Avichai Mandelblit

Netanyahu claims A-G Mandelblit attempting to ‘conspire’ against him

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Mandelblit’s “scheme to overthrow government” had been “exposed.”

Avicahi Mandelblit
A-G to committee: No NIS 10m. for Netanyahu from tycoon to pay legal bill

In February, a new comptroller committee, viewed by observers as more friendly to Netanyahu than the previous panel, held hearings on the issue.

Members of Israel's criminal justice system who are under threat
Israel’s criminal justice system under threat of attack

The list of legal officials who need protective detail is growing.

Is Likud playing with fire?

For me, a chilling moment came when an announcer began reading out the names of journalists who have pursued the story of the corruption allegations.

PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU consults with Avichai Mandelblit.
Netanyahu and Mandelblit: The tragic journey from allies to bitter enemies

Mandelblit was so successful as cabinet secretary that Netanyahu aggressively backed him to become attorney-general in 2016. In doing so he put his accuser in office.

Jewish worshippers pray in full view of police on Temple Mount
A-G cancels indictment of woman who fought with police on Temple Mount

The woman was warned against committing further crimes, as the attorney-general could then consider renewing the legal proceedings.

What on earth is media bribery, and should it be a crime? – analysis

How could Mandelblit indict Netanyahu for a nonexistent crime that is unheard of not only in Israel, but on most of the planet?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit (R)
Prosecution to Netanyahu: No skipping out on first hearing of trial

Netanyahu has not yet formally filed a request to avoid attending on Sunday. The prime minister is being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

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