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Netanyahu Orders 68 Homes to be Built in Ofra Ahead of Demolition Order

Will the Israeli Supreme Court grant the residents the three months needed to prepare their new homes?

Shaked Blinks First But Wins Advantage in Contest with High Court President

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.

Prosecution Objects to Arab Petition to Demolish Homes of ‘Jewish Terrorists’

The prosecution argued that it would be a mistake to treat Jewish and Arab terrorism equally.

Sharp Rightwing Criticism of Supreme Court Ruling on Demolishing Gush Etzion Homes

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.

In New US – PA Talks on Recovering Debt Ridden Economy, Fingers Point at...

Israel was rebuked this month by the World Bank for ruining the PA economy by, essentially, withholding money it is rightfully due.

Jewish Human Rights Watch Suing 3 Councils in High Court over BDS

Several local councils across the UK voted to boycott Israeli goods after 2009, when Israel refused to embrace the Hamas' need to shoot rockets at its civilian population.

UPDATE: Givat Ze’ev Synagogue Activists Call for Civil Disobedience to stop Demolition

One of the Arab land owners lied, but it is unclear which one. Now the synagogue is threatened with destruction.

Secular Leftists Applaud New Hareidi Minister

"I, Yaakov Litzman, pledge…to be faithful to the government of Israel and to its laws."

Court Bans Yehuda Glick from Temple Mount because He Has a Camera

The High Court refused to discuss Glick's appeal and accepted the lower court ruling.

Netanyahu Promises 804 Homes for “Settlers’ – 3 Years after Previous Pledge

The Prime Minister approved construction of the homes after the High Court ordered demolitions of homes under construction.

Hundreds of Police Force Protesters out of Beit El Buildings [video]

High Court ordered the "illegal" building to be torn down. Bayit Yehudi MK threatens to tear down coalition government.

Could Attorney General’s Report Trigger New Elections?

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein told PM Netanyahu that he would find it difficult to defend the ministerial appointments of Aryeh Deri and Yoav Galant.

High Court Confirms Ariel University’s Upgraded Status

In a last ditch attempt to block the granting of university status to Ariel College, some Israeli universities turned to the Supreme Court to...

Govt. to Court: Names of Prisoners Going Free Kept Secret from Bennett

The first group of Palestinian prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands will be released next week.

High Court: Ofra and Adam to Lose Fence Protection

Safety and security of the Jewish residents of the Binyamin region has been compromised.

Israel Approves Begin’s Bedouin Land Grab

The plan was accepted with mixed feelings among the Bedouin as well as among right wing critics.

Run Zoabi, Run

You might recall the famous case of MK Azmi Bishara, not coincidentally, also from the Balad party.

Forced Evacuation of Migron Completed

Following the High Court of Justice's ruling from last week, the residents of the community of Migron, in the Benyamin region, were forcibly removed from their homes this morning. Large police forces arrived at the community early this morning, knocking on doors and serving the residents a court order to evacuate their homes. A few families offered passive resistance, but most of the fifty families left on their own accord.

Migron Settlers’ Last Stand at High Court on Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, the Israeli Supreme Court headed by Justice Asher Grunis is expected to examine the claims of the Migron residents. Over the past few months, several residents purchased plots of land in the surrounding area; if the purchase claims of these residents are found to be in proper order, 17 out of the 50 families will be permitted to remain in the area. The evacuation of the other families is expected to take place immediately after the Supreme Court hearing.

Ulpana Resident Bemoan Relocation Ordeal

Vardina Biton, resident of the Ulpana: "The fact that I live in Beit El doesn't make me a second rate citizen. We serve the country and pay taxes. My husband fought in the IDF during The Second Lebanon War, just weeks after his wedding. It seems that there was not a real desire to save the homes, and therefore they did not work hard enough to find a solution."

Bill to Save Ulpanah Hill Defeated

The Knesset on Wednesday rejected the proposed bill to save the Ulpanah Hill neighborhood, which was ordered by the High Court to be demolished at the end of this month. In a preliminary reading, the Knesset voted the bill down by 69 to 22.

Dep. PM Ya’alon Advising Ulpana Residents to Abandon Hope on ‘Regulatory Law’

Speaking to Israel's Army Radio in advance of the Wednesday Knesset vote on the "Regulatory law" which has been rocking the politics, Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon compared the dilemma between the evacuation of Jewish homes and enacting retroactive legislation to circumvent the High Court's ruling to a choice between eating a Neveila and a Treifa.

Attorney: Ulpana Court Ruling an Outrage

Only a heartless person, bereft of morality, lacking any understanding of the concept of the rule of law, and driven by an intolerable urge for destruction can determine that the Ulpana Hill homes must be destroyed. This is an unacceptable outrage in the Jewish state which must show a minimal degree of morality, justice and respect for the law.

The Migron Litmus Test

The recent Israeli High Court ruling striking down the compromise agreement between Israel’s government and the residents of Migron was logical. It was a realistic commentary on the state of affairs between the government and the court. In truth, the question that was laid at the High Court’s doorstep was not about Migron and not about property rights. It was much more basic than that. The question that the High Court was asked to decide was to whom the Land of Israel belongs.

Knesset Speaker: Elections in September; New Law Will Reduce Power of High Court; Pollard...

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin says elections for Israel's next government will be held this coming September. There's one major reason why Rivlin is interested in going to the voter soon: he hopes that the in the next Knesset he'll get the votes to pass his new bill, seeking to level the playing field between the High Court and the Knesset. He also believes Peres will bring Pollard home.

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