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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (JTA) — The indictment of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is an understandably confusing and emotional moment for …
“I will not allow lies to win,” declared the Israeli prime minister. “I will continue to lead this country, according to the letter of the law.”
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His political opponents immediately called for him to resign.
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“I think we’re seeing the weaponization of criminal justice for political purposes,” U.S. attorney Alan Dershowitz tells JNS. “In Israel, the attorney general is supposed to be outside of politics.”
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(JTA) — Two Ukrainian-American Jewish businessmen who were honored earlier this year by a prominent synagogue organization have pleaded not gu…
Sources close to President Rivlin say mandate to form a government will be passed to Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, Israeli media reports; 3 arrested during confrontations between pro- and anti-Netanyahu demonstrators outside attorney general’s home.
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Premier's defense attorneys again assert new evidence will force closure of all cases; state prosecution: none of the charges against the prime minister have been refuted so far.
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“We have laid out very detailed evidence that contradicts the claims made in the document listing counts on which premier could be indicted,” attorneys say.
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The first two days of four days of hearings in the justice-ministry offices in Jerusalem will focus on Case 4000, viewed as the most serious, in which the attorney general announced his intention to indict the prime minister for bribery.
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