Lawsuit demands equal rights for religious Jewish athletes

Supreme Court receives petition to stop discrimination against Sabbath-observant athletes among professional sports associations in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 3:49 PM

Finance Minister told the Supreme Court 'No!'

Finance Minister Kahlon refuses to follow Supreme Court's demand to re-pass law on third apartment tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 8:23 AM

Bill to block leftist court petitions against Jewish towns

Ministerial Committee to vote on bill restricting standing on petitions against Jewish communities to those directly affected by case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2017, 10:55 AM

Gafni: Supreme Court crossed the line

Chairman of Knesset Finance Committee: We are the only nation in the world where the people do not choose the Supreme Court judges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2017, 10:07 PM

'Not everything is adjudicable'

Justice Minister doesn't rule out action to restrict judicial power. 'If the judges don't do it themselves, the Knesset may have to act.'Ido ben Porat, 5/11/2017, 7:46 AM

MK Maklev: 'Why did the Supreme Court hurry to rule on Shabbat?'

MK Uri Maklev(UTJ) says that haredi parties are working to cancel by-laws allowing Shabbat commerce and demand a new Supreme Court hearing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 5:06 PM

Former Chief Rabbi's sentence reduced by 1 year

Sentence against former Chief Rabbi convicted of bribery reduced to 3 1/2 years in line with plea bargain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2017, 6:10 PM

Supreme Court okays Sabbath desecration in Tel Aviv

The Supreme Court approves the Tel Aviv by-law allowing the opening of 160 supermarkets and kiosks on Shabbat.Reut Hadar, 4/19/2017, 6:24 PM

Supreme Court: Taba Crossing will remain closed

Two Israelis petition Supreme Court for right to vacation in Sinai despite government decision to close crossing due to terror threats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2017, 12:00 PM

Supreme Court: No change to Temple Mount restrictions

Court turns down request by Likud MK to issue injunction against Knesset rule barring MKs from visiting holy site.Hezki Baruch, 3/29/2017, 11:20 AM

Glick to Supreme Court: Allow access to Temple Mount

MK Yehuda Glick submits petition to Supreme Court to prevent PM and ministers from issuing orders to police regarding Temple Mount.Nitzan Keidar, 3/28/2017, 11:38 AM

Suit against UN for illegal construction in Jerusalem

Regavim petitions Supreme Court against misuse of state lands and illegal construction by UN in Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 3/27/2017, 8:48 PM

'No rush to vote for new Chief Justice for Supreme Court'

Chief Justice wants successor appointed as soon as possible, Justice Minister says chief justice needs to be chosen not based on seniority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 8:15 AM

Lawyers request additional review of 'fight baby's' case

Child's lawyers request Supreme Court hold additional hearing, say child's best interests were not taken into account.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/19/2017, 1:10 PM

Women of the Wall petition Supreme Court over Western Wall

Women of the Wall demands right to pray undisturbed at Western Wall against established customs of holy site.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 5:16 PM

'Don't destroy buildings until Supreme Court ruling'

Attorney General calls on government not to take any action regarding illegal buildings until after upcoming Supreme Court ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 8:30 PM

'Corruption entered the rabbinical establishment'

The Supreme Court rejected appeal over fictitious rabbinical certificates issued to security personnel by Chief Rabbinate.Yoel Domb, 3/12/2017, 2:24 PM

'A Jewish judge in Israel is not a gentile court'

Supreme Court Justice Zvi Tal told of Lubavitcher Rebbe's blessing upon appointment; Judge Kister related close association with Chazon Ish.Rabbi Yisrael Rosen, 3/2/2017, 3:12 PM

State responds to petitions over prime minister's investigations

The State rejected claims that Mandelblit disqualify himself from prime minister's investigations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 10:04 PM

Attorney General allows State to defend Regulation Law

A-G signals he will not testify against Regulation Law despite opposing it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 7:20 PM

Ofra reservists protest demolitions in IDF uniforms

Ofra reservists call on people to come in IDF uniform and protest demolitions in Ofra. "We are not second-class citizens or lawbreakers.'Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2017, 10:12 AM

'We are being evicted for an imaginary owner - is that justice?'

Vardit Kfir, whose house in Ofra is being evacuated Tuesday, says residents are there to stay. 'Land of Israel belongs to the Jews'.Yoel Domb, 2/28/2017, 9:53 AM

Justice Minister: Livni should be ashamed of herself

Justice Minister slams predecessor Tzipi Livni for unfair criticism, promises new Amona town will be built.Ido Ben Porat, 2/27/2017, 2:49 PM

'Shaked wants a submissive court'

Leftist MK Tzipi Livni says Justice Minister 'wants a court which will not criticize the government or limit the government's activities.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/25/2017, 9:10 PM

'Judicial activism will become a rare event'

Former District Judge to Arutz Sheva about new High Court appointments: 'They won't oppose judicial activism, but will use it sparingly.'Benny Toker, 2/24/2017, 1:56 PM

'New Supreme Court Judge biased against men'

Head of Family Research Institute says new Justice has history of punishing divorced men who want to be involved in raising their children.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2017, 10:23 AM

Likud Minister: Don't get too excited about Court appointments

'To think that the appointments will drastically change the face of the Supreme Court is not realistic.'Hezki Baruch, 2/24/2017, 9:11 AM

'Stop treating Jews in Yesha as second class citizens'

Former Yesha Council member praises appointment of new judges for Supreme Court, calls for end of references to 'occupied territories.'Benny Toker, 2/23/2017, 8:20 PM

Supreme Court OKs sealing of terrorist's home

Court rejects petition of family of terrorist who murdered 4 soldiers in ramming attack, says they knew of attack beforehand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 6:36 PM

'The judges work with complete autonomy'

Chief Justice Naor sends a message to judges across Israel, blessing the appointment of 4 new justices to the Supreme Court.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky, 2/23/2017, 1:52 PM

Shaked: Next project - haredi judge

After three conservative judges appointed to High Court, Justice Minister clarifies next undertaking: to appoint haredi Supreme Court judgeChaim Lev, 2/23/2017, 11:25 AM

'New supreme court justices positive step, but not a revolution'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir welcomed the changes in the Supreme Court, but said it was too soon to claim victory.Yoel Domb, 2/22/2017, 10:46 PM

Four new judges appointed to Supreme Court

The Judicial Selection Committee appointed four new judges to the Supreme Court Wednesday.Uzi Baruch, 2/22/2017, 9:43 PM

'Privatizing kashrut certification will lead to lower standards'

Supreme Court to rule on petition to allow other bodies besides Rabbinate to grant kashrut certification.Yoel Domb, 2/21/2017, 1:32 PM

Supreme Court: Does Regulation Law apply to Ofra houses?

Supreme Court asks the state whether the Regulation Law can be applied to the nine houses in Ofra, which would obviate their demolition.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 2/20/2017, 6:05 PM

State responds to Supreme Court: PM can serve as Minister

State claims there is no reason PM Netanyahu shouldn't serve as Foreign Minister, and this is accepted practice since state was founded.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 2/20/2017, 3:44 PM

Ofra residents to court: Seal off our homes, don't destroy them

Residents of neighborhood slated for demolition say Regulation Law could normalize their homes, asks they be sealed, not destroyed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 2:31 PM

Justice Minister: We won't cave in to Arab threats

Ayelet Shaked speaks about BDS and her plan for reining in Supreme Court.Eliran Aharon, 2/20/2017, 11:39 AM

State recommends curtailing Shabbat soccer

AG promotes gradual Shabbat soccer game reduction while finding solutions for religious players as long as Shabbat games continue.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/15/2017, 1:28 PM

State utilizes Regulation Law

Prosecution asks court to halt Adei Ad demolitions: 'State required to examine Law's ramifications for buildings.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2017, 10:51 AM

'Why are only laws proposed by the left constitutional?'

Tourism Minister slams judicial appointments system as undemocratic, allowing one side to dominate courts and usurp Knesset authorityArutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2017, 6:00 PM

'The Supreme Court has become a threat to democracy'

MK Glick says Supreme Court overruling laws passed by the Knesset too often to be democratic, has become a separate power unto itself.Aruz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2017, 9:54 PM

Rivlin opposes Regulation Law

President Rivlin fears Regulation Law will cause Israel to be seen as 'apartheid state,' opposes right-wing lawmaking attempts.Netanel Katz, 2/12/2017, 9:33 AM

Proposed law aims to give Knesset full authority

Proposed law aims to cancel Supreme Court's 'right' to cancel laws enacted by Knesset, suggests Israel adopt UK-like model.Uzi Baruch, 2/11/2017, 7:47 PM

'Overnight our home became illegal'

State could face lawsuits from thousands of people who would lose their homes if the Regulation Law is overturned.Uzi Baruch, 2/10/2017, 12:25 PM

'Stalin also had to have his laws approved by the court'

Retired Supreme Court justice slams Right's attempts to curb Supreme Court's power, compares Israel to former USSR.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 12:13 PM

'Cancellation of Regulation Law will lead to sovereignty'

MK Miki Zohar says the government should apply Israel sovereignty to Judea and Samaria if the Supreme Court annuls the Regulation Law.Benny Tocker, 2/8/2017, 3:45 AM

Attorney General to oppose Regulation Law in Supreme Court

Mandelblit expected to attend petition hearing, argue against regulation law, and present position contrary to that of government.Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2017, 9:15 PM

MK Smotrich sets sights on Supreme Court

Anticipating High Court rejection of Regulation Law, Jewish Home MK plans enabling bill to reinstate laws struck down by Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2017, 1:32 PM

Supreme Court targets additional neighborhood for demolition

'Yesterday it was Amona, today it's us.' Court issues eviction orders for 17 buildings in Jewish town east of Ariel.David Rosenberg, 2/7/2017, 1:12 PM

Likud Minister to Court: Don't nullify Regulation Law

Tourism Minister Levin says Supreme Court must respect Knesset's decision, stop legislating from the bench.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2017, 9:34 AM

'We expect Bennett to take up the reins'

Rosh Yeshiva of Beit El Yeshiva says he expects Education Minister to pass Regulation Law and establish Israeli sovereignty.Eliran Aharon, 2/5/2017, 10:51 PM

'Supreme Court has mercy on Bedouin, but not on Jews'

Supreme Court criticized for allowing demolition of Bedouin homes to be delayed until outpost is regulated after refusing to do so for AmonaArutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 6:05 PM

'Amona evictions caused by foreign-funded organizaion'

Leader of campaign to save Amona decries 'injustice' of Supreme Court ruling and influence of foreign-funded NGO, condemns violence.Shimon Cohen, 2/5/2017, 5:03 PM

Israeli attorney: Double number of Supreme Court justices

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir calls on Justice Minister to 'change rules of game,' double number of Supreme Court justices.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/5/2017, 9:45 AM

Bill introduced to reduce powers of Supreme Court

Proposed bill would limit the power of the Supreme Court to order the eviction of entire Jewish communities from their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2017, 10:32 AM

Amona residents may not have to move far

Location considered for new town for Amona residents just a few kilometers away from their old homes.Gary Willig, 2/2/2017, 9:13 PM