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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.

Ministers Approve Bill Requiring Judea, Samaria Arab Land Petitions to Start in District Courts

The bill would reduce the great burden borne by the Supreme Court in its role as High Court of Justice, for which the justices would surely be grateful.

Juan Thompson Pleads Guilty to Fake Bomb Threats Against Jewish Institutions

He told the court he intended "to disrupt my ex-romantic partner's life and cause her great distress" after she had ended their relationship.

Beginner’s Confidence: Tillerson Certain PA Will Stop Paying Terrorist Prisoners; Ignores Abbas’s Legal Obstacles

The payments to prisoners are not just an executive decision Chairman Abbas can turn on and off at will – even if he wanted to. It's the law in the Palestinian Authority.

Al Jazeera Israel: If They Try to Shut Us Down We’ll Petition High Court...

'Just because the situation is ugly, and the wars are ugly, it's not our fault.'

Rejecting Netanyahu, AG Vows to Keep Supreme Court’s Excessive Powers

Israel is the only country in the civilized world where plaintiffs are permitted to go directly to the top of the appeals process – and without direct connection to the case in question.

Justice Salim Joubran Appointed Vice President of Supreme Court

Justice Joubran is a Christian Arab. He is also the first to serve as chairman of the Central Elections Committee, a post he has held since 2013.

Digital Rights Groups Fight Back Against Biometric Campaign

The idea to create a biometric database of every Israeli citizen has been controversial from the start.

Court Fines Reporter $30,000 for Defaming Netanyahus on Facebook

During the final court hearing, the defense argued that Sarna's post was a parody.

Regavim Petition High Court to Demolish Illegal Arab Resort

'It is inconceivable that under everyone's nose there appeared a new Palestinian vacation village, and the enforcement authorities on the ground continue to behave as if they suffer from a serious vision problem.'
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Dershowitz: Comey’s Statement Shows Trump Did Not Obstruct Justice

'The president can, as a matter of constitutional law, direct the attorney general, and his subordinate, the director of the FBI, tell them what to do.'

Bizarro Azaria: IDF May Prosecute Soldier Who Ran from 16 Year Old Girl with...

IDF Chief of Staff Gen. Gadi Eizenkot is on the record saying he would not want a soldier to empty a magazine on a girl with scissors.

Terrorist Marwan Barghouti Manipulated Jewish Media

The ad, filled with lies, was a bid for sympathy for convicted, vicious killers who whine after being forced to pay for their crimes.

Israeli Arabs Indicted for Collaboration with Hamas, Trafficking Illegal Weapons

The episode underscores the growing links between the criminal and terrorist worlds in the Israeli Arab community.

Disappointment: Ayelet Shaked to Appoint Miriam Naor’s Choice for Supreme Court President

No one was brave enough to challenge Miriam Naor's choice for Supreme Court president.

Hamas-Linked Al-Shabab Al-Aqsa Terrorists Indicted on Temple Mount Attack Plot

The attack plot was aimed at discouraging non-Islamic visitors from coming to the Temple Mount.

Older Is Better: Israeli Left Embracing Seniority in Appointing Supreme Court President

Is it too late to note that President Assad is a big supporter of the seniority system?

Auschwitz SS Guard, 95, Dies in Prison

Only 43 Auschwitz staff members have been sentenced in German courts.

Military Prosecutor, Azaria’s Attorney to Attempt Deal

In the last hearing, the military court of appeals asked the parties to consider a compromise.

Hamas Prisoner on Hunger Strike as PA Defies Release Order

Hamas was outraged last year when one of their members was killed by the IDF, which had been told when he would be released by PA security.

Likud MKs Blast Knesset, Court for Tolerating Anti-Israel Incitement

Ohana argued that the fight against incitement must start from within the Knesset itself.

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