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Mazel Tov: Court Overturns Shelly Silver’s Conviction

On May 3, 2016, federal judge Valerie E. Caproni of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Silver to 12 years in jail, and ordered him to pay $5.3 million in ill-gotten gains and $1.75 million in additional fines.

Settler Suing Police over Sexual Harassment in Mikvah

'it is important that the laws of human rights, individual rights and certainly the right to privacy are kept regarding all citizens, including Yitzhar residents.'

European Court Upholds Belgian Ban on Muslim Face Veil

Violation of the Belgian ban is punishable by a fine and up to seven days in jail.

2 Indicted in Killing of Border Guard Policewoman Hadas Malka z’l

Anyone who drives illegal aliens into Israeli territory must know and expect that among them there may be a terrorist .

44 Orthodox Rabbis Attack Tzohar Prenuptial Get: If You Support It You’re Not Orthodox

The state of mind of a husband who signed the Tzohar prenuptial agreement may be affected by the financial consequences to the point where his get may not be given in a purely voluntary manner.

Defense Ministry: Settlements’ Regulation Act Favors Arabs

While the law prevents enforcement against 2,000 structures belonging to Israelis, it is also making it difficult for the authorities and the IDF to act against more than 10,000 illegal Arab structures.

Canadian Company Fined $25,000 for Selling Non-Kosher Cheese to Jewish Camps

According to CFIA, 'this is the first case in Canada brought before a provincial court related to the misrepresentation of a kosher food product.'

Evicted Hebron Settlers: In Response to UNESCO Resolution, Let Us Go Home

The legal owners are planning to sneak back into Machpelah House in the coming weeks, sans coordination with the powers that be, and let's see Netanyahu and Liberman evicting them from their homes in the UNESCO sanctioned Palestinian heritage site.

Justice Minister Shaked: Supremes Tied my Hands, Expropriated the Knesset Authority

'Let's say that the Defense Minister will decide to recommend to the post of Chief of Staff the most senior general among the command staff,' Shaked said, 'Would public opinion approve such a decision?'
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Terrorist who Firebombed Little Girl Gets 18 Years

Ayala suffered from third-degree burns in 50% of her body.

Conviction in Kinneret Church Arson case, Co-Defendant Acquitted

Judge George Azulai did not accept the police claims that Asraf lent his car to Reuveni, despite tire marks matching the car's which were found in the church's olive grove.

Former MK Basel Ghattas Starts Serving Prison Term for Security Violations

In his ruling, Judge Itay Bresler-Gonen wrote that Ghattas "took advantage of his status as a member of the Knesset and the trust given him by the democratic system and the IPS.'

IDF Arrests 2 PFLP Female Leaders

Jarrar, who represents the PLFP in the Palestinian Legislative Council, was released from Israeli prison in June 2016 after serving 15 months and paying a $3,000 fine.

Israel Starts Suing the Estates of Killed Terrorists

'From now on, anyone who plotted, planned or contemplated carrying out an attack will know that their family would pay a heavy price for their heinous act.'

Olmert Leaves Prison after 16 Months, May Be Ill

The Prosecutor's Office wanted to postpone the parole board hearing indefinitely but only received a one-week postponement. A request for an extension was rejected by parole board chair, retired judge Rachel Goldberg.

Parole Board Releasing Former Prime Minister Sunday

The State Attorney's Office strongly opposed the decision and is expected to request that the release delayed and may appeal the decision.

Alitalia Pays Out $6,500 to Israelis Stuck in Rome Without Diapers

'Is it conceivable that every time a passenger in Israel needs to contact the defendant to clarify details regarding his or her flight, or customer service, they can only do so by emailing an overseas representative?' Estreicher wrote, wondering if such correspondence was expected to be conducted in Italian.

Regavim Petitions High Court over Arab ‘Smugglers’ Highway’

'The immediate significance of the new route is an increase in the amount of smuggling, including weapons, prostitution, illegal aliens, and the export of Palestinian women to the Bedouin population for polygamous marriages.'

US Supreme Court Restores Partial Travel Ban

Applicants who claim relationships with anyone in the country are unaffected by the ban on visa applicants from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen.

Hadassah Crisis ‘Has Gone On Far Too Long’ Says Netanyahu

“I request the sides make a final effort, which will not be simple... There is no reason to wait another two days and cause the children unnecessary suffering.”
The Ulpana Hill neighborhood of the town of Beit El is in the middle of a political storm over Palestinian claims to the land and a draconian Supreme Court decision.

Netanyahu Makes Good on Housing Promise to Beit El – For Now

Nevertheless, it is still not clear exactly when the project will be brought to completion, and no end date was set by the prime minister.

Civil Rights Groups Praise Decision Banning Gender Separation on El Al

"When the only contact people have with the Orthodox Jewish world is negative and aggressive, it reflects badly on all of us," a hareidi-religious businesswoman said.
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Bill Sending Land Claims Against Settlers to Lower Courts Wins Preliminary Vote

The proposed bill determines that administrative petitions against state authorities in Judea and Samaria will be heard in district courts and not in the High Court of Justice, just as such cases are handled within the Green Line.

Rabbinate Report: Jerusalem Leads Israel in Divorces

Jerusalem led in 2016 in number of divorces: 725 couples. Meanwhile, Modi'in Illit saw a 45% rise in divorces. In all, in 2016, 10,841 couples were divorced in Israel, compared with 10,653 in 2015.

Minister Levin Attacks Justice Na’or for ‘Illegally’ Keeping Files on Judges

The Justice Ministry believes the President of the Supreme Court never received authorization to possess the database in her computer.

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