A-G Weinstein 'Willing to Live in South Tel Aviv'

Yehuda Weinstein tells activist May Golan he wants to experience life among the illegal immigrants.Gil Ronen , 5/28/2014, 8:17 AM

Public Officials Vow Crackdown on Extremists

Panel slams Yitzhar extremists for 'violating Israel's democracy,' pledge to focus Shin Bet on 'price tag' instead of actual terrorism.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/7/2014, 5:29 PM

Removing Terrorists' Citizenship is 'Totalitarian'

Arab rights group presses Attorney General not to allow controversial deal to release terrorists and strip citizenship.Natanel Katz, Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 5:16 PM

Samaria Town Faces Demolition, Despite Legality

The Attorney General is intent on demolishing homes in the Samaria community of Migron, regardless of facts, says Migron spokesperson.David Lev, 3/23/2014, 8:26 AM

IDF Officials Arrested Over Forgery Scandal

Former aide to the IDF Chief of Staff, spokesperson, arrested after new evidence emerges in the Harpaz Affair.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 3/19/2014, 6:51 PM

Rabbinic Court Cannot Decide on Circumcision

A rabbinic court overstepped its bounds when it ruled in parents’ circumcision battle, Attorney General says.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2014, 2:58 PM

A-G Defends Treatment of Illegal Entrants

Attorney General tells professors that Israel is right to uphold its laws in the face of wave of illegal work-seekers.Maayana Miskin, 2/23/2014, 1:03 PM

Report: High Court to Reject Elections Appeal

Beit Shemesh set to receive new round of mayoral elections, appeal to be rejected by High Court for Justice, according to report.Tova Dvorin, 2/5/2014, 10:14 PM

A-G Urges Rejection of Beit Shemesh Appeal

Attorney General calls to reject appeals against new elections. Weinstein: Appeal argues facts – not legal precedent.Maayana Miskin, 1/21/2014, 5:22 PM

Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Attorney-General Weinstein wants controversial mayor accused of bribery out of office despite renewed mandate.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 12:56 PM

AG Opposes Release of 'Jewish Terrorist'

Yehuda Weinstein files petition against release of Ofer Gamliel, member of the 'Bay Ayin Cell', who was granted parole last week.Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2014, 10:13 PM

MKs Request Investigation of Infiltrator Marches

Two MKs ask attorney general to investigate organizations involved in the recent marches by illegal immigrants in violation of law.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2013, 7:48 PM

MK: Beit Shemesh Case reveals Anti-Hareidi Bias

Hareidi MK Menachem Moses slams calls to redo Beit Shemesh vote. ‘They’re only saying it because the mayor is a hareidi.’Maayana Miskin, 12/24/2013, 10:44 PM

Attorney General Won't Appeal Liberman Acquittal

Justice ministry officially announces decision to uphold court ruling, confirms rumors that Weinstein defied calls for an appeal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 5:40 PM

Report: A-G Won't Appeal Liberman Verdict

Officials recommend that Attorney General Weinstein not appeal Foreign Minister's recent acquittal.Elad Benari, 12/13/2013, 3:15 AM

Lawyer: No to Reelections Based on Rumors

Lawyer for Abutbul questions legality of proposed reelections in Beit Shemesh.Maayana Miskin, 12/10/2013, 11:05 PM

First Hearings Begin in Beit Shemesh Election Case

Mayor Moshe Abutbul declares victory before walking into courtroom; prosecution admits 'fraudulent tactics' but not specific involvement.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 12:51 PM

Hareidi MKs Upset at Call for Beit Shemesh Revote

Hareidi MKs accuse A-G Weinstein of choosing politics over democracy. ‘If it had been the other way around, he wouldn’t be doing this.’Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 8:36 AM

Struk to Ministers: Don’t Be a Rubber Stamp

MK Struk urges ministers to openly protest the back-room dealing she says led to Shai Nitzan’s appointment.Maayana Miskin, 11/20/2013, 12:13 AM

AG Reveals: Govt. to Oversee Hareidi Money-Lending

The government plans to institute oversight of 'gemach' free loan societies. Weinstein: Hareidi leaders will be involved in process.Maayana Miskin, 11/14/2013, 12:41 PM

After Liberman: Now Weinstein Faces Accusations

In an ironic twist, Attorney General accused of crimes related to appointment of his deputy.Maayana Miskin, 11/10/2013, 8:55 PM

Hareidi MK: Cut Funding to (Certain) Yeshivas

Hareidi MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ) over the weekend railed against Religious Zionist yeshivas, demanding that their funding be cut.David Lev, 11/10/2013, 6:50 PM

Livni: Lay Off the Prosecution

Justice Minister rejects criticism of the prosecution in the wake of the acquittal of MK Avigdor Lieberman.Elad Benari, 11/7/2013, 3:13 AM

Outrage at Attempt to Ban Jews from Land Registry

Attorney General says Jews living in Judea, Samaria should not be allowed to find out who owns neighboring land.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 9:42 PM

‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’

Attorney-General’s change would see Torah scholars enlist at 18, not 21. MK Shaked: Knesset will decide – not Supreme Court.Maayana Miskin, 8/11/2013, 3:04 PM

A-G 'Shocked' by Visit to Southern Tel Aviv

A-G Yehuda Weinstein toured southern Tel Aviv’s neighborhoods, which have been literally taken over by illegal infiltrators from Africa.Elad Benari, 8/6/2013, 12:09 AM

Drama as IDF Scandal Becomes Police Case

Attorney General decides Harpaz Affair is a matter for police. Popular ex-IDF chief is among those involved.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 7:17 PM

Activists: Put 'Amalek Rabbi' on Trial

Bayit Yehudi activists want to see Rabbi Shalom Cohen put on trial for calling them 'members of the Amalek nation.'David Lev, 7/30/2013, 8:54 PM

MK: Bennett a Racist for Wanting Terrorists Dead

Taleb Abu-Arar accuses Economics Minister Naftali Bennett of racism and 'inciting to murder' for quotes that appeared in the media.David Lev, 7/29/2013, 6:50 PM

Weinstein: Draft Religious Girls, Too

In order to really be "fair," said the Attorney General, the government needed to draft religious womenDavid Lev, 7/28/2013, 4:26 PM

Weinstein: Demolish Only One Amona Home

Residents of Amona breathe a sigh of relief: Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein says only one building in the community will be demolished.Elad Benari, 7/19/2013, 5:15 AM

Weinstein: R. Eliyahu's Candidacy 'Inappropriate'

A-G will tell Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu his candidacy for Chief Rabbi is inappropriate because of statements on renting land to Arabs.Elad Benari, 7/16/2013, 2:46 AM

Attorney General to Question Rabbi Eliyahu

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is expected to summon chief rabbi candidate because of past statements regarding renting homes to Arabs.Yishai Karov, 7/3/2013, 3:14 AM

No Legal Steps Against 'Racist' Theme Park

Attorney General decides: No legal steps against the Superland theme park which has separate days for Jews and Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2013, 6:46 AM

Livni to Appeal Law Granting Benefits for Soldiers

Justice Minister to appeal proposed law to reward former IDF soldiers, cites A-G's legal opinion that the law "violates equality."Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2013, 4:42 AM

Legal Forum: Investigate Haaretz Writer

The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel asks the Attorney General to investigate Haaretz writer Amira Hass for incitement.Elad Benari, 4/4/2013, 6:16 AM

Watchdog Group: Investigate Barak for Bad Behavior

A government watchdog group is calling to add Barak to the list of military higher-ups investigated in the Harpaz Affair.Maayana Miskin, 1/31/2013, 12:15 AM

Ariel University Center Welcomes Recognition

Ariel University Center says the decision to recognize it as a university is "a natural outcome".Elad Benari, 12/25/2012, 4:16 AM

Channel 2 Pundit: A-G Must 'Kill' Next Coalition

Top TV analyst says Weinstein needs to "step into the ring with murder in his eyes" against Likud MKs.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2012, 8:49 AM

Lieberman, A-G at Odds Over Moral Turpitude

No plea bargain in Lieberman's case yet, after Attorney General says he won't give up on moral turpitude ruling.Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 6:12 AM

Attorney General Against Disqualifying Zoabi

Requests to disqualify MK Hanin Zoabi "do not indicate a sufficiently critical mass of evidence," says Attorney General Weinstein.Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 2:18 AM

Report: Lieberman Will Seek Plea Bargain

Lieberman's lawyers set to meet with Attorney General and work out plea bargain that will allow him to come back as a Cabinet minister.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 5:43 AM

Attorney General to Announce Decision on Lieberman

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein will publish on Thursday his decision on whether to indict Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.Elad Benari, 12/13/2012, 3:46 AM

Lieberman to be Indicted for Breach of Trust

The major case against Lieberman will be closed, but he will be indicted on charges of breaches of trust in another case.Elad Benari, 11/28/2012, 1:12 AM

Netanyahu Won't Discuss Levy Report with Cabinet

Attorney General's objection causes Netanyahu to cancel plan to bring Levy Report conclusions for government adoption.Elad Benari, 10/19/2012, 12:12 AM

Mofaz Seeks to Stop Levy Report Adoption

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz asks the Attorney General to order Netanyahu not to bring Levy Report for government approval.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 3:14 AM

A-G Snubs Knesset with 'Deplorable' No-Show

A-G Weinstein "too busy" to attend Knesset committee session on creation of a body to monitor his activities.Gil Ronen, 9/4/2012, 3:54 PM

A-G Expects Migron Residents to 'Act Responsibly'

Following Supreme Court's eviction ruling on Migron, Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein calls on the residents to “act responsibly”.Elad Benari, 8/30/2012, 2:12 AM

Al-Aqsa Sheikh: Jerusalem will be Muslim Forever

A preacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque denounces A-G's statement that Israeli law must be applied to the complex.Elad Benari, 7/20/2012, 4:45 AM

PA Slams A-G over Temple Mount

Islamic official says that statement that Israeli law must be applied to Al-Aqsa Mosque is a “violation against Muslims and Palestinians.”Elad Benari, 7/18/2012, 6:02 AM

Tibi Won't be Investigated for Praising 'Martyrs'

State Prosecutor rejects a criminal investigation against MK Ahmed Tibi over a speech in which he praised Arab ‘martyrs’.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 6:13 AM

AG to Back Netanyahu Plan for Givat Ulpana

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said the Attorney General will provide written approval for his plan to move five buildings in Beit El.Gabe Kan, 6/4/2012, 8:50 PM

A-G Dampens Nationalist Hopes for Outposts Team

Weinstein decides to remind Netanyahu who is boss in struggle over legal status of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 2/21/2012, 10:15 AM

AG won't Prosecute MK Zouabi, Leftists on Marmara

Nationalists slam decision as "another chapter in the crumbling of the rule of law."Gil Ronen, 12/22/2011, 6:22 PM

Netanyahu Tables Foreign Funding Bill, Again

For the second time in a week, PM Netanyahu has zig-zagged on a bill restricting foreign funds for domestic political NGOs.Gabe Kahn., 12/7/2011, 9:03 PM

Rabbis Have the Same Rights as Professors

Dr. Haim Shane expressed serious doubts over whether the Attorney General has a case against Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu.Gabe Kahn., 11/22/2011, 10:51 PM

Weinstein to Defend Boycott Law

Israel's attorney general is preparing to defend the boycott law - which he previously described as "borderline defensible" - before the High CourtGabe Kahn., 7/12/2011, 10:46 PM