Court Rules: Texas Jewish Inmate Should Be Served Kosher Food

A Jewish man imprisoned for murder in Texas should be served kosher meals, a federal appeals court ruled. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/1/2013, 8:38 PM

Pollard Returns to Prison After Week-Long Hospitalization

Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard returned to prison after spending last week in the hospital undergoing a battery of medical consultations.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/9/2012, 9:06 PM

Menorah Lighting Comes to New Jersey Prisons

Jewish inmates in New Jersey state prisons will be permitted to celebrate Chanukah with lit menorahs. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 8:31 AM

Terror Suspect Reluctantly Released from British Prison

British authorities released terror suspect Abu Qatada on bail Tuesday. He will not be extradited to Jordan.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/14/2012, 6:30 PM

Turkish Teacher Imprisoned for Likening Erdogan to Hitler

A school teacher was sentenced to one year in prison for likening Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Adolf Hitler. Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/5/2012, 5:44 PM

Longest Serving Female Inmate in US Released from Prison

Betty Smithey, the longest-incarcerated woman in America, was released from custody after serving 49 years in prison for murdering an infantRachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 7:24 PM

Terrorists in New Hunger Strike

PA terrorists in Israeli prisons learn hunger strikes are effective, begin another one less than a month after a deal ends the last one.Maayana Miskin, 6/10/2012, 10:46 AM

Pleas for Orthodox Jewish American Detained in Bolivia

The Orthodox Jewish community has been rallying support for Jacob Ostreicher, a Jewish American who is being detained in a Bolivian prison. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/31/2012, 11:06 AM

Jailed Terrorists Planned Shalit-Type Abduction

Terrorists inside Israeli jails planned an abduction that would bring about their own freedom.Gil Ronen, 5/29/2012, 2:01 PM

Gross: 'It's Very Comforting to Know I'm Not Forgotten'

Alan Gross thanks Jewish community for efforts in attempting to secure his release; Says, "It's very comforting to know I'm not forgotten."Rachel Hirshfeld , 5/25/2012, 1:13 PM

Official: Cuba Willing to Negotiate Release of Alan Gross

Cuban authorities may be ready to negotiate the status of jailed American Alan Gross, a senior Cuban official said.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/16/2012, 11:32 AM

Arab MK Treats Hunger-Striking Prisoner Who Collapsed in Court

MK Ahmed Tibi treated an Arab prisoner who went on a hunger strike 66 days ago after he collapsed in court. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/3/2012, 4:57 PM

Solidarity Riot for Hunger Strike Prisoners at Ofer Prison

Palestinian Authority Arabs rioted outside Ofer Military Prison on Wednesday over two prisoners whose hunger strike entered a 65th day.Chana Ya'ar, 5/2/2012, 5:16 PM

Arrest Warrant Against Lebanese Man Accused of Contacting Israel

Military judge issued arrest warrant for Lebanese man accused of providing information regarding missing Israeli soldier, Ron Arad. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/24/2012, 11:43 AM

Shin Bet Foils Another Hamas Kidnapping Plot

Imprisoned Hamas terrorist was revealed to be plotting and instructing the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/17/2012, 8:09 PM

Nevada Prison Trying to Force Non-Kosher Food Diet

A federal judge in Nevada has temporarily barred a Nevada prison from refusing to serve Kosher food to an Orthodox prisoner.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/13/2012, 3:54 PM

Fires Break Out in Jail Cells, Prisoner Bus

Two fire-related incidents involving Arab security prisoners took place Thursday morningDavid Lev, 1/26/2012, 1:35 PM

Amir May Once Again be Totally Isolated from Other Prisoners

The Prisons Service is seeking to ban Yigal Amir from continuing in study sessions, isolating him from all contact with fellow prisoners.David Lev, 1/5/2012, 4:13 AM