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Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Meet With DA on Opioid Epidemic

The discussion focused on the opioid epidemic and the DA’s initiative to combat youth substance abuse.

Bacon Emerging as Latest Villain in lawsuits Against US Restaurants

Instead of accepting a free omelet, the offended Jewish woman is suing Denny's for breach of contract and negligent representation, and is asking for monetary damages for emotional and physical distress from having eaten bacon.

Police Remove Arab Family from Reclaimed Jewish Home in Eastern Jerusalem

The land and the home belonged to Jews who lived there before the 1948 War of Independence, but as is the case in many other eastern Jerusalem homes, Arabs took control of the Jewish properties after harming the Jewish owners who fled in invading Jordanian Legion.

Political Machine Harassing MK Hazan with Ancient Lawsuit to Curb his Enthusiasm

The AG's statement said that according to the Knesset Immunity Law, Hazan has 30 days to request that the Knesset determine his immunity from criminal proceedings.

Court Rules Jewish Buyers to Remain in Machpela House Pending Appeal

“The Palestinian Authority is persecuting the Arab seller, and the Civil Administration therefore pursues us,” the petition contends.

South Tel Aviv Protests High Court’s Siding with Infiltrators Over Citizens

"It's amazing to see how the rights organizations are concerned only with the side that endangers Israel."

US Court Throws Out Anti-Israel ‘Lawfare’ Suit

The ruling was the second defeat for "Palestinian" supporters in the US courts in recent months.

Rabbinical Court Rejects Messianic Jews’ Appeal for Halakhic Wedding

This was the first time the Rabbinical Court in Israel was required to deal with the halakhic status—for the purpose of being eligible for a rabbinical marriage—of Jews who believe in Jesus.

Hail the Chief Justice: Israelis Prove they Still Have a Sense of Humor

The court's security guards—not nearly as able in the humor dept.—reported the artistic offense to police which launched an investigation that includes forensics officers.

Netanyahu’s Promise to Rebuild Amona Complicated by Arab, NGO Petition

The petitioners' argument is based not on a claim to the land in question, but on the hypothetical suggestion that the new community which borders enclaves of private Arab land would prevent the owners from using their lands.

High Court Rejects NGOs Suit to Ban Deportation of Illegals

The ruling stated that "the consent of the foreigners to their removal is not required for the deportation to be lawful, and it is also possible to deport them against their will.

Israeli Karaites Join Reform, Conservative, in Demanding Share of Heritage Channel

Channel 20 CEO Sachi Franz issued a statement expressing his frustration at the "absurd" situation in which a ratings-based, commercial channel is expected to offer screen time to every Tom, Dick and Shlomo who represent insignificant Jewish movements.

Ahead of Decisive High Court Debate, Non-Orthodox Movements Demand Share in Running Western Wall

The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.

Court Sends 5 Relatives to Prison for Failing to Stop Neveh Tzuf Murderer

The five indictments were filed after the Military Advocate General's Office had determined that they had read Al-Abed's Facebook post a few hours before the attack.

Court Stops Demolition of 100-Year-Old Boro Park Synagogue, Chevra Anshei Lubavich

The sellers claim the building is dilapidated; the congregants vehemently deny the charge, saying it's not true.

Israel Cancels Contract with Rightwing Think Tank on Illegal Migration over Technicality

Although the lawsuit focused on irregularities in contracting with an independent agency, its purpose was to prevent a study showing an improvement in the human rights situation in Eritrea, in preparation for the deportation of illegal migrants.

Prosecutors Charge Sheikh Raed Salah With Incitement to Terror

Raed Salah is the leader of the outlawed Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel.

Court to Decide if Confessions Extracted by Torture Admissible in Duma Arson-Murder Case

Amiran Ben-Uliel's lawyer says his client's confession was extracted through torture and is inadmissible as a result.

High Court Blocks IEC From Disconnecting PA’s Electricity Despite Massive Debt

The Palestinian Authority's accumulated unpaid bills have risen to over 2.2 billion shekels.

19 Israelis to Lose Citizenship Over ISIS Membership

The Knesset has passed a bill allowing revocation of citizenship of any Israeli found to be a member of a foreign terrorist organization.

Government to High Court: New Regulation Act Saves 3,500 Homes, Meets International Law Criteria

The government's response was submitted by attorney Harel Arnon, after Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit had refused to represent the government in this case.

Sheikh Ra’ed Salah’s Remand Extended Till Thursday

Salah was arrested last week in connection with a sermon he delivered that police say constituted incitement.

Rightwing NGO Petitions High Court to Demolish Illegal Road to New Arab City

The high court has to either demolish the road paved on illegally obtained land – or risk having to approve thousands of disputed Jewish-owned homes.

High Court Sides with Illegal Bedouin Settlers Cutting Off Ma’aleh Adumim from Jerusalem

The judges – Esther Hayut, Uzi Fogelman and Daphne Barak-Erez – favored the Bedouin cause and ordered the Civil Administration to show up in court by September 3 to respond to the claims of contempt.

Rabbinic Court Revokes Conversion of Jews for Jesus’ Daughter

The Netanya court discovered that the plaintiff's father was involved in establishing a group called Netzari (Hebrew for Christian), which he currently leads.

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