Israel’s attorney general said the candidacy of Shmuel Eliyahu for Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel raised legal difficulties and could not be defended by his office.
Israel’s attorney general will not bring criminal charges against an Israeli amusement park for segregating Jewish and Arab school groups, despite the fact that segregation is illegal.
Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has been told that he may soon be indicted on charges of fraud, money laundering and break of trust.
A plan to relocate five apartment buildings from the Ulpana neighborhood on the outskirts of the Beit El settlement in the West Bank is not a precedent for similar situations, Israel's attorney general told Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel's attorney general reportedly is set to announce that he will file an indictment against the country's foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, on graft charges. The draft indictment on charges of fraud, money laundering and breach of trust will be announced Monday or Tuesday, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz.
Six former U.S. attorneys general have criticized prosecutors' recommendation that a kosher meatpacking plant executive receive life in prison for bank fraud.
Profile of Michael Mukasey, conservative judge and Orthodox Jew, chosen by President Bush to replace Alberto Gonzales as Attorney General.