The attorney-general said Israel is closely following international legal developments and that it will “ensure comprehensive representation"
"His letter expresses his McCarthyist approach and by doing so, solidifies his anti-democratic legacy," Prof. Goldreich's attorney said in response to the decision.
Mandelblit's decision frees the High Court to decide whether or not to hear the appeal of the Palestinian families.
Litzman will be investigated for two cases: Keeping a food establishment open against Health Ministry codes, and intervening with Malka Leifer's extradition.
During Operation Guardian of the Walls, journalists received numerous threats of violence, with some reporters receiving security details due to the threats.
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit supports using the IDF in Lod as necessary, as border police have bolstered local police.
The postponement came after the Palestinian families filed a request demanding that Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit weigh in on the case.
The comptroller said that he would probe the conduct and actions of the political decision-makers, police and disaster and rescue workers.
Netanyahu's 180-degree U-turn came only hours before a 3:30 p.m. showdown before the High Court of Justice.
Sa'ar: Govt must be replaced; Bennett: Israel "on edge of anarchy"