plan to meet them.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2017, 8:32 AM

Attorney Itamar ben Gvir: Shaked mustn't flinch

Justice Minister expected this week to appoint four new Supreme Court judges; 'Certain candidates would perpetuate Left's hegemony'Orly Harari, 2/19/2017, 1:14 PM

Justice Ministry reduces powers of of Deputy Attorney General

Justice Ministry reduces powers of Deputy Attorney General Dina Zilber.over Judea and Samaria in preparation for normalization.Arutz Sheva, 1/3/2017, 9:46 PM

OC Central Command approves absentee properties for Amona

OC Central Command Roni Noma approved the establishment of a caravan site north of Amona on absentee properties., 11/30/2016, 10:40 PM

Facebook removes terror-inciting content at Israel's request

Social media giant removes 95% of content Israel asked for, while YouTube removes 80%. Minister Shaked: The numbers are impressive.Hezki Baruch, 9/12/2016, 5:10 PM

Justice Ministry demands more women in religious councils

New directive outlines minimal representation of women on councils, says at least 1/3 of of council members must be women.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 9/4/2016, 8:44 AM

Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme Court

Ayelet Shaked rejects Supreme Court ruling, proposes "first registration" to legalize Judea, Samaria. "I will use every means necessary."Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 9:53 PM

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

Justice Minister rebuffs PM's idea of 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

Government Stalls Investigation over Senior 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 First 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 to Say 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 Will 'Make Order' in Justice Ministry

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: Netanyahu Refuses to Give Jewish Home Foreign Ministry

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

Israel Charges Police Officer 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 Charges Police Beat US Citizen During Riots

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: Justice 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 To Support Terror Case

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

Tzipi 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: Feiglin Off Temple Mount Because of 'Bad Behavior'

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: Possible Negligence Investigated 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

Leftist Professors Less Likely to be Questioned on Incitement

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

Official 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