Six months ago, the “Plastic Bag Law” took effect, which banned entirely the use of lightweight plastic bags by large grocery chains. The Legal Forum’s legal experts warned that the bill does not apply in Judea and Samaria and therefore consumers in these areas cannot be charged for the bags.
On Wednesday February 22, a dramatic event took place in the judicial system when three conservative judges were appointed to the Supreme Court, one of them a resident of the Shomron.
The ability to reach this achievement is a combined result of an excellent Justice Minister, working alongside a professional
Selecting candidates for senior positions is a complex task, and even more so with regard to positions in the public sector which influence the lives of countless citizens.
The Judicial Appointment Committee is comprised of 3 representatives from the Judiciary, two representatives from the legislative, two representatives from the executive,
The Regulatory Commission Bill was approved by the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee and passed its second and third hearings in the Knesset on Wednesday, August 3. Although the bill in its current format is a flawed and softened version, its approval is of paramount importance.
During the last few weeks Israel’s judicial system has been rocked by the decision of employees in the Public Prosecution Office to strike in an attempt to prevent the publication of a report detailing flaws in the conduct of the Prosecution.
The Attorney General’s Office yields enormous power and
As part of the Legal Forum’s activities to improve the legal system, on November 23rd the Forum met with Justice Minister Shaked’s Legal Advisor in order to advance initiatives which the Forum is addressing, and to examine ways in which the Forum, with a force of 400 attorneys can support
On Sunday July 26 we commemorate a day with national and traumatic significance: the 9th of Av, a day which signifies the destruction of the land of Israel. Ten years ago 8,000 Jews were expelled from their homes and a flourishing region was destroyed and turned into
Israel is currently facing a strategic problem which is threatening our national and Jewish identity and poses a threat to the personal security of all its citizens. Currently there are approximately 200,000 illegal workers (mainly from Africa) who are roaming our streets, looking for work and taking the livelihood of
On Tuesday March 17th elections for the 20th Knesset took place, and the results point towards a significant victory for the national Zionist block. The new Knesset and the 34th government that will be formed will pose an important test for the future of national Zionism in the State of
There are many new things beginning with the government that is taking shape, however undoubtedly the greatest expectation is the change in the Defense Ministry and the appointment of a new Minister.
Above everything else, the Defense Minister is considered the sovereign in Judea and Samaria, and it is our