This website is intended for the general public, soldiers of every rank and their families and to all those involved in various legal fields or show an interest in the day-to-day legal activities of the IDF. The website gives a detailed overview of the Military Advocate General's Corps and its subdivisions, each having their own numerous and unique functions, all having a significant impact on the general administrative and operational activities of the IDF.
Most of the work of the MAG Corps is performed by young officers who apply their legal education and expertise within the military context. The undertakings of the MAG Corps directly influence military actions both in times of war and peace. The officers of the MAG Corps work in a variety of fields of law- prosecution, defense, advisory, education and research in various fields of law including criminal law, civil law, administrative, public international law and the Laws of War and Peace.
The website will enable you to keep up-to-date regarding various subjects, inter alia, the rights of soldiers in disciplinary proceedings and the jurisdiction of the presiding officers; to access certain publications regarding activities by the MAG Corps or operational activities of the IDF, and view legislation pertaining to the Army and much more.
Furthermore, the site will provide opinions of the MAG Corps on a range of current legal events, such as: recent decisions of the military courts and the Israeli High Court of Justice regarding important petitions concerning the army, and a great deal more.
It is my hope that you find this site and its content both interesting and beneficial.
I wish you a pleasant and enjoyable experience.
Major General Avichai Mandelblit
Military Advocate General