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The leader of the Shuvu Banim (Return boys) movement, Rabbi Eliezer Berland, confessed to indecent assault and was sentenced to 18 months in prison, part of which he has already served since his arrest.
If you had to find the one Hasidic Rebbe that would attract President Elect Donald Trump's attention, it would have to be Reb Israel Friedman of Ruzhin.
Israel's Supreme Court is a Leftist bastion that easily preserves its ideological purity. Breaking that monopoly is the aim of Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked
Shaked is spearheading several concurrent moves, all of which have provided the context for a proposed bill to deprive the Supreme Court members of the Judicial Appointments Commission of their veto power over candidates.
Justice Na'or's rage was outright Chekhovian.
Ira and Rod discuss what it is like for Ira to be in America after the Jewish holidays, and dealing with the commercialism of Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the upcoming U.S. residential election.
Historically, the Supreme Court aligned with the Bar, as well as the Knesset opposition, to push through their own candidates.
On December 5, 2012, clashes broke out outside the Ittihadiya presidential palace between Muslim Brothers and protesters that left 11 Egyptians dead.
Judge Benichou's ruling said there was nothing in the intelligence information presented to him to justify the detention and the nightly curfew, and so he ordered it void.
Attorney Hajbi questioned just how dangerous police really considered his client to be if they had let three weeks lapse between the day they discovered his absence and the day they picked him up.
Police requested a delay in carrying out the ruling to give them time to appeal it before the Supreme Court.
Elyakim Rubinstein, the Vice President of the Supreme Court, said he was persuaded that there are possible situations in which saving lives requires having the amendment on the books.
A spokesman for the PLO said the decision to drop his movement's candidates from local lists was tantamount to a "massacre by the Hamas court."
Israeli courts maintain skeletal Shabbat and Holiday shifts to respond to the most urgent needs, like police requests for injunctions to prevent the smuggling of children.
On its face the ruling is tantamount to a NY City judge punishing a victim of violence for entering a dangerous neighborhood without first receiving police permission.
Minister Zeev Elkin called on Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) to lead a far reaching reform to regain the public's trust in the Supreme Court.
The six detainees refused to sign a restraining order and were released on the condition that they appear in Magistrate Court Tuesday.
The appeal was submitted by The wife of Mohammad Majid Amaira, 38, from Dura, a member of the Palestinian security forces.