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New lawyer for Rabin's killer: Reduce his sentence

Attorney Yoram Sheftel: No democracy has laws making the blood of the leaders more valuable than the blood of other citizens.

New lawyer for Rabin's killer: Reduce his sentence

Will he be released? Yigal Amir hires prominent attorney Yoram Sheftel to defend him

Prominent attorney to focus efforts on repeal of legislation barring Knesset from considering Amir's early release.

Headed for release? Yigal Amir hires attorney Yoram Sheftel

'Reason Jewish people should vote Trump: He's important to Israel'

Leading attorney and activist Yoram Sheftel addresses heartfelt online message to 'brothers and sisters from America'.

'Reason Jews should vote Trump: He's important to Israel'player

Watch: The man who represented Ivan Demjanjuk speaks

Attorney Yoram Sheftel to talks about the Demjanjuk case and the new Netflix documentary “The Devil Next Door”.

Watch: The man who represented Ivan Demjanjuk speaksplayer

'PM's son correct: Rabin killed Holocaust survivors on Altalena'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel defends Yair Netanyahu, says Yitzhak Rabin ordered attack on Altalena which had many Holocaust survivors on board.

'PM's son correct: Rabin killed Holocaust survivors on Altalena'

Otzma Yehudit looks to attorney-turned radio host to lead party

Right-wing faction hoping to cross threshold in upcoming election offers prominent defense attorney-turned radio host party chairmanship.

Otzma Yehudit looks to attorney-turned radio host to lead party

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'.

Israel's feistiest attorney answers 'fanatic extreme leftist'player

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.'

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

'Where are the champions of freedom of expression?'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir attacks decision to indict Yoram Sheftel: 'A black day for lawyers.'

'Where are the champions of freedom of expression?'

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.'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel: Jews thrive on democracy and capitalismplayer

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.

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

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.

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

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.

Radio station fined over Azariya attorney's comments

'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.

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

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.

Meretz: Remove Azariya attorney's show from the air

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'.

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

Attorney: Confirming killing was standard operating procedure

Azariya's attorney speaks with journalists at court, quotes description of killing confirmation after 2002 terrorist attack.

Attorney: Confirming killing was standard operating procedureplayer

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.

Chief IDF prosecutor to meet Azariya lawyer for negotiations

'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.

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

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.

Last session in Azariya appeal case

'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'.

'Azariya never had a chance'

'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.

'The Jewish people are praying for you, Elor'player

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.

Report: Contact initiated to cancel appeals in Azariya case

Azariya prosecutor 'contemptible and vindictive'

Elor Azariya's attorney Yoram Sheftel condemns Military Prosecutor for submitting a counter appeal over Azariya's prison sentence.

Azariya prosecutor 'contemptible and vindictive'

Elor Azariya's prison sentence delayed

Soldier convicted of manslaughter appeals 18 month sentence, prompting court to delay his transfer to prison.

Elor Azariya's prison sentence delayed

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'.

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

Azariya family vs the Chief Military Prosecutor

Defense Attorney for Elor Azariya accuses Chief Military Prosecutor of attempting to blackmail Azariya family.

Azariya family vs the Chief Military Prosecutor

Drama in Azariya case

Elor Azariya's original defense lawyers resigned from the defense of his appeal. Attorney Yoram Sheftel will conduct his appeal.

Drama in Azariya case

'Prosecutors were thirsty for blood'

Azariya defense attorney Yoram Sheftel pledges to appeal decision.

'Prosecutors were thirsty for blood'

'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.

'Open investigation against Kfir Commander over Azariya case'

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

Senior Israeli jurist Yoram Sheftel joins Azariya defense team, pledges to overturn conviction on appeal.

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

'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.'

'You should have burned to death in your tank'

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.

Ardent atheist - and staunch Zionist

'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.'

'The only Duma criminals are the interrogators'player

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'

Complaint filed against artist who called to kill right-wingers

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.

Kulanu Blasted over 'Obsequious' Apology to US

'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.

'Attorney General Kept Channel 10 Terrorists Afloat'

'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.

'Israel's Most Bitter Western Enemy is America'

'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.'

'Mahmoud Abbas Saved Israel From Israel'

'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?'

'Kerry is the Lapdog of the Arabs'