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Justice Minister: Meeting with Abbas was unnecessary

Justice Minister: Meeting with Abbas was unnecessary

'Meeting between DM Gantz and PA chief not very important,' Justice Min. Sa'ar says.

Justice Minister supports Homesh yeshiva staying put

Justice Minister supports Homesh yeshiva staying put

Minister Sa'ar says removing Homesh yeshiva would constitute a reward to terrorism following murder of Yehuda Dimentman.

Netanyahu: Sa'ar promoting anti-democratic legislation

Netanyahu: Sa'ar promoting anti-democratic legislation

Opposition chairman blasts Justice Minister over law prohibiting incitement on social media.

Knesset legislates minimum sentence for illegal weapons

Knesset passes legislation establishing minimum sentence for illegal weapons possession

Minimum sentence of 12 months for possession of, trading in illegal weapons. "Another promise we fulfilled," says Justice Minister Sa'ar.

Gideon Sa'ar: We saved the State, the honor of the national camp

Gideon Sa'ar: We saved the State, the honor of the national camp

"I was promised to go first in a rotation agreement; I refused," said New Hope leader. Meanwhile, poll shows party fails to cross threshold.

Sa'ar: I would not rush to impose new restrictions

Sa'ar: I would not rush to impose new restrictions

Justice Minister opposes restrictions on Israelis following new COVID-19 strain, but Coronavirus Cabinet approves them nonetheless.

Committee members fail to agree on Supreme Court appointments

Committee members fail to agree on Supreme Court appointments

Committee was supposed to convene on Monday; instead it was postponed due to disagreements. Ayelet Shaked: There won't be a bad deal.

Knesset passes PM term limits in first reading

Knesset passes PM term limits in first reading

2 more readings necessary to pass bill to limit PM to 8 years in office.

Knesset begins debate on PM term limits

Knesset begins debate on PM term limits

Bill would limit prime minister to 8 consecutive years in office.

Government approves law restricting PM's term

Government approves law restricting PM's term

Law limiting a PM's term to 8 years approved in telephone vote. Likud denounces: An Iranian-type law.

On Sa'ar's proposed new law: Term limits won’t add to stability

On Min. Gideon Sa'ar's proposed new law: Term limits won’t help with stability

Israelis know that mayors who spend 20 years in office can do much good. So at the national level, why fix what isn’t broken? Op-ed.

Government to discuss bill to limit PM's term

Government to discuss bill to limit PM's term

Ministerial Committee for Legislation to begin discussing bill to set term limit of 8 years on position of prime minister today,

Sa'ar explains why he seeks to limit PM to two terms in office

Sa'ar explains why he seeks to limit PM to two terms in office

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar on controversial legislation: When a term is not restricted, the PM is preoccupied with his survival.

Bennett and Sa'ar to advance law limiting PM to two terms

Bennett and Sa'ar to advance law limiting PM to two terms

The Minister of Justice and the Prime Minister have decided to promote the law, but it will not apply retroactively.

Government refuses to define anti-haredi incitement as racist

Despite promise, government refuses to define anti-haredi incitement as racist

Justice Minister Sa'ar promised UTJ MK to address issue at opening of Knesset's winter session - and failed to deliver.

Sa'ar: Netanyahu destroyed the right-wing bloc

Sa'ar: Netanyahu destroyed the right-wing bloc

New Hope leader reiterates opposition to Netanyahu, says opposition leader made Ra'am kosher, instilled culture of incitement and slander.

Gideon Sa'ar tries to inspire party activists

Gideon Sa'ar tries to inspire party activists

New Hope Party to hold a conference of activists next month as it fails to gain strength in polls.

AG Mandelblit defends Sa'ar's anti-Netanyahu bill

AG Mandelblit defends Sa'ar's anti-Netanyahu bill

Attorney General says bill to bar MKs under indictment from becoming prime minister is nothing out of the ordinary,

Sa'ar: Release of anti-Netanyahu bill coordinated with Bennett

Sa'ar: Release of anti-Netanyahu bill was coordinated with Bennett

Justice Minister says PM was aware of publication of anti-Netanyahu law, but won't say whether Bennett supports the bill.

Yamina MKs told not to comment on Sa'ar's anti-Netanyahu bill

Yamina MKs told not to comment on Sa'ar's anti-Netanyahu bill

Party chair tells MKs not to comment or be interviewed on bill which would bar Netanyahu from becoming PM while under indictment.

Anti-Netanyahu Law: Bennett about to break another promise?

Anti-Netanyahu Law: Bennett about to break another promise?

Right-wing representatives oppose the law, but the coalition may get the majority approval, preventing Netanyahu from running again for PM

Sa'ar submits anti-Netanyahu bill

Sa'ar submits anti-Netanyahu bill

Likud slams 'Iranian-style law' which would bar MKs under indictment for crimes with 3-year sentences from forming a government.

Will Sa'ar & Shaked approve Arab appointment to Supreme Court?

Will Sa'ar & Shaked approve Arab appointment to Supreme Court?

Khaled Kabub has been investigated for dubious family ties; his appointment to Supreme Court could erase right-wing influence there.

Shaked and Rothman agree on Supreme Court Candidates

Shaked and Rothman agree on Supreme Court Candidates

Shaked and Rothman agree on Supreme Court Candidates, but clash over new Citizenship Laws.

Sa'ar, Bennett oppose US consulate in Jerusalem for PA

Sa'ar, Bennett oppose US consulate in Jerusalem for PA

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar is willing to cooperate with the Likud if not lead by Benjamin Netanyahu

Sa'ar: The fighting within the government is unnecessary

Sa'ar: The fighting within the government is unnecessary

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar calls for calm in the Bennett-Lapid government.

Israeli Justice Min. thanks 'bold & genuine' NJ Gov. for support

Israeli Justice Min. Gideon Sa'ar thanks 'bold & genuine' NJ Governor Murphy for support

State of Israel, Orthodox Jewish Chamber, thank NJ Governor Phil Murphy for his stance on anti-Semitism.

Sa'ar to bring anti-Netanyahu bill to a vote

Sa'ar to bring anti-Netanyahu bill to a vote

Law banning a person who has been indicted from forming a government is expected to be voted on next week. Likud: Dictatorship at its best.

Sa'ar promoting limitation of PM's tenure

Sa'ar promoting limitation of PM's tenure, law won't apply to Netanyahu

Minister of Justice publishes memorandum of law stipulating the limitation of the term of office of a Prime Minister to eight years.

Justice Minister to publish list of candidates for Supreme Court

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar to publish list of candidates for Supreme Court

Justice Min. Sa'ar expected to publish list of 20 candidates to fill four Supreme Court positions.

Gideon Sa'ar fast-tracking legislation for warrant-less searches

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar fast-tracking legislation permitting search without warrant

Legislation designed primarily to address crime in Arab sector.

Gideon Sa'ar postponing split of Attorney General's role

Gideon Sa'ar postponing split of Attorney General's role

Justice Minister's plan to split the role of the Attorney General will be delayed at least until early 2022.

Sa'ar rejects Lapid's 'economic benefits' plan for Gazaplayer

Sa'ar rejects Lapid's 'economic benefits' plan for Gaza, Shaked says 'No' to talks with PA

Ministers at different ends of political sphere presenting conflicting messages may be allowing coalition to remain ambiguous.

Sa'ar: Ground operation in Gaza a possibility

Sa'ar: Ground operation in Gaza a possibility

Justice Minister says no solution to Gaza problem in foreseeable future. government may have to rethink paradigm with Hamas-run territory.

Justice Minister: Lockdown should be a last resort

Justice Minister Sa'ar: Lockdown should be a last resort

Justice Min. Gideon Sa'ar urges adolescents to get vaccinated before start of school year, says lockdown should be 'a last resort.'

Netanyahu's war on Elkin and Sa'ar

Netanyahu's war on Elkin and Sa'ar

Likud secretariat to approve decision preventing people who left the party from returning to its ranks for the next eight years.

Sa'ar commits to passing anti-Netanyahu legislation

Sa'ar commits to passing anti-Netanyahu legislation

Barring someone under indictment from PM is only logical, says Sa'ar. It's opposing such a law that is personal.

Shaked, Bennett, in disagreement over anti-Netanyahu bill

Shaked, Bennett, in disagreement over anti-Netanyahu bill

Interior Min. Shaked opposes anti-Netanyahu bill, after PM Bennett has allowed it to move foward.

Gideon Sa'ar planning the 'Netanyahu Law'

Gideon Sa'ar planning the 'Netanyahu Law'

Justice Minister to submit bill preventing a criminal defendant from serving as Prime Minister.

Sa'ar attacks Likud: Incitement and poison 24 hours a day

Sa'ar attacks Likud: Incitement and poison 24 hours a day

Justice Minister blasts Netanyahu: The group he leads should be kept out of power for a long time.