California murder suspects escape jail

2 prisoners escape through 22 inch hole cut in ceilingArutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 8:39 AM

Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

Amir's rights were taken away due to a phone call in which he tried to convince a rap star to join a political party for his release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 9:23 PM

Foreign Ministry: Smuggling khat can result in long prison terms

14 Israelis were arrested for smuggling khat in the last few days. One Israeli is currently serving a 10-yr. prison term in Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2019, 1:13 AM

Spanish journalist gets 7 years for fatal hit-and-run

Julio De La Guardia killed haredi pianist Chaim Tukachinsky last year. Chaim's mother: 'Thoughts of Chaim don't leave me for even a minute.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 7:23 PM

Ohio man who attacked 'Jewish' man fails to show up for prison

Ohio man convicted of attacking someone he believed Jewish now wanted by FBI after failing to show up to begin serving his prison term.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/11/2019, 5:47 PM

'Submissive and cowardly behavior against Hamas prisoners'

Minister Smotrich slams meeting of imprisoned Hamas leaders, approved by prison service. "Inconceivable. We must put an end to this."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2019, 10:17 AM

Freed African-American inmate visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's grave

Matthew Charles, the first person released under Trump's First Step Act thanks the Rebbe for advocating prison reform over 40 years ago.Sara Rubenstein, 6/21/2019, 10:20 AM

Prison life: Israeli prisons vs. Egyptian prisons

Tamar Yonah speaks with a former Israeli prison inmate, and reads from an Egyptian blog.Israel News Talk Radio, 5/15/2019, 3:19 AM

Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prison

President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen arrives at the Federal Correction Institution in Otisville, New York.Sam Sokol - JTA, 5/6/2019, 10:15 PM

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

Hundreds announce they are joining hunger strike of terrorists imprisoned in Israel. Arab street shows widespread support for the strikers.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 4/10/2019, 1:15 PM

Left-wing group to demonstrate on behalf of terrorists in prison

New Israel Fund group to join protest against 'harassment' of prisoners at K'tziot Prison following stabbing of guards by Hamas terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 8:57 PM

Hamas blames Israel for prison attack

Hamas spokesperson says terrorists stabbed prison personnel because manager refused 'justified demands.'Dalit Halevi, 3/25/2019, 9:45 AM

Terrorist attack - inside Israeli prison

Hamas terrorists stab prison personnel in apparent terror attack in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 10:59 PM

Prison guards suspected of trading bribes for favors

Israel Prison Service officers arrested on suspicion of providing inmates with perks in exchange for kickbacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 11:07 AM

Police arrest two for prison shootings

Authorities suspect detainees were involved in organized crime syndicate responsible for terrorizing jailers.Tzvi Lev, 11/23/2018, 7:24 AM

Approved: Up to 10 years in prison for weapon theft

According to the new bill, firearm theft will be considered "theft under special circumstances" and punishable by up to ten years in prison.Ezra Sanders, 11/6/2018, 11:18 PM

Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled

Prison Services intelligence foils attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison, investigates terror connections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 7:41 PM

Bill Cosby sentenced to state prison

Comedian Bill Cosby given 3 to 10 years in state prison for sexual assault.Uzi Baruch, 9/25/2018, 10:04 PM

Tunisian Jew barred from getting kosher food in prison

Young Jews in Tunisian prison fasting until he is allowed to receive kosher food.JTA, 8/20/2018, 9:03 PM

Do terrorists in Israeli prisons get too much drinking water?

"The fact that security prisoners consume about 50 percent more water is intolerable"," said Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.Jonathan Benedek, 7/30/2018, 11:48 AM

Italians who painted on security barrier released

Italian graffiti artists who painted giant mural of Ahed Tamimi released from prison, have visas to Israel revoked.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 10:57 PM

Two Italians, one Arab arrested for painting on separation wall

Security forces arrest two Italians and an Arab who painted portrait of Ahed Tamimi on separation wall near Bethlehem.Mordechai Sones, 7/29/2018, 2:58 PM

NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

​​​​​​​Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver gets 7 years for corruption.JTA, 7/28/2018, 9:57 PM

'Certain death' for Tommy Robinson in new prison

Activist Robinson transferred yesterday to Onley Prison with high Muslim majority, known as violent prison. Tens of thousands demonstrate.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2018, 2:14 PM

Berlin allows tefillin into prisons

Jewish prisoners in Berlin now have permanent access to a pair of tefillin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 2:16 PM

Soldier jailed for growing beard

Combat soldier imprisoned for 20 days for growing beard during counting of the Omer. IDF: 'Soldier does not maintain religious lifestyle.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/10/2018, 11:08 AM

Hazan assigned security detail following Hamas threats

Knesset officer assigns security to MK, after Hamas threatens him over confrontation with terrorists' families on bus outside prison.Tal Polon, 12/26/2017, 3:29 PM

IDF to close its military prisons

IDF to close Army Prisons 6 and 4, open new prison in Bet Lid.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 3:13 PM

Jerusalem Arab given 17 years in jail for Raanana stabbing

Central District Court charges terrorist with attempted murder, sentences him to 17 years in prison.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 10/2/2017, 12:02 PM

Watch: OJ Simpson released from prison

Former NFL superstar released on parole after 9 years in prison for hotel room heist.Gary Willig, 10/1/2017, 8:52 PM

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 6:46 PM

Jailed soldier uses synagogue roof to escape

Prisoner climbs to roof of synagogue, jumps from roof top to roof top to escape military jail.David Rosenberg, 9/3/2017, 7:01 PM

Federal judge rules Idaho prisoners must be allowed kosher meals

Judge rules that state’s Department of Correction must provide certified kosher meals for prisoners in all Idaho prisons.JTA, 8/24/2017, 7:38 AM

'I don't believe I can redeem myself'

‘Son of Sam’ serial killer says he expects to die in jail, be redeemed by God.JTA, 8/11/2017, 12:53 PM

'I am proud of my son'

Elor Azariya's parents speak about their painful feelings following their son's entry into military prison this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2017, 9:43 PM

Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Army court hearts request by former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya to delay his prison sentence while Chief of Staff weighs sentence reduction.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 8/8/2017, 9:39 AM

Plot to smuggle phones to terrorists foiled

Guards catch mother of Hamas terrorist attempting to smuggle cell phones to son imprisoned for attempted murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 10:02 PM

Scottish inmates claim to be Jewish to receive better food

Inmates believe kosher prison food superior to regular prison food after seeing episodes of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black."JTA, 7/5/2017, 9:25 PM

Red Cross facilitates money to terrorists

Red Cross provides imprisoned terrorists with ability to appoint power of attorney and receive salaries directly to their bank accounts.Shimon Cohen, 6/28/2017, 8:58 AM

Taxi driver gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

Taxi driver doesn't report taxes for seven years, gets 18 months in prison.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 6/5/2017, 1:40 PM

Terrorists end hunger strike after 40 days

Israeli authorities negotiate with hunger-striking terrorists, agree to allow families to visit twice a month.Orly Harari, 5/27/2017, 10:26 PM

Marwan Barghouti punished for NY Times article

The New York Times publishes op-ed written by terrorist leader - without mentioning he's a terrorist.Orly Harari, 4/17/2017, 9:16 PM

700 terrorists begin hunger strike

Marwan Barghouti leads hunger strike, most of the hunger-striking terrorists belong to Fatah, some are Hamas and 'lone wolf' terrorists.Orly Harari, 4/17/2017, 8:54 PM

The tears of prisoners at the seder table

Rabbi of the prison service tells Arutz Sheva about Passover in Israeli prisons. 'We explain to them that man is always in a test.'Ido ben Porat, 4/10/2017, 1:04 PM

Texas prison inmate drops kosher food lawsuit

Inmate drops suit against US prison system after winning right for observant Jewish inmates to receive kosher food.JTA, 4/5/2017, 6:48 PM

Israeli Arab sentenced to 2.5 years for running down policeman

Man from northern Israeli village of Abu Snan receives just 2.5 years in jail for intentionally running over police officer.Arutz Sheva Staff., 3/9/2017, 4:35 PM

Attempt to bribe guard to allow smuggling of phones to terrorist

Arab relatives indicted for attempting to bribe guard to allow smuggling of phones to terrorist serving 6 life sentences.Gary Willig, 2/12/2017, 8:35 PM

Elor Azariya released for short break

Soldier Elor Azariya released until Sunday under severely limiting conditions, as verdict in trial gets close.Eliran Aharon, 12/30/2016, 12:18 PM

South Dakota Jewish inmate sues over kosher violations

Jewish inmate in a South Dakota prison files lawsuit alleging that he received food that violated his kosher dietary restrictions.JTA, 9/21/2016, 3:27 AM

Watch: Masada unit storms Nafha Prison

After receiving intelligence of a planned attack from prison, the Matzada unit rushed to the scene.Yoni Kempinski, 8/4/2016, 7:28 PM

'No terrorist will walk free'

Knesset passes law which will allow Israeli authorities to sentence terrorists as young as 12 to prison time.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 4:21 PM

Shaul family to prevent visit to jailed terrorists

Parents of fallen soldier Oron Shaul are expected to physically block the visitation of families of terrorists at Nafcha Prison.Tal Polon, 7/11/2016, 8:07 AM

New York man tried to kill Muslims with X-rays

Eric Feight sentenced to 8 years in prison for trying to build what he thought was a mobile x-ray device to kill Muslims.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 8:14 PM

IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence

Israeli Prison Service debating possible locations, whether Olmert can have a cellmate.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/30/2015, 10:58 PM

Arab Prisoner Threatens 'ISIS Will Conquer Israel'

Arab woman inmate charged for husband's 'honor killing' screams 'I am ISIS' on Yom Kippur in 'joke.'Nir Har-Zahav, 10/7/2014, 2:29 PM

PA Uses Name Change to Dodge International Criticism

Scheme to retain foreign aid confirmed, after PA spokesman praises move to 'provide political and legal cover.'Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 6:45 PM

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Journalists to Jail

Egyptian court sentences three Al-Jazeera journalists to jail terms from seven to 10 years. World condemns the verdict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2014, 3:14 AM