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These are the 300 terrorists on the list for release

The Ministry of Justice published a list containing the names of 300 prisoners 'intended for release,' as part of the hostages deal.

These are the 300 terrorists on the list for release

Justice and National Security Ministries clash over protests

National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir categorically rejects proposed bill to limit demonstrations.

Justice and National Security Ministries clash over protests

Justice Ministry posted sensitive security contract on internet

Ministry only discovered error following media inquiry. Post since deleted.

Justice Ministry posted sensitive security contract on internet

Yariv Levin leaning towards giving up on Justice Ministry

Yariv Levin, who is very close to Netanyahu, considering giving up Justice Ministry due to fear he will not receive backing for his moves.

Yariv Levin leaning towards giving up on Justice Ministry

Protesters demand police be prosecuted in teen's death

Demonstration outside Justice Ministry over 'cover-up' in death of Jewish teen in police chase.

Protesters demand police be prosecuted in teen's death

Gideon Sa'ar fast-tracking legislation for warrant-less searches

Legislation designed primarily to address crime in Arab sector.

Gideon Sa'ar fast-tracking legislation for warrant-less searches

Sa'ar to split A-G's duties before end of Mandelblit's term

Incoming Minister of Justice will speed up the move along with legislation that will regulate the status of the Attorney General.

Sa'ar to split A-G's duties before end of Mandelblit's term

Gantz says Netanyahu is holding Israel hostage

Benny Gantz says that as he will do what he must to see Netanyahu prosecuted.

Gantz says Netanyahu is holding Israel hostage

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace Father & Mother on gov't forms

Justice Minister says: "These parents & their families are families in all respects."

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace Father & Mother on gov't forms

Justice Ministry not preparing for sovereignty

With less than a month until government can vote on application of sovereignty, Justice Ministry has not begun preparations for challenges,

Justice Ministry not preparing for sovereignty

'We'll promote sovereignty without Palestinian state'

Former Minister Shaked: 'I built conservative camp in Supreme Court; we'll pay many years for Netanyahu mistake giving Nissenkorn Justice.'

'We'll promote sovereignty without Palestinian state'

'Anti-racism office': Arutz Sheva article is stereotyping

Gov't office calls on Arutz Sheva to change article referencing 'Arab' arsonist. Following outcry, office clarifies request was nonbinding.

'Anti-racism office': Arutz Sheva article is stereotyping

Israel's Government - important developments

Israel's Government - important developments

Shaked: Right must not abandon Justice Ministry

MK Ayelet Shaked told 'Meet the Press' that the New Right party has been left out of coalition negotiations.

Shaked: Right must not abandon Justice Ministry

Will Blue and White MK be appointed Justice Minister?

Report: PM Netanyahu agreed to concede the Justice portfolio to Blue and White. The agreed upon candidate is MK Yehiel Tropper.

Will Blue and White MK be appointed Justice Minister?

Ayelet Shaked: 'We're at a point where ministers can't move'

Shaked: 'Supreme Court decision to freeze appointment of new Justice Min. Director-General negates law allowing normal government function.'

Ayelet Shaked: 'We're at a point where ministers can't move'

Supreme Court freezes appt. of Justice Ministry Director-General

'Col. (res.) Attorney Ofir Cohen is one of the most fitting appointments in the government ministries,' says Justice Minister Ohana.

Supreme Court freezes appt. of Justice Ministry Director-General

New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

Justice Min. Ohana: I still want decisions to be made in Knesset, and not by a body which was not voted on and which I believe harms itself.

New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

Israel blocks access to 1,700 pedophile sites

Acting on information from Interpol, Israel's Justice Ministry orders internet service providers to block access to pedophilia sites.

Israel blocks access to 1,700 pedophile sites

Report: Minister Ohana asked for a more expensive car

New minister reportedly twice asked to replace his car with one that is used by ministers - a Toyota Land Cruiser jeep.

Report: Minister Ohana asked for a more expensive car

PM picks Amir Ohana to replace Shaked as Justice Minister

PMO announces Likud MK Amir Ohana will serve as acting Justice Minister until next elections after Netanyahu fires Shaked and Bennett.

PM picks Amir Ohana to replace Shaked as Justice Minister

'Smotrich can forget about the Justice Ministry'

National Union chairman's comments on running the country based on the Torah reportedly reduce his chances of being Justice Minister.

'Smotrich can forget about the Justice Ministry'

Netanyahu to appoint Justice Minister on Tuesday

Netanyahu will have to appoint a replacement for Ayelet Shaked immediately due to the legal cases against him.

Netanyahu to appoint Justice Minister on Tuesday

'Justice, education portfolios must stay with Likud'

Likud MK Micki Zohar rejects United Right's demand for justice and education portfolios following dismissal of Ministers Bennett and Shaked.

'Justice, education portfolios must stay with Likud'

Likud MK refuses PM's offer to appoint him Justice Minister

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin turns down offer from Netanyahu, following firing of New Right ministers Ayelet Shaked and Naftali Bennett.

Likud MK refuses PM's offer to appoint him Justice Minister

Smotrich: They warned me against taking Justice Ministry

MK Smotrich seeks the Justice Ministry despite warnings he'll be targeted with investigations. 'I don't want to think it's true.'

Smotrich: They warned me against taking Justice Ministry

'Declaration of war on the Supreme Court'

Officials in the justice system afraid of the next Justice Minister: We are going to have a particularly difficult time.

'Declaration of war on the Supreme Court'

Who will be Justice Minister: Bezalel Smotrich or Yariv Levin?

National Union leader demands justice portfolio as PM Netanyahu seeks to give position to Likud MK.

Who will be Justice Minister: Bezalel Smotrich or Yariv Levin?

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.

Ayelet Shaked says goodbye to Justice Ministry - and politics

'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

Next coalition partners need to show flexibility and responsibility in negotiations; option of unity government nonexistent.

'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

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.

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

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.

Smotrich wants justice portfolio

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.

Shaked says she feared legal establishement would frame her

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.'

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

Shaked will lead authorizing settlements

Expert rep to now join team discussions tasked with authorizing Judea and Samaria communities, reporting progress to Minister Shaked.

Shaked will lead authorizing settlements

'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.'

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

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,

Israeli dronemaker facing charges over alleged Armenia bombing

Justice Ministry releases polygamy report

'Rather than curtailing polygamy, Israel will find itself investing billions in effectively shoring up and entrenching the practice.'

Justice Ministry releases polygamy report

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.

Report: A-G said Netanyahu should resign if indicted

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.

Embattled pharmaceutical company fined for foreign bribes

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.

Controversial Zionist Union MK eyes Justice Ministry

'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..'

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

'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.

'Israel is leading the fight against human trafficking'

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.

Land in western Negev registered in state's name

Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

Prosecution considering closing cases against the youth who live in Judea and Samaria, as senior officials plan to meet the youth.

Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

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'

Attorney Itamar ben Gvir: Shaked mustn't flinch

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.

Justice Ministry reduces powers of of Deputy Attorney General

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.

OC Central Command approves absentee properties for Amona

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.

Facebook removes terror-inciting content at Israel's request

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.

Justice Ministry demands more women in religious councils

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."

Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme Court

Haredim - a minority?

The Justice Ministry's wheels are spinning, as the Attorney General fights to grant haredim minority status.

Haredim - a minority?

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.

Burn the flag? Pay the price

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.

Justice Minister rebuffs PM's idea of special security court

Government Stalls Investigation over Senior Policeman's Death

Justice Ministry stopped committee being formed over alleged suicide of Ephraim Bracha for 'legal reasons.'

Government Stalls Investigation over Senior Policeman's Death

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.

Shaked Stresses: I Won't Be a Rubber Stamp

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.

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

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.

Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

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.

Shaked: Democracy Requires a Balance of Power

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.

Shaked Promises to Restore Checks and Balances