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One Nation, One Kotel and One Chief Rabbinate

Director of Ateret Cohanim attacks High Court judges who criticized the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 6:14 PM

Recalcitrant husband takes Rabbis to court

Rabbinical Court ordered shaming of Oded Gez who refused to give his wife a divorce.Hillel Fendel, 9/12/2016, 6:41 PM

'No right-wing government could ever uproot Amona'

'Stop blaming the Supreme Court,' says Jewish Home MK. 'If government does not stop the demolitions, it will have lost its right to exist.'Shimon Cohen, 9/11/2016, 4:52 PM

Supreme Court: Force-feeding law is constitutional

Judges reject petition against law that allows force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners, even if motives are security-related.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 9/11/2016, 4:10 PM

Monument to fallen soldiers to be demolished

A vineyard and observation post set up in memory of 2 IDF soldiers killed in Lebanon are now ordered destroyed by Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2016, 4:08 PM

'Work on the train is permitted on Shabbat'

The government responds to Meretz MK's petition, indicating that work on the train is permitted for the time being.Uzi Baruch, 9/6/2016, 2:09 PM

Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme Court

Ayelet Shaked rejects Supreme Court ruling, proposes "first registration" to legalize Judea, Samaria. "I will use every means necessary."Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 9:53 PM

'We will respect court decision to destroy Amona'

"If somebody thinks that we're not going to honor the order, he is deluding himself."Tal Polon, 9/1/2016, 10:52 AM

Advah Biton criticizes Supreme Court decision

Advah Biton, mother of Adele Biton who was murdered by rock-throwing terrorists, sharply criticized High Court easing of punishment.Yoel Domb, 8/30/2016, 2:21 PM

House of Rabbi Mark's murderer to be destroyed

The Supreme Court rejected the calls of leftist organization 'Hamoked' and allowed destruction of terrorist's home.Ido Ben Porat, 8/21/2016, 5:02 PM

Hunger striker seeks Supreme Court appeal

PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed asks to appeal to Supreme Court after his petition to be examined by outside doctor is denied.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2016, 5:42 AM

'The legal system serves our enemies'

Family of Hallel-Yaffa Ariel outraged by court's ruling that the home of the terrorist who murdered her will be only partially demolished.Reut Hadar, 8/4/2016, 1:14 AM

Knesset Chairman tours Amona

Yuli Edelstein: "As long as the basic premise is destruction, nothing good will come out of it, not for Jews and not for Arabs."Eliran Aharon, 7/28/2016, 8:11 PM

AG reveals plan to save Amona

In a meeting with coalition leaders, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit proposes plan to save embattled Amona - and legalize it.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 11:04 AM

'There is no place in Be'er Sheva for extremism'

Be'er Sheva Deputy Mayor praises Court decision to divert gay pride parade, says subsequent cancellation reveals organizers' true motives.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 12:07 PM

Be'er Sheva gay pride parade cancelled

Supreme Court upholds police decision to divert Be'er Sheva parade to side street, event organizers cancel parade, plan protest instead.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 8:47 AM

Canada: Supreme Court exonerates Nazi

The Supreme Court threw out the case of Helmut Oberlander, a member of a killing squad who claims he never took part in war crimes.Rachel Kaplan, 7/7/2016, 7:48 PM

Supreme Court dismisses appeal against Turkey deal

Judges say they won't intervene in matters of government policy, drawing derision; 'When it suits them, the Supreme Court intervenes.'Ari Soffer, 7/7/2016, 5:40 PM

Supreme Court: No more free land for Kibbutzim

Kibbutzim won't receive public lands without payment, court rules, challenging century-old institution.Shimon Cohen, 7/7/2016, 10:25 AM

'Turkey deal breaks pact written in blood'

New petition by army reservists demands that Supreme Court prevent transfer of funds to Gaza flotilla terrorists as part of Turkey dealShai Landesman, 6/30/2016, 5:55 PM

Terror victim families try to block Turkey deal

Families of terror victims petition Supreme Court to freeze the agreement with Turkey, saying in amounts to a capitulation to terrorIdo Ben Porat, 6/29/2016, 2:37 PM

Report: Rabbinate to privatize Kashrut supervision

Proposed new plan would reduce Rabbinate's role to regulator of Kashrut, in dramatic departure from current statusShai Landesman, 6/26/2016, 9:27 AM

Petition calls to ban mixed prayers at the Kotel

Petition argues egalitarian prayer goes against 'local custom' defined by the Protection of Holy Places Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 6:52 PM

Defend the Jewish Democratic state

The dictum of Aharon Barak, President of the Supreme Court of Israel (1995-2006), that “everything is justiciable”, makes nonsense of the rule of law, as well as Israel’s reputation as a democracy. It renders Israel a judicial despotism. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 6/6/2016, 11:02 PM

Arabs sue for right to import non-kosher meat

Arab businesses demand exemption from law banning import of non-kosher meat into Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2016, 12:03 PM

First terrorist buried after Supreme Court ruling

Following Supreme Court decision to return all terrorist bodies, ignoring deterrence, terrorist gets buried not far from his attack site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 3:59 PM

Grandfather to pay child support after father fled

Israeli Supreme Court ruled that father of 'divorce refuser' who fled to Ukraine will pay 2000 shekels a month for grandchildren’s support.Shoshana Miskin, 5/9/2016, 1:32 PM

Court denies radical cleric Salah's appeal

Supreme Court denies Raed Salah's request to appeal his conviction for inciting violence, but cuts his prison sentence by two months.Arutz Sheva, 4/19/2016, 2:45 AM

Petition to prevent 'Women’s Priestly Blessing'

Petitioners ask High Court to stop 'offensive and insulting' Priestly Blessing ceremony to be performed by Women of the Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 11:07 AM

Supreme Court: New haredi draft law 'too soft'

Amendments to the 2014 law don't provide enough incentives for a haredi draft, may be political pandering, justices say.Tova Dvorin, 4/17/2016, 1:24 PM

Court OK's demolition of terrorist murderer's home

Home of terrorist who stabbed Israeli woman to death outside supermarket in Beit Horon will be demolished.Shlomo Piotrokovksi, 4/12/2016, 6:03 PM

Efi Naveh: Shaked's criticism is completely fair

Israel Bar Association head Efi Naveh supports Justice Minister, explains that democracy means hearing things you don't like.Hezki Baruch, 4/5/2016, 9:07 AM

'Supreme Court ruling should outrage everyone'

Attorney of administrative detainee Meir Ettinger slams Prison Services, court for rejecting request to attend son's brit.Shimon Cohen, 4/4/2016, 4:30 PM

Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Court

Shelly Yachimovich demands Netanyahu fire Justice Minister after she criticized Court. Shaked: This is attempt at political assassination.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 2:13 PM

Meir Ettinger may not attend son’s Brit

Israeli Supreme Court justices deny request to allow Jewish administrative detainee to attend son's circumcision.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 1:10 PM

Shaked: Gov overstepped in gas deal but not Oslo?

Justice Minister criticizes Supreme Court logic that gov can't limit future options, points out that Court was fine with Oslo Accords.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 12:05 PM

MK Gafni: Now secular will fight against Court

MK says Supreme Court continues overstepping its bounds. Previously it interfered in religious matters, but now is trying to run country.Haim Lev, 3/28/2016, 11:49 AM

Netanyahu: Natural gas ruling harms economy

Prime Minister says following Supreme Court ruling that Israel is viewed as a country with which it is difficult to do business.Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2016, 12:14 AM

Supreme Court strikes down gas deal

Knesset given one year to fix problematic aspects of the natural gas pipeline deal.Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 6:07 PM

Court defers request against Temple Mount cameras

Justice Fogelman claims 'installing cameras on Temple Mount is not irreversible step,' but demands government respond to appeal.Nitsan Keidar, 3/23/2016, 7:47 PM

Court helps Arab squatters, not Jewish landowners

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Jewish landowners against Bedouin tribe that built illegally on land, without giving explanation.Reut Hadar, 3/8/2016, 1:12 PM

Court: Hunger striker must stay in Israel

Supreme Court rules that Mohammed al-Qiq will have to stay in the northern Israeli hospital where he is being held.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2016, 2:43 AM

Court rejects hunger striker's petition

Supreme Court rejects Mohammed al-Qiq's request to be allowed to leave hospital, says he can go to hospital in eastern Jerusalem instead.Ben Ariel, 2/16/2016, 5:12 AM

Netanyahu at Court: They'll buy gas from enemies

PM makes unusual showing in Supreme Court to defend gas deal from anti-trust petitions, urges approval now to defend energy security.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/14/2016, 6:23 PM

Law on 'infiltrators' passes first reading

Knesset gives first approval to reducing illegal immigrants' time in holding facilities from 20 months to 12.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2016, 7:57 AM

Harsher sentences for bilingual school arsonists

Supreme Court decries 'light' jail terms against Shlomo and Nahman Tuito for Jerusalem arson, adds 8 months to their sentences.Cynthia Blank, 1/31/2016, 10:55 AM

Hunger-striking Hamas terrorist won't be released

Israel's Supreme Court rules Mohammed al-Qiq to remain in jail though daily progress on his health to be examined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2016, 6:08 PM

Supreme Court hears appeal by ex-PM Olmert

Olmert pleads with judges to cancel 8-month sentence, asserting the ordeal has felt like 'tennis balls' being fired at him for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 9:02 PM

Olmert strikes deal to avoid second jail term

Ehud Olmert to serve six months in jail for attempting to bribe long-time aide concurrently with 18-month sentence for corruption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2016, 7:58 PM

Chief Justice denies High Court is politicized

Miriam Naor, frequent target of right-wing flak, warns new judges to be skeptical of criticism over their judicial activism.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/14/2016, 12:45 PM

Supreme Court: Partial autopsy for haredi baby

Supreme Court rules a partial autopsy and quick burial for body of four-month-old baby from Beit Shemesh.Haim Lev, 1/7/2016, 11:45 PM

Supreme Court strikes down Rabbi Pinto's appeal

Court says that health concerns were taken into account during plea bargain and original sentencing.Haim Lev, 1/5/2016, 10:15 AM

Court: Former PM Olmert to serve 18 months

Supreme Court partially accepts former PM Ehud Olmert's appeal against 6 years in prison.Matt Wanderman, 12/29/2015, 9:29 AM

Supreme Court to decide what insults are valid

Upcoming case of man who criticized IDF Chief Rabbi for Disengagement to determine when 'insulting a public worker' is an offense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2015, 12:34 PM

Shaked: Court graffiti 'deserves condemnation'

Justice Minister says vandalism 'unacceptable' amid left-wing claims that nationalist MKs to blame for 'repeated attacks' on Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2015, 4:25 PM

Supreme Court judges again defend terrorist homes

Judges demand state provide a response and grant terrorists' families time to answer - pushing off demolition by another week at least.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 10/29/2015, 8:19 PM

Supreme Court President cuts off bereaved mother

In shocking turn of events, judge cuts off testimony of mother of terror victim, saying 'there are limits to what you can say here.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 10/29/2015, 4:06 PM