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Former Justice Min.: 'Those who come to Israel don't leave'

MK Amir Ohana, former Justice Min., opposes accepting Ukrainian refugees. 'Any child who says 3 words in Hebrew - try getting him to leave.'

Former Justice Min.: 'Those who come to Israel don't leave'

Report: Internal Likud poll stirring up the party

An internal survey on the popularity of the members of the Likud has former Mossad chief in first place, followed by Amir Ohana.

Report: Internal Likud poll stirring up the party

Min. Amir Ohana: 'New policy supports the right to self-defense'

Under new police policy, weapons fired in self-defense can be confiscated for up to 48 hours.

Amir Ohana: 'New policy supports the right to self-defense'

Judges to report false accusations in divorce cases to police

Amir Ohana, Public Security Minister, orders investigation of false allegations filed in cases of divorce or separation.

Judges to report false accusations in divorce cases to police

Min. Amir Ohana: 'No choice but to set minimum punishment for illegal weapons'

25% increase in number of indictments for crimes involving illegal weapons, Public Security Min. Ohana says.

'No choice but to set minimum punishment for illegal weapons'

'Israel Police is a fiction - there's no such thing'

Knesset committee discussing Meron disaster demands Minister's resignation. "Everyone passes the buck."

'Israel Police is a fiction - there's no such thing'player

Minister Amir Ohana: 'If your conscience is clear, there's no reason to resign'

'Responsibility means doing everything so that such events will not occur again,' Public Security Min. Ohana says.

'If your conscience is clear, there's no reason to resign'

Liberman slams Ohana for allowing 'anarchy'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman accuses Public Security Minister of caring more about shielding PM from the law than protecting citizens' safety.

Liberman slams Ohana for allowing 'anarchy'

Border Police will crack down on agricultural theft, vows Ohana

Public Security Minister announces formation of special Border Police unit to combat agricultural theft. 'Families are being destroyed.'

Border Police will crack down on agricultural theft, vows Ohana

Kobi Shabtai officially named Police Commissioner

After 2 years, Israel finally has a full-time police commissioner following Cabinet approval of Shabtai's appointment.

Kobi Shabtai officially named Police Commissioner

'Human rights' groups demand Israel vaccinate inmates

While many Israelis have yet to receive their vaccination, human rights groups are demanding all prisoners are treated.

'Human rights' groups demand Israel vaccinate inmates player

Attorney General to Minister Ohana: Inmates should be vaccinated too

Deputy A-G tells Internal Security Minister his directive not to vaccinate prisoners was given without authority. Ohana fires back.

A-G to Minister Ohana: Inmates should be vaccinated too

Policeman punches protester in the face during protest against Ahuvya Sandak's death

Hundreds of people protest death of Ahuvya Sandak. Police: A handful of rioters clashed with police and disobeyed orders.

Tel Aviv: Policeman punches protester in the faceplayer

MKs fear gulf growing between police, citizens after death of Ahuvya Sandak

MKs from different parties call for external commission of inquiry into death of teen in police chase.

MKs fear gulf growing between police, citizens

Likud MK Amit Halevy: Police treatment of Hilltop Youth stems from hatred

MK writes to Internal Security Minister Ohana, asking him to personally oversee investigation into Ahuvya Sandak's death.

Likud MK: Police treatment of Hilltop Youth stems from hatred

Watch: Ahuvya's mother cries to Internal Security Minister

For six days following tragic incident, not a single government official spoke to family members. MK Ohana was the first to visit.

Watch: Ahuvya's mother cries to Internal Security Ministerplayer

No priority vaccination for male Palestinian security prisoners

Female prisoners, staff will take precedence.

No priority vaccination for male Palestinian security prisoners

Chief Commissioner of Prisons Service to be appointed soon

Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana to hold meetings with four candidates

Prisons chief to be appointed soon

'I don't think the government will fulfill its term'

Public Security Minister Amir Ohana: If Blue and White don't stop with the petty politics, we will go to elections.

'I don't think the government will fulfill its term'

'Attorney General is invested in Netanyahu's political assassination'

Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana sharply attacks AG Mandelblit, 'All his prestige and future depends on Netanyahu's conviction.'

'AG is invested in Netanyahu's political assassination'

'We'll struggle to the last drop of our political blood'

Minister Amir Ohana and MK Amit Halevi arrive at Mitzpe Kramim. MK Halevi: 'We're here so no stone in this charming settlement will move.'

'We'll struggle to the last drop of our political blood'player

'We will not condone terrorism from Gaza'

Public Security Minister visits Sderot: In the coming days we will know whether we are facing a broader escalation or a hiatus.

'We will not condone terrorism from Gaza'

Minister Ohana: My gut feeling is that this will end in bloodshed

'We have always disagreed with one another, and always will, but right now what we're seeing is fierce hatred between the two sides.'

Minister Ohana: This could end in bloodshed

Lapid: Public Security Minister doesn't understand what democratic protest is about

Yesh Atid chairman calls on Netanyahu to fire Public Security Minister over criticism of 'chaotic' anti-government protests.

Lapid: This 'chaos' can carry on

A-G vs minister on threats to PM

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit accuses Minister Amir Ohana of 'false accusations' following letter over threats to Netanyahu family.

A-G vs minister on threats to PM

Knesset Members host 13-year-old Meah Shearim girl Bassie

Bassie Getter, who was made to cry by aggressive police enforcement a week ago, was hosted with her father in MK Yaakov Asher's office.

Knesset Members host 13-year-old Meah Shearim girl Bassie

Minister Ohana to be in isolation until next Sunday

Public Security Minister to enter isolation after meeting Border Police commander who was diagnosed with COVID-19.

Minister Ohana to be in isolation until next Sunday

Minister Ohana: State examining reducing cannabis penalties

Public Security Minister tells Supreme Court he seeks to 'minimize harm' to citizens convicted of cannabis use or possession.

State examining reducing cannabis penalties

Amir Ohana appointed Minister of Public Security

Netanyahu appoints Amir Ohana as Minister of Public Security and MK Gadi Yevarkan as his deputy.

Amir Ohana appointed Minister of Public Security

Justice Mazuz rejects Justice Minister demand to disqualify himself

Justice Mazuz rejects Justice Minister request to disqualify himself from discussing Dan Eldad's term; 'Request lacks grounds and is denied'

Justice Mazuz rejects Justice Minister demand to disqualify self

Justice Minister extends state of emergency in the courts

Justice Minister Amir Ohana extends state of emergency in the courts until March 22.

Justice Minister extends state of emergency in the courts

Will Netanyahu's trial be postponed?

Justice Minister announces state of emergency in the courts, which may affect the start of Netanyahu's trial on Tuesday.

Will Netanyahu's trial be postponed?

Justice Minister Ohana shows his mettle

Justice Minister Ohana shows his mettle

Justice Minister bans official from 'Association for Civil Rights in Israel' conference

Amir Ohana bans Justice Ministry official from attending conference of radical left-wing organization, 'Ministry must maintain neutrality.'

Justice Minister bans official from left-wing conference

Justice Minister: Netanyahu's victory in the primaries should be unequivocal

'The primaries are stimulating great enthusiasm on the ground. I believe that this will be reflected in the general elections as well.'

MK Amir Ohana: Netanyahu's victory should be unequivocalplayer

Acting State Prosecutor withdraws candidacy

Orly Ben Ari-Ginsberg removes candidacy for the post of Acting State Prosecutor following criticism over the appointment.

Acting State Prosecutor withdraws candidacy

Supreme Court freezes appointment of state prosecutor

At the last moment, Israel's Supreme Court steps in to freeze appointment of interim State Prosecutor, after Justice Minister appoints her.

Supreme Court freezes appointment of state prosecutor

Justice Minister selects interim state prosecutor

Defying Attorney General's opposition, Justice Minister Amir Ohana taps deputy prosecutor Orly Ginsberg to serve as state prosecutor.

Justice Minister selects interim state prosecutor

Justice Minister Amir Ohana: I don't regret even one word

The Justice Minister responds to a lawsuit filed against him by state witness Nir Hefetz.

Justice Minister Amir Ohana: I don't regret even one word

Witness in Netanyahu investigation sues Justice Minister

State witness in Case 4000, for which PM was indicted, sues Justice Minister Ohana for revealing details of the case.

Witness in Netanyahu investigation sues Justice Minister