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Israel’s new attorney general must reexamine Netanyahu’s indictment

This is the only way to begin, just begin, restoring the public's trust in the legal system. Op-ed.

New Israeli att'y general must reexamine Netanyahu’s indictment

Israeli Cabinet okays appointment of Gali Baharav-Miara as Attorney General

Gali Baharav-Miara formally appointed Attorney General of Israel, replacing Avichai Mandelblit.

Cabinet okays appointment of Baharav-Miara as Attorney General

Committee recommends three candidates for Attorney General

Search committee recommends three candidates to replace Avichai Mandelblit.

Committee recommends three candidates for A-G

Justice Minister to receive final 3 candidates for next A-G this week

Nomination committee to make final decision on candidates to succeed Avichai Mandelblit as attorney general.

Justice Minister to receive final 3 candidates for next A-G

Protestors send flowers to Attorney General

Flowers, balloons, and a thank you note signed 'Israel Police' were sent to the Attorney General's residence shortly before Shabbat.

Protestors send flowers to Attorney General

Trump blasts Georgia phone call probe: ‘This is not the American way’

Trump denounces a Georgia DA's investigation into a call he made to the attorney general regarding the results of the 2020 election.

Trump blasts Georgia call probe: ‘This is not the American way’

Likud MK demands criminal probe of Attorney General Mandelblit

MK Shlomo Karhi says calls for prosecution of Attorney General after leak of recording in which the Attorney General condemned Netanyahu.

Likud MK demands criminal probe of Attorney General Mandelblit

Gideon Sa'ar postponing split of Attorney General's role

Justice Minister's plan to split the role of the Attorney General will be delayed at least until early 2022.

Gideon Sa'ar postponing split of Attorney General's role

Attorney General Mandelblit prays at Rachel's Tomb

Israel's Attorney General arrives at Rachel's Tomb to pray in honor of his grandson's Bar Mitzvah.

Attorney General Mandelblit prays at Rachel's Tomb

Sa'ar planning to split A-G's duties before end of Mandelblit's term

Incoming Minister of Justice will speed up the move along with legislation that will regulate the status of the Attorney General.

Sa'ar to split A-G's duties before end of Mandelblit's term

High Court: Netanyahu must heed AG opinion on conflict of interest

Court rules "the Attorney General's opinion on legal issues is binding on the government and its authorities."

High Court: PM must heed AG opinion on conflict of interest

Bennett, Sa’ar and Israel’s legal tyrants

Bennett and Sa'ar hope the att'y general will stop the leader they cannot best at the polls. If he does,elections will be irrelevant.Op-ed

Bennett, Sa’ar and Israel’s legal tyrants

Israel halts sale of vaccines

A complaint from the Attorney General and Security Minister has temporarily frozen the Prime Minister's plans to sell surplus vaccines.

Israel halts sale of vaccines

Barkat: 'I stood stalwartly in face of Attorney General'

MK Barkat speaks during tour of Kfar haShiloah and Kfar HaTemanim about struggle to populate houses purchased in these neighborhoods by Jews

Barkat: 'I stood stalwartly in face of Attorney General'player

Religious Zionist candidate: The elite don't accept the majority

Watch: Attorney Simcha Rottman explains his party's plans to fight illegal infiltration and limit the power of the Supreme Court.

Religious Zionist candidate: The elite don't accept the majorityplayer

Avichai Mandelblit: There's no such thing as state of 'Palestine' under international law

Attorney General refers to decision of Court in the Hague: 'There's no immediate risk to any Israeli.'

AG: 'No such thing as state of "Palestine" in international law'player

Attorney General: 'Decision not to vaccinate prisoners was made without authority'

Avichai Mandelblit states in opinion submitted to Supreme Court that Ohana's decision not to vaccinate prisoners violated their rights.

'Decision not to vaccinate prisoners was made without authority'

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

Suspicion reservists leaked Minister Gila Gamliel's file

IDF suspects military personnel entered epidemiological test database and leaked details of Minister Gamliel, causing 'unusual incident'.

Suspicion reservists leaked Minister Gila Gamliel's file

'If Netanyahu doesn't fire Mandelblit, he deserves incapacity'

'Anyone who thus belittles the 1.5 million voters who elected him, allows AG to humiliate, trample him is simply not worthy of their trust.'

'If Netanyahu doesn't fire Mandelblit, he deserves incapacity'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

On allowing women to take rabbinate exams: 'We favor Torah study for women, but AG directive stems from Reform. He didn't even speak to us.'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

Proposal: Only MKs to select attorney general

MKs Ayelet Shaked and Shlomo Karai submit bill to remake committee to select attorney general to include only Knesset members.

Proposal: Only MKs to select attorney general

AG to Supreme Court: 'Don't disqualify coalition agreement'

AG announces following Likud/Blue & White clarification, no reason to rule coalition agreement or any of its clauses should be invalidated.

AG to Supreme Court: 'Don't disqualify coalition agreement'

AG: 'Supreme Court will decide, then I'll express opinion'

Mandelblit asks to submit position only if judges discuss issue of forming government.

AG: 'Supreme Court will decide, then I'll express opinion'

'If we reach Supreme Court, I'm ready for fight'

Justice Minister Amir Ohana makes clear Attorney Orly Ben Ari Ginsberg will be appointed Deputy State Prosecutor, even if petition is filed.

'If we reach Supreme Court, I'm ready for fight'

So this is Netanyahu's reward?

So this is Netanyahu's reward?

Israel's attorney general, a Netanyahu appointee, turns accuser

Avichai Mandelblit is the first attorney general in Israeli history to indict a serving premier.

Israel's attorney general, a Netanyahu appointee, turns accuser

Justice Minister considers 'committee to investigate prosecutor'

Justice Minister Amir Ohana: 'Is something in what I said wrong? Is what I've described correct? Is that how it should be?'

Justice Minister considers 'committee to investigate prosecutor'

NGO urges A-G to investigate Barak

Betzalmo asks Attorney General Mandelblit to investigate Barak following derogatory comments against State Comptroller.

NGO urges A-G to investigate Barak

Attorney General: 'No persecution, no trumped-up cases'

AG refers to Prime Minister' cases, adheres to claim that there are those trying to delegitimize law enforcement apparatus.

Attorney General: 'No persecution, no trumped-up cases'

Attorney General finds 'no evidence of prohibited propaganda'

Mandelblit clarifies he has no evidence to substantiate claims Likud operates 'bots network' to disseminate illegal propaganda.

Attorney General finds 'no evidence of prohibited propaganda'player

Response to Bennett's demand? Cabinet meeting canceled

Cabinet meeting planned for Wednesday canceled after Bennett calls on AG to instruct PM to immediately convene cabinet.

Response to Bennett's demand? Cabinet meeting canceled

Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate law

Mandelblit expresses reservations about video content but rules petition by Arab parties against it be rejected.

Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate lawplayer

Today: AG expected to announce decision on cases against PM

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is expected to announce today his decision regarding the corruption cases against Netanyahu.

Today: AG expected to announce decision on cases against PM

"Our Union Saved the Right Bloc

MK Slomianski, who managed the union's contacts with the prime minister, is convinced that the agreement was the right one

"Our Union Saved the Right Bloc

Likud: Investigate ties with Yediot Ahronot

Party asks Attorney General to investigate ties between newspaper and Knesset member elected first place in Labor primary.

Likud: Investigate ties with Yediot Ahronotplayer

The Attorney General's dilemma

Expert tells Arutz Sheva: If A-G intends to publish recommendations in Netanyahu's cases, it is better that it be done as early as possible.

The Attorney General's dilemma

Left-wing activists arrested for vandalizing AG's father's grave

After gravestone of Attorney General's Avichai Mandelblit's father was vandalized, left-wing suspects taken into custody.

Left-wing activists arrested for vandalizing AG's father's grave

Left and Reform push to fire Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Meretz MK and Reform Movement Director furious at Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu who met with Pri Ha'aretz yeshiva and attacked judicial system.

Left and Reform push to fire Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahuplayer

Report: AG decides to indict PM for bribery

Attorney general reportedly accepts recommendations of state attorney to submit indictment against Netanyahu. PM's attorneys respond.

Report: AG decides to indict PM for bribery