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.AFP, 6/18/2019, 9:55 AM

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

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

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2019, 6:11 AM

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.Ben Ariel, 6/4/2019, 3:34 AM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 6/3/2019, 9:28 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2019, 7:54 PM

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 12:12 AM

'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.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2019, 3:43 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 10:09 PM

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