The Justice Minister asks advice from the general public

Justice Minister Amir Ohana asks the public to weigh in on a question about sensitive information that got leaked to the media.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 9:08 PM

'Why are leftists afraid of cameras to prevent voter fraud?'

Justice Minister pushes back on criticism of Camera Law. 'Nothing to fear if you're not counting on fraud.'Hezki Baruch, 9/11/2019, 2:34 PM

Interior, justice ministers revoke terrorists' residencies

Ministers Deri and Ohana agree to revoke permanent residency rights of 2 terrorists involved in murderous attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 7:54 PM

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 2:09 PM

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.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2019, 9:34 PM

Minister Ohana dismisses Ministry Director favoring confidante

Justice Minister decides to fire attorney Emi Palmor who served in position for years.Mordechai Sones, 7/23/2019, 4:16 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 1:01 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 3:03 AM

A-G rips Justice Minister: Obeying the court is not a choice

Attorney General Mandelblit joins Chief Justice in criticism Justice Minister Ohana for suggesting some court decisions should be ignored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2019, 3:26 PM

'Obeying the law is more important than obeying court rulings'

MK Smotrich attacks Supreme Court Chief Justice Hayut for criticism of Justice Minister Ohana. 'Comments must be viewed with severity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2019, 1:58 PM

Supreme Court Chief Justice rebukes Justice Minister

Esther Hayut in unprecedented statement against Justice Minister Amir Ohana, 'Between this worldview and anarchy - the road is short.'Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2019, 12:27 PM

'Judiciary is less democratic'

New Justice Minister Amir Ohana explains approach to legal system at ceremony to certify new lawyers.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2019, 6:09 PM

'Why attack Netanyahu?'

Sources close to Jewish Home chair back Netanyahu's decision to appoint Amir Ohana justice minister, call on Smotrich to stop attacking PM.Ido Ben Porat, 6/5/2019, 10:27 PM

Smotrich: Netanyahu discriminates against us

National Union leader reacts to snub by PM. 'Netanyahu doesn't treat other partners the way he treats religious Zionists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 9:37 PM

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.Gary Willig, 6/5/2019, 8:27 PM

'A historic victory for Netanyahu'

MK Amir Ohana blasts Blue and White leaders: They called the prime minister a traitor and that continues even after the elections.Benny Tocker, 4/12/2019, 5:11 AM

Factor Law for Residents approved by Knesset Committee

Law approved despite Israel Bar Association opposition, who intends to petition Supreme Court if law is approved later this week as planned.Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2019, 5:29 PM

'Picking Prime Minister can't be left to the president'

Likud MK supports law obligating president of Israel to tap head of largest party to form government.Hezki Baruch, 10/24/2018, 2:16 PM

'Is Rivlin the president - or a politician?'

Amid president's criticism of clause allowing for Jewish-only communities, special committee convenes over Nationality Law.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2018, 1:12 PM

Coalition disconcertion over orientation discrimination

Opposition manages to pass proposal prohibiting sexual disorientation discrimination. MKs Amir Ohana and Meirav Ben-Ari support bill.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2018, 3:38 PM

'Trump made a Churchillian decision on Iran'

MK Amir Ohana says US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal shows Trump closest ally Israel has ever had in the White House.Hezki Baruch, 5/9/2018, 4:19 PM

IDF officer at leftist conference: 'Absurd'

MK Ohana responds to Judea and Samaria Legal Advisor participation at left-wing organization seminar.Mordechai Sones, 3/19/2018, 5:58 PM

Watered-down version of 'Nationality Law' passes first reading

Bill to enshrine Israel's Jewish character as Basic Law advances after clause calling on courts to consider Jewish Law removed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2018, 4:52 PM

Bill calls for day to recognize pre-State underground groups

'This law will preserve their heritage and will thank them on behalf of all the citizens of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2018, 1:06 PM

Bill revoking residency for terrorists advances

Bill submitted after Supreme Court rules Interior Minister cannot revoke residency of terrorists.Gary Willig, 12/24/2017, 10:56 PM

Right and left protest in Petah Tikva

Leftists protest Attorney General's handling of Netanyahu interrogation, and Likud supporters protest their protest.Yoni Kempinski, 8/5/2017, 10:23 PM

Likud MK demands coalition back adoption by LGBT couples

Likud MK demands state change position on same-sex adoption. Welfare Minister says he intends to reconsider issue.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/18/2017, 1:57 PM

'Elderly man who shot burglars is a hero, he deserves a medal'

Likud MK and chair of Gun reform lobby praises 82-year old Holocaust survivor who shot Arab burglars who broke into his house, killing one.Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2017, 2:49 PM

'Ministers are silent as haredi soldiers are attacked'

Likud MK slams haredi leaders for standing by and allowing incitement and violence against haredi IDF soldiers.Shimon Cohen, 7/10/2017, 6:57 PM

'Professors who encourage boycotts should be fired'

Likud MK supports letter from students at the Ben-Gurion University who called for an end to the politicization at the university.Refael Levy, 6/29/2017, 4:06 AM

Mahmoud Abbas - 'A terrorist in a suit'

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee considers bill to cut funding to PA over terrorist stipends. 'Time for words to become action.'Hezki Baruch, 6/28/2017, 12:46 PM

'There are limits even to freedom of speech'

MKs and residents call on religious kibbutz to cancel event with radical group Breaking the silence. 'Their words are used by anti-Semites.'Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2017, 6:28 PM

'Arab-Israeli conflict cannot be solved in Washington or Paris'

Israeli lawmakers discuss US-Israel relationship at town-hall meeting in Boston. 'We are the ones that live or die with the consequenses.'JTA, 4/2/2017, 10:53 PM

'The US is closer than ever to moving embassy to Jerusalem'

Likud MK says US embassy move will prompt other countries to relocate their embassies; says PM will keep his promise to Amona residents.Ido Ben Porat, 3/28/2017, 8:04 AM

Law against national service in foreign-funded NGO's passes

Knesset passes law ending national service in foreign government funded NGOs that undermine the state..Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 6:13 PM

'Ticking time bombs must be stopped'

Likud MK presents 'Shlissel law' to restrict actions of convicted murderers after prison release.Hezki Baruch, 2/13/2017, 12:30 PM

'This isn't about occupation - it's a clash of civilizations'

Likud MK Amir Ohana says free world must set aside differences, form united front in 'clash of civilizations' against radical Islam.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2017, 12:28 PM

Bill to stop national service for foreign-funded NGOs advances

Bill to prevent organizations which receive most of their funding from foreign governments from receiving national service benefits advancesArutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2016, 4:48 PM

'We need to go back to the days of defending ourselves'

MK Amir Ohana (Likud) joined up with "Hashomer Hahadash," which works to help ranchers protect their livestock from theft.Yoni Kempinski, 9/9/2016, 2:54 PM

Police: Farmer who killed Palestinian fired in self-defense

Police have sided with a farmer who shot at three Palestinian burglars trying to steal his truck - and killed one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2016, 8:44 PM

'Yaakov Litzman is the most homophobic government minister'

MK Amir Ohana expresses his anger after bill to expand hate crime law to cover transgender Israelis is removed from agenda.Hezki Baruch, 7/20/2016, 2:41 PM

Gay Likud MK gets security from hostile homosexuals

Knesset Guard gives Amir Ohana security detail, over concerns gay activists who sent death threats will attack at gay pride march.Hezki Baruch, 6/3/2016, 11:44 AM

MK Ohana: Why do anti-IDF groups count for National Service?

Following revelation of anti-IDF NGOs inside Israel, MK Ohana asks to verify that the government isn't paying for their volunteers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 4:00 PM

MK Ohana: Peace will come when Arabs accept we're here to stay

MK Amir Ohana tours Samaria, points out that BDS wants to end actual coexistence.Rafael Levi, 3/21/2016, 10:49 AM

'A reservist gets a gun to defend the state - but not himself?'

MK Amir Ohana is pushing for gun licensing laws to be relaxed, says current laws rob Israeli civilians of the right to defend themselves.Ari Soffer, 2/24/2016, 8:13 PM

Gay Likud MK did not vote for pro-gay laws

MK Amir Ohana left the plenum before the vote on recognizing gay 'marriages.'Gil Ronen, 2/24/2016, 7:33 PM

Rivlin: A man stops to buy groceries and is taken forever

Rivlin following Sha'ar Binyamin attack: We'll respond forcefully. Minister Ariel: Deport the terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 2/19/2016, 12:13 AM

Right and Left unite: Complaint filed over extremist Arab MKs

MKs file joint complaint to Knesset Ethics Committee after 3 Arab MKs visit families of terrorists to 'harm Israel.'Shoshana Miskin, 2/4/2016, 10:34 PM

Results of 'Likudiada' mock primaries

As part of Likud event in Eilat, mock primaries find Gila Gamliel most popular party member.Hezki Baruch, 1/30/2016, 7:59 PM

Watch: Nationalist students 'defend the IDF' at Tel Aviv U.

After being banned by university, nationalist student groups overcome. Together with MKs protest Breaking the Silence's 'lie industry.'Yoni Kempinski, 1/17/2016, 10:46 PM

MK Ohana proposes easing restrictions on gun licenses

Newest Likud MK responds to attack: Every reservist without criminal or medical issues should be allowed to carry gun.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2016, 7:08 PM

First openly-gay Likud MK responds to haredi snub

Likud's newest MK, Amir Ohana, says he'd be delighted if haredi MKs continued to absent themselves from his Knesset speeches.Ari Soffer, 12/29/2015, 10:54 AM

Haredi parties disappear during swearing-in of openly gay MK

United Torah Judaism source say party fears Amir Ohana will push pro-LGBT initiatives and disturb 'status quo.'Ben Shaul, 12/28/2015, 10:54 PM

Likud's newest MK sworn into the Knesset

I am 'Jewish, Israeli, Mizrahi, gay, a Likudnik, security-minded, liberal, and believe in a free-market economy,' Amir Ohana tells Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2015, 9:28 PM

Watch: Hundreds Attend Funeral of Israeli Found Dead in Uman

Hundreds of people were participating Sunday in the funeral of Amir Ohana, the Israeli who went missing in Uman and was found Saturday.Moshe Cohen, 9/20/2015, 5:30 PM

Body of Missing Israeli Found in Uman

Amir Ohana, who went missing over Rosh Hashanah, found in a lake; he apparently fell in due to an epileptic fit.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2015, 8:42 PM

Missing Israeli in Uman: Important Testimony Received

As ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.Reut Hadar, 9/18/2015, 1:20 PM