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        7/15/2009, Tammuz 23, 5769

      Jewish Court System Applauds Dromi Decision


      The Forum of Jewish legal Monetary courts blessed the Be’er Sheva court decision earlier Wednesday which exonerated farmer Shai Dromi for killing a Bedouin thief who infiltrated his property. The Forum explained that the ruling is in accordance with Jewish law as well.

      According to the Torah, a thief who breaks into someone’s house is considered a potential murderer, and if the owner of the house kills him he is not liable.