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Is the IDF woefully unprepared for war?

Is the IDF woefully unprepared for war?

Amid fight between Chief of Staff and IDF's Ombudsman over military's readiness, State Comptroller debates opening probe of his own.Tzvi Lev, 04/10/2018 18:55
State Comptroller intervenes in efforts to return Hadar Goldin

State Comptroller intervenes in efforts to return Hadar Goldin

Yosef Shapira asks PM Netanyahu to explain Israel's efforts to return body of soldier held by Hamas for 4 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2018 18:14
Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Deputy Min. Oren tells Arutz Sheva state overlooking Israeli lone soldiers, particularly haredim, calls to form new agency to address issue.Tzvi Lev, 15/03/2018 16:07
Comptroller: Israel followed international law in Gaza

Comptroller: Israel followed international law in Gaza

State Comptroller finds Cabinet, IDF, were properly concerned with avoiding civilian casualties in Gaza conflict, but criticizes IDF.Gary Willig, 14/03/2018 17:07
Only Bennett demanded the destruction of terror tunnels

Only Bennett demanded the destruction of terror tunnels

State Comptroller writes government failed to take tunnel threat seriously, withheld essential information from ministers.Gary Willig, 28/02/2017 16:25
Comptroller: Israelis not adequately protected from rockets

Comptroller: Israelis not adequately protected from rockets

More than two million Israelis lack adequate shelter in case of rocket attacks, finds State Comptroller Yosef Shapira.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2016 03:33
Comptroller: Netanyahu failing in battle on BDS

Comptroller: Netanyahu failing in battle on BDS

State Comptroller describes how PM stripped foreign ministry of vital resources, replicated authorities, to placate senior Likudniks.Ari Soffer, 24/05/2016 18:24
Comptroller to publish damning report on Gaza op

Comptroller to publish damning report on Gaza op

State Comptroller report on Operation Protective Edge will include sharp criticism of the government and former Chief of Staff.Orly Harari and Nitsan Keidar, 06/05/2016 03:13
Police erase tickets for Palestinians, tourists

Police erase tickets for Palestinians, tourists

State comptroller presents serious failures in traffic cameras, police conduct. Among others, 50,000 serious charges against drivers erased.Ido Ben-Porat, 24/02/2016 16:43
State Comptroller: Government failed tunnel threat

State Comptroller: Government failed tunnel threat

Draft of report sent to Netanyahu leveling severe criticism on Security Cabinet for not properly dealing with terror tunnels.Ari Yashar, 04/02/2016 17:26
Netanyahu to be questioned over 'BibiTours'

Netanyahu to be questioned over 'BibiTours'

State Comptroller's office members to hold hearing of PM next week, over nearly 5-year-old allegations of wasting state funds on travel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2016 16:58
MK Oren Hazan could face jail time for corruption

MK Oren Hazan could face jail time for corruption

Comptroller's Report reveals freshman MK used state money in party primaries; 40 others also accused of financial impropriety.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2015 15:59
Comptroller's report may see an MK get jail time

Comptroller's report may see an MK get jail time

State Comptroller set to release report with evidence that one MK used state resources for party primaries campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2015 10:41
Knesset Extends Biometric ID Trial Program

Knesset Extends Biometric ID Trial Program

Majority vote allows more time for government to assess success, failures of full switch to fingerprinted ID.Tova Dvorin, 30/06/2015 09:46
PM on Housing Report: Still Much to Do

PM on Housing Report: Still Much to Do

The Comptroller's Report on housing is “a very important document on which we place a great deal of importance,” PM Netanyahu said.Moshe Cohen, 26/02/2015 01:14
State Comptroller Publishes Damning Housing Report

State Comptroller Publishes Damning Housing Report

Shapira's report claims Netanyahu's government did little to solve skyrocketing housing, cost of living crises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2015 21:17
Likud MKs: Left, Media 'Using' Comptroller

Likud MKs: Left, Media 'Using' Comptroller

A report on housing set to be released soon by Comptroller Yosef Shapira is 'unnecessary' and 'cynical,' according to Likud MKs.Yaakov Levi, 22/02/2015 21:09
Netanyahu, Lapid Snipe At Each Other Over Housing

Netanyahu, Lapid Snipe At Each Other Over Housing

State Comptroller to release report assigning responsibility to both men – as well as to Ehud Olmert – for rise in real estate values.Moshe Cohen, 22/02/2015 17:37
New Comptroller Report to Slam PM on Housing

New Comptroller Report to Slam PM on Housing

A new report being prepared by Comptroller Yosef Shapira on housing could be a big problem for the Prime Minister.Moshe Cohen, 19/02/2015 21:47
Mayors to PM: 'Scandal' Won't Affect Our Support

Mayors to PM: 'Scandal' Won't Affect Our Support

Regional Council heads dismiss negative State Comptroller's report on Netanyahus ahead of elections.Moshe Cohen, 18/02/2015 17:31
Comptroller Report Slams Bibi - Were Laws Broken?

Comptroller Report Slams Bibi - Were Laws Broken?

Comptroller finds Prime Minister's Residence expenses ballooned under Netanyahu and then dropped showing lack of 'proportionality.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 17/02/2015 17:26
Comptroller: Releasing PM Document a 'Crime'

Comptroller: Releasing PM Document a 'Crime'

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira on Sunday slammed Channel Ten reporter Raviv Drucker for publishing a draft document report he is preparing.Moshe Cohen , 01/02/2015 21:41
IDF Falls Flat in State Comptroller's Report

IDF Falls Flat in State Comptroller's Report

Audit of multiple IDF departments in its ground forces division finds gross deficiencies in reserve training, protection of strategic sites.Koby Finkler, Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 29/12/2014 19:06
Why Did Government Dally on Terror Tunnel Threat?

Why Did Government Dally on Terror Tunnel Threat?

State Comptroller ordered to investigate decisions in operation on Hamas tunnels, as Danon decries fiasco 'everyone knew about.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 17/09/2014 13:44
'Israel Failed in Not Compensating Refugees'

'Israel Failed in Not Compensating Refugees'

State Comptroller's report slams government for taking 60 years to compensate Jewish refugees from Arab lands.Tova Dvorin, 05/02/2014 22:35
Former Minister Yosef Shapira Dies at 87

Former Minister Yosef Shapira Dies at 87

Former Minister Yosef Shapira, one of the leaders of the NRP and long-time activist of the Bnei Akiva, died on Saturday at the age of 87.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2013 04:33
State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

Yosef Shapira says mishandled storm was foreseen, warns 'this time the storm was white, but it could be a storm of rockets.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2013 16:06
Conflict of Interest in anti-Corruption Watchdog?

Conflict of Interest in anti-Corruption Watchdog?

Senior staffer alleges serious conflict of interest within body tasked with rooting out corruption.Maayana Miskin, 08/12/2013 11:19
Comptroller: Poor Law Enforcement in Yesha

Comptroller: Poor Law Enforcement in Yesha

The relevant parties are not doing their job to properly enforce the law in Judea and Samaria, says State Comptroller in annual report.Elad Benari, 18/07/2013 00:10
Jerusalem Judge Candidate for State Comptroller

Jerusalem Judge Candidate for State Comptroller

Judge Yosef Shapira is the leading candidate to replace State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss, reports say.Elad Benari, 10/02/2012 09:32