Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit said initial examination did not turn up evidence of systemic misuse of surveillance technologies.
Anyone who wants to build trust in the justice system must understand that Benjamin Netanyahu did not create the rift; he just became the face of it.
Solidarity is a kind of “public credit” that we must use wisely given the real challenges facing the State of Israel. A continuation of this trial would be an irresponsible waste of that credit.
A stake for A-G Mandelblit and the prosecutors is an unconditional surrender of the public narrative pushed by former PM.
The High Court approved the constitutionality of Deri's plea bargain, leaving open the option of his return to politics in the future.
While what is being discussed is a plea, not a presidential pardon like the one that completely cleared Richard Nixon of any crimes, there are still parallels.
Former chief justice Aharon Barak is one of the forces behind A-G Avichai Mandelblit’s consideration to avoid jail time.
Minister Eli Avidar, who was one of the leaders of the protests, called the demonstrators to also insist on a probe of the Submarine Affair.
One thing is certain: A-G Avichai Mandelblit will not sign a deal that allows Netanyahu to remain an MK in the near future.
Benjamin Netanyahu could leave the Knesset in exchange for the closure of Case 2000 and removal of the bribery charge in Case 4000.