Israel's feistiest attorney answers 'fanatic extreme leftist'

Yoram Sheftel responds to Avi Benayahu who claimed Elor Azaria fell victim to politics; calls Ayelet Shaked 'best minister in government'.Eliran Aharon, 9/5/2018, 3:00 PM

Huckabee restaurant boot 'typical move of extreme Left in US'

'Extreme Left in America, as well as the mainstream media, turned out to be the enemy of the American people and the enemy of democracy.'Eliran Aharon, 6/27/2018, 10:31 AM

'Where are the champions of freedom of expression?'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir attacks decision to indict Yoram Sheftel: 'A black day for lawyers.'Mordechai Sones, 1/31/2018, 11:25 AM

Attorney Yoram Sheftel: Jews thrive on democracy and capitalism

'Numbers just released of 4.1% 2nd quarter growth, unparalleled in any western developed economy, even not United States our good friend.'Mordechai Sones, 11/21/2017, 6:25 PM

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Soldier convicted in shooting death of terrorist asks President Rivlin for pardon after Chief of Staff cut Azariya’s sentence to 14 months.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2017, 8:10 PM

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 6:46 PM

Radio station fined over Azariya attorney's comments

Yoram Sheftel's history of making inflammatory statements led a regulatory board to fine radio station that hosts his show.Tzvi Lev, 8/3/2017, 3:49 PM

'Sheftel despicable, but he has a right to speak'

Zionist Union MK blasts attempts by Meretz to muzzle firebrand attorney though petition to Supreme Court.Ido Ben Porat, Tzvi Lev, 8/1/2017, 3:14 PM

Meretz: Remove Azariya attorney's show from the air

Meretz party appeals to Supreme Court, calling for attorney Yoram Sheftel's show to be taken off the air, claiming he promotes incitement.Tzvi Lev, 8/1/2017, 1:41 PM

Azariya attorney: Chief of Staff too fat to be a soldier

Azariya defense attorney Yoram Sheftel blasts IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot: 'Someone that overweight doesn't project image of a soldier'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2017, 12:28 PM

Attorney: Confirming killing was standard operating procedure

Azariya's attorney speaks with journalists at court, quotes description of killing confirmation after 2002 terrorist attack.Mordechai Sones, 7/30/2017, 1:42 PM

Chief IDF prosecutor to meet Azariya lawyer for negotiations

Early release for former Sgt. Elor Azariya in the works? Top army prosecutor to meet with attorney for soldier convicted of manslaughter.Uzi Baruch, 6/1/2017, 3:51 PM

'I hope the nation of Israel will rise to the challenge'

Journalist and former MK Sharon Gal campaigns to raise money for soldier Elor Azariya's legal expenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2017, 3:44 PM

Last session in Azariya appeal case

The military court convened today for its final session before handing down its decision in the appeals case of soldier Elor Azariya.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 5/28/2017, 10:24 AM

'Azariya never had a chance'

Attorney for former IDF sergeant blasts ruling against client as court hears appeal. 'You can't even consider upholding the sentence'.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 5/8/2017, 11:14 AM

'The Jewish people are praying for you, Elor'

Family of soldier convicted of manslaughter express optimism as appeal begins. Lawyer Yoram Sheftel says Jewish people praying for reversal.Reut Hadar, 5/3/2017, 11:19 AM

Report: Contact initiated to cancel appeals in Azariya case

Military prosecution receives letter from representative of Azariya's defense calling to cancel appeals on both sides.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 9:12 AM

Azariya prosecutor 'contemptible and vindictive'

Elor Azariya's attorney Yoram Sheftel condemns Military Prosecutor for submitting a counter appeal over Azariya's prison sentence.Yoel Domb, 3/7/2017, 3:56 PM

Elor Azariya's prison sentence delayed

Soldier convicted of manslaughter appeals 18 month sentence, prompting court to delay his transfer to prison.Reut Hadar, 3/2/2017, 7:18 PM

Azariya's attorney describes army threats as "moral blackmail"

Yoram Sheftel, Elor Azariya's lawyer, explained his decision to appeal Azariya's verdict, claiming that the conviction was a 'frame-up'.Yoni Kempinski, 3/2/2017, 12:04 PM

Azariya family vs the Chief Military Prosecutor

Defense Attorney for Elor Azariya accuses Chief Military Prosecutor of attempting to blackmail Azariya family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 7:20 PM

Drama in Azariya case

Elor Azariya's original defense lawyers resigned from the defense of his appeal. Attorney Yoram Sheftel will conduct his appeal.Yoel Domb, 3/1/2017, 5:58 PM

'Prosecutors were thirsty for blood'

Azariya defense attorney Yoram Sheftel pledges to appeal decision.Yoni Kempinski, 2/21/2017, 3:02 PM

'Open investigation against Kfir Commander over Azariya case'

Attorney on Elor Azariya's defense team calls for an investigation of Brigade Commander who pressured soldier's father not to appeal.Tal Polon, 1/12/2017, 3:24 PM

'We're going to tear the Azariya ruling apart'

Senior Israeli jurist Yoram Sheftel joins Azariya defense team, pledges to overturn conviction on appeal.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/5/2017, 9:13 AM

'You should have burned to death in your tank'

Supporter of Elor Azariya, activist Ofer Golan, apologizes for telling left-wing journalist he should have 'burned to death.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2016, 10:31 PM

Ardent atheist - and staunch Zionist

One of Israel's most famous lawyers, Yoram Sheftel is a strong advocate for Zionism - and a total atheist. A look into his unique worldview.Shimon Cohen, 5/3/2016, 9:28 AM

'The only Duma criminals are the interrogators'

Attorneys of Jewish suspects say legal system must follow its own rules and throw out confessions extracted in 'barbaric torture.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/3/2016, 4:56 PM

Complaint filed against left-wing inciter

‘Join the Israeli intifada against the Nazis of Israel’s right’ writes artist Meir Mendelssohn. Ben-Ari: 'This is a test of the system'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 1:24 PM

Kulanu Blasted over 'Obsequious' Apology to US

Moshe Kahlon is guilty of weakening Israel's ability to stand up for itself on the international scene, Attorney Yoram Sheftel argues.Benny Toker, 6/19/2015, 2:56 PM

'Attorney Gen. Kept Channel 10 Terrorists Afloat'

Attorney Sheftel slams Weinstein's decision to bail out bankrupt Channel 10 'post-Zionist terrorist gang' for another half-year.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 1/2/2015, 1:52 PM

'Israel's Most Bitter Western Enemy is America'

After particularly harsh condemnation of Jerusalem building, attorney Sheftel warns Obama will condemn Tel Aviv building next.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 10/3/2014, 3:02 PM

'Mahmoud Abbas Saved Israel From Israel'

Analyst says unity deal timing shows Abbas a mere extortionist, hopes Netanyahu holds firm 'because he was ready to submit.'Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 4/25/2014, 12:58 PM

'Kerry is the Lapdog of the Arabs'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel says Kerry 'soaked with hatred of Israel,' with a moderator like this 'who needs enemies?'Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 1:23 PM

Radio Host Apologizes For Attack on Hareidi Leader

Senior Attorney Sheftel says didn't wish for Rabbi Shteinman's death by saying 'may his name and memory be erased.'Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 3/20/2014, 4:22 PM

Frustration at Peace Talks as Rockets Continue

Attorney Yoram Sheftel speaks on the presumption of continuing talks, if they do nothing to stop Hamas terror.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 1:23 PM

Attorney Accuses Opposition Leader of 'Treason'

Sheftel says Herzog 'betrayed' Israel in Kerry meeting, by pushing foreign agenda. Accuses left of siding with 'Arab enemy.'Ari Yashar, 3/7/2014, 2:26 PM

Sheftel: Draft Law 'Shameful, Scandalous'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel slams the Equal Burden Law calling for hareidi draft, claims it will encourage more men to dodge the draft.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 1:59 PM

'US Plans Auschwitz Borders To Complete Holocaust'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel notes American and European complicity in the Holocaust, warns against submitting to current pressure.Ari Yashar, 1/31/2014, 1:19 PM

'Kerry is not Messiah; He is the Enemy'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel, in interview with Arutz Sheva, fires back at US claims that they have Israel's security interests at heart.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 10:26 PM

Police Complaint Against Former Chief of Staff

Attorney Yoram Sheftel has filed a police report against former Chief of Staff for obstructing infamous fraud investigation.Tova Dvorin , 11/4/2013, 4:25 PM

'You Can’t Rely on America'

Legal expert warns Israel against relying on American support in case of trouble: "Even when they do act, they’re too late."Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 10:38 AM

‘How Can the Left Admire Stalin?’

“Stalin, like Hitler, was one of the greatest murderers of all time,” he said.Maayana Miskin, 3/10/2013, 12:57 PM

Critics: Netanyahu Failed, Caved to World Opinion

Criticism of PM Netanyahu continues as activists, rabbis accuse him of sacrificing Israel's safety for the sake of world opinion.Maayana Miskin, 11/23/2012, 10:53 AM

‘Everyone Lost in Olmert’s Trial’

The Olmert trial left everyone a loser, from Olmert to the prosecution, to the court system itself, says Attorney Yoram Sheftel. Maayana Miskin, 7/13/2012, 10:40 AM

Obama's Attitude Towards Pollard Anti-Semitic

Attorney Yoram Sheftel: White House announcement that Pollard won't be released proves Obama is an anti-Semite.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/16/2012, 12:54 AM

Sheftel: State Failed in Ulpana's Case

Attorney Yoram Sheftel says that the State has failed in the way it dealt with the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari, 5/11/2012, 3:15 AM

‘Israel’s Most Hated Man’ Speaks

Attorney Yoram Sheftel speaks of his defense of convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk.Maayana Miskin, 3/18/2012, 4:55 AM

Sheftel: Time to End High Court ‘Dictatorship’

Attorney Yoram Sheftel welcomes the new legislation on the Supreme Court. "The left has created a Supreme Court dictatorship."Elad Benari, 11/17/2011, 11:46 PM

'Demjanjuk Verdict is a Farce'

Israeli attorney Yoram Sheftel, who represented Demjanjuk during his trial in Israel, responds to his conviction in Germany.Elad Benari, 5/13/2011, 1:16 AM

Sheftel: Oz Culpable For Fogel's

Attorney Yoram Sheftel takes aim at the rhetoric of leftist leaders saying they are responsible for inciting the murder of fellow Jews.Gabe Kahn., 3/18/2011, 1:20 PM

Sheftel: Katzav is Innocent

Maverick lawyer Yoram Sheftel: "Justice was not served in the Katzav case, judges couldn't withstand media pressure, no evidence against Katzav."Hillel Fendel, 12/30/2010, 5:17 PM

US Guarantees Haven't Arrived

The Americans have still not provided the guarantees that will enable Netanyahu to present the proposed 2nd construction freeze to the Cabinet.Hillel Fendel, 11/22/2010, 11:41 AM