search

Attorney general selection committee narrows pick to three finalists

Gali Baharav-Miara. (Courtesy)
Gali Baharav-Miara. (Courtesy)

The committee to select the next attorney general narrows the selection down to three names it presents to the government: Gali Baharav-Miara, Roi Scheindorf, and Itai Ofir.

Baharav-Miara previously served eight years as the Tel Aviv district attorney for civil affairs; Scheindorf is the current deputy attorney general for international law; and Ofir is the Defense Ministry legal adviser.

Now, Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar, with the approval of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, will select from the three finalists. Sa’ar has said that he backs Baharav-Miara, who, if appointed, would become the first woman in the role.

Attorney General Avichai Mandeblit’s six-year term in the role is slated to end on Tuesday.

Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed
image
Register for free
and continue reading
Registering also lets you comment on articles and helps us improve your experience. It takes just a few seconds.
Already registered? Enter your email to sign in.
Please use the following structure: example@domain.com
Or Continue with
By registering you agree to the terms and conditions. Once registered, you’ll receive our Daily Edition email for free.
Register to continue
Or Continue with
Log in to continue
Sign in or Register
Or Continue with
check your email
Check your email
We sent an email to you at .
It has a link that will sign you in.