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.
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,
At the risk of sounding overly dramatic, the world today is in shambles. Need proof? Just look at the ostensibly escalating chaos in vast parts of the world; the entire Middle East is overcome with civil wars, genocide, brutality and hatred as are great parts of Africa and a portion
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.
On July 18, the Legal Forum for Israel drafted an urgent letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu regarding his objection to the transfer of funds for the purpose of providing assistance to the residents of Kiryat Arba and Har Hevron. The 50 million NIS support package was initiated by Agricultural
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
On Sunday March 13 representatives from the Legal Forum for Israel participated in the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee meeting chaired by MK David Amsalem regarding an amendment to the illegal infiltrators law.
The Legal Forum initiated a bill amendment together with MK Moti Yogev in the previous
On Wednesday November 11 the European Union approved a measure labeling Jewish-made goods from Judea and Samaria, East Jerusalem and the Golan in a clear anti-Semitic move.
Prior to the guidelines being approved, official representatives of the State of Israel as well as initiatives from the U.S Congress and Senate
Approximately 60,000 illegal infiltrators entered Israel in the last several years from Sudan and Eritrea. Unlike other foreigners who came to Israel to work, these groups came with one purpose, to put down roots, raise families and reunite with their families once they are settled. In other words, these infiltrators
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