Yitzhak Cohen

Type: Person
Name: Yitzhak Cohen
Title: Politician
Organization: Knesset
Date of Birth: 02/10/1951
Place of Birth: Ashkelon, Israel
Nationality: Israel
Fact Sheet: Biography for Yitzhak Cohen
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Two new Supreme Court justices named

The Judicial Selection Committee chose two new Supreme Court justices on Sunday, selecting former attorney general Menachem Mazuz and Tel Aviv District Court Judge Anat Baron out of 14 candidates.The nine-member committee, chaired by Judge Minister Tzipi ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Israel names new supreme court judges

The two new appointees to the Supreme Court are former attorney-general Menachem Mazuz and Anat Baron according to the Judges Selection Committee decision made on Sunday.The two will replace Edna Arbel, who retired on June 22, and Supreme Court President ... [Published Jerusalem Post - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Did Israel's judicial system cover up sex scandal?

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni (C) talks to reporters in the lobby of the United Nations headquarters in New York, July 29, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/Carlo Allegri) Author: Mazal Mualem Posted September 16, 2014In the summer of 2006, two senior police ... [Published AlMonitor - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Livni orders probe into sex allegations against judge

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni is to request that the attorney general open a criminal investigation into sexual harassment charges by at least two women against the head of the Nazareth District Court, according to a Channel 2 report Sunday.The case involves ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Judge and be judged

Scandalized by the attorney general’s instruction to open a criminal investigation against the head of the Nazareth District Court on sexual harassment allegations, the Hebrew newspapers on Friday trace the fall of Judge Yitzhak Cohen, whose candidacy ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition takes budget gripes to court

MKs in the opposition took their issues with Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s policies to the High Court and the Knesset Legal Adviser Thursday, as discussions of the 0% VAT on housing plan continued in the Knesset Finance Committee.MKs Nachman Shai (Labor) ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

A-G orders police investigation into top Nazareth judge over alleged sex crimes

Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein ordered a police investigation on Thursday of Judge Yitzhak Cohen, president of the Nazareth District Court, for allegations of involvement in a series of sex crimes.Information about alleged sex offenses against other ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Investigations galore

With all the Israeli coverage of the Islamic State, you’d be forgiven for thinking the group was about to enter downtown Tel Aviv. While the situation isn’t quite there yet, Israel’s papers want to make sure you understand the threat.Israel Hayom ’s front ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Top Nazareth judge takes leave of absence over sex crimes investigation

Chief Justice of the Nazareth District Court, Judge Yitzhak Cohen, announced on Tuesday he would be taking a leave of absence, as an investigation into his possible involvement in a series of sex crimes is pending.The judge informed Justice Minister Tzipi ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Omets: Suspend Chief Justice of Nazareth District Court

The Israeli NGO, Omets (Citizens for Good Governance and for Social-Legal Justice), has petitioned Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni to suspend Chief Justice of the Nazareth District Court, Judge Yitzhak Cohen, from office until investigations of criminal ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

15 candidates for Supreme Court announced

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni speaks to the press in Jerusalem. Photo: REUTERSThe Justice Ministry released an official list of 15 candidates for the Supreme Court Sunday.Judicial Selection Committee will select two new Supreme Court justices on September ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Arab MKs' trip to Qatar sparks demands for investigation

The Knesset's Ethics Committee plans to hold a special session in the coming days to discuss a recent visit by Balad MKs Hanin Zoabi, Jamal Zahalka and Basel Ghattas to Qatar, where they met with fugitive former MK and party chairman Azmi Bishara.While ... [Published Israel Hayom - Aug 19 2014]

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"having mks travel to a terror-sponsoring state that supports hamas, in the midst of operation protective edge, is a very serious thing" Cohen said

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Two new Supreme Court justices named [Published The Times Of Israel - 12 hours ago]
Israel names new supreme court judges [Published Jerusalem Post - 13 hours ago]
Did Israel's judicial system cover up sex scandal? [Published AlMonitor - Sep 16 2014]
Livni orders probe into sex allegations against... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 14 2014]
Judge and be judged [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 12 2014]
Opposition takes budget gripes to court [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 11 2014]
A-G orders police investigation into top Nazare... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 11 2014]
A-G Weinstein Orders Investigations into Crimin... [Published Israel National News - Sep 11 2014]
Investigations galore [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 11 2014]
Top Nazareth judge takes leave of absence over ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 09 2014]
Omets: Suspend Chief Justice of Nazareth Distri... [Published Israel National News - Sep 08 2014]
15 candidates for Supreme Court announced [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 24 2014]
Fugitive former MK Bishara's think tank paid fo... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 20 2014]
Arab MKs' trip to Qatar sparks demands for inve... [Published Israel Hayom - Aug 19 2014]
Ethics Committee: Balad MKs Didn't Request Perm... [Published Israel National News - Aug 19 2014]
Shas MK Denies his Party is Leftist [Published Arutz Sheva News - Apr 03 2014]
Over half of all Israeli land sales in 2014 hav... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 26 2014]
PA placing conditions on extension of peace talks [Published BICOM News - Mar 25 2014]
Biography for Yitzhak Cohen [Published Able2Act - Sep 28 2005]
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Over half of all Israeli land sales in 2014 hav... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 26 2014]
Israeli settlements in the West Bank (Photo: Reuters) Most land Israel sold for new homes in 2014 in West Bank or East Jerusalem Haaretz 25 mar by Nimrod Bousso — The Israel Lands Authority published tenders for land to build some 3,050 residential ...
PA placing conditions on extension of peace talks [Published BICOM News - Mar 25 2014]
The Palestinian Authority (PA) is reportedly refusing to extend peace talks unless Israel takes a variety of measures which if unmet, will see the PA turn to international bodies for redress. An end of April deadline to the current peace negotiations ...
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