Former Supreme Court justice passes away at 91

Dr. Eliyahu Winograd also served as President of the Tel Aviv District Court and led committee examining failures of Second Lebanon War.Ido Ben Porat, Saturday, 8:23 PM

'Supreme Court justices are the real legislators'

MK Nissan Slomiansky blasts Supreme Court, accuses justices of undermining the Knesset with judicial activism.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 9:04 PM

Shaked's revolutionary initiative

Justice Minister aims to move land claims in Judea and Samaria from Supreme Court to local courts, protecting against leftist petitions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 8:09 AM

Terrorists' funerals won't become terror protests

Ministers submit legal memorandum allowing police to hold terrorists' bodies until conditions for peaceful funerals are met.Nitzan Keidar, 1/3/2018, 9:11 AM

Edelstein threatens the opposition

Knesset Speaker says that if the opposition appeals to Supreme Court against Recommendations Law, he will prevent filibusters in the future.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2017, 11:37 PM

Bill revoking residency for terrorists advances

Bill submitted after Supreme Court rules Interior Minister cannot revoke residency of terrorists.Gary Willig, 12/24/2017, 10:56 PM

Shaked: Supreme Court ignoring reality

Justice Minister accuses High Court of ignoring the Knesset and the will of the people, vows to restore separation of powers.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 10:22 PM

'Stop complaining about the court and take action'

Justice Minister Shaked calls on coalition to support law regulating relationship between justice system and Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 11:29 AM

'We will not return bodies of terrorists'

'Government doesn't intend to return bodies of terrorists as long as our citizens & soldier's bodies in their hands. Just will not happen.'Shimon Cohen & Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2017, 4:15 PM

Shaked: Terrorist bodies will not be returned

Justice Minister: Gov't to ask for additional hearing on the matter, after Supreme Court rules bodies cannot be held as bargaining chips.Mordechai Sones, 12/17/2017, 12:31 PM

Chief Justice joined meetings of committee she wasn't part of

Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut attended meetings to choose justices - even though she wasn't on the committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2017, 8:41 AM

Supreme Court orders Israel to return terrorists' bodies to Gaza

Court rules state must hand over bodies of terrorists killed in terror tunnel - or pass law permitting military to hold terrorists' remains.David Rosenberg, 12/14/2017, 5:18 PM

'This is the rubble of the destroyed house'

Residents of Netiv Ha'avot give Jewish Home MKs pieces of building destroyed on court orders despite appeals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017, 5:13 PM

Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh municipality removes 'modesty' signs, extremists immediately work to replace them.Michal Levi, 12/11/2017, 3:21 PM

Machpelah House residents agree to be evacuated

Hevron residents who bought house agree to court request to evacuate their home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 7:18 PM

Court rules PA must pay huge sum to 2003 terror victim's family

Supreme Court orders PA compensate family for murder by teenage terrorist who had just returned from PA's 'body and weapons training camp'.Ido ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 7:04 PM

Supreme Court: City must remove 'modesty' signs

Supreme Court orders Beit Shemesh to remove signs demanding women dress modestly.JTA, 12/6/2017, 8:29 AM

'Unprecedented disrespect for the Supreme Court'

State informs Supreme Court it will only demolish part of illegal Arab outpost in Judea, despite petition calling for complete demolition.Ido Ben Porat, 11/23/2017, 7:58 PM

Supreme Court issues temporary injunction against Arab outpost

Court issues interim order against illegal Arab outpost construction near Beit Iksa, close to Tel Aviv-Jerusalem railway bridge .Mordechai Sones, 11/13/2017, 7:29 PM

Gush Etzion residents: We will fight, even physically

Residents of Netiv Ha'avot plan to fortify themselves in a carpentry shop, fight physically with those who come to destroy their homes.Chana Roberts, 11/10/2017, 7:58 AM

'Returning terrorists' bodies is immoral'

Family of missing IDF soldier Oron Shaul says returning terrorists' bodies is an 'immoral' concession until Hamas returns soldiers' bodies.Orly Harari, 11/4/2017, 7:30 PM

'A slippery slope towards harming Shabbat throughout the state'

Chief Rabbinate says Shabbat, one of the most important issues in Judaism, cannot be ruled upon by Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2017, 5:43 PM

MK Gafni threatens coalition crisis if Shabbat bill not passed

Haredi MK demands state take action to restore status quo after Supreme Court permits Shabbat desecration by businesses in Tel Aviv.Gary Willig, 10/27/2017, 12:03 PM

'We will not allow Israel to be a 24/7 state'

MK Yoav Ben Tzur blasts Supreme Court for ruling that supermarkets in Tel Aviv can open on Shabbat.Benny Tocker, 10/27/2017, 3:37 AM

'My house is your house'

President Rivlin meets with south Tel Aviv residents demonstrating outside his residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 8:07 PM

Esther Hayut sworn-in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

PM, President, and MKs attend swearing-in ceremony of new Supreme Court head, speak of need to prevent judicial overreach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 6:38 PM

Religious Justices: 'Shabbat is queen'

Religious Supreme Court justices oppose Tel Aviv supermarket ruling. 'Shabbat is the concept around which everyone can unite.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 2:57 PM

'Supreme Court's decision is anti-religious'

Health Minister slams Chief Justice's final ruling, allowing businesses to open on Shabbat. 'Rights of thousands of workers trampled.'Chana Roberts, 10/26/2017, 1:04 PM

Inside Netanyahu's new plan to deport infiltrators

PM signs agreements with African leaders allowing Israel to deport recalcitrant illegal immigrants, circumvent Supreme Court ruling.David Rosenberg, 10/25/2017, 12:23 PM

'Supreme Court is striking down laws left and right'

Jewish Home chief slams 'judicial revolution' and activist Supreme Court, claims court has gotten used to running roughshod over Knesset.David Rosenberg, 10/24/2017, 10:45 AM

'An attempt to weaken the protectors of democracy'

Israeli president speaks at opening of Knesset winter session, slams attempts to 'intimidate, weaken' Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 5:08 PM

Politicians blast Supreme Court ruling on Gush Etzion

Politicians from the right blast Supreme Court for ruling that Netiv Ha'avot homes must be completely demolished by March of 2018.Hezki Baruch, 10/23/2017, 12:02 AM

Supreme Court: Destroy Gush Etzion homes completely

Court demands homes in Netiv Ha'avot be totally demolished despite only small parts of the homes being located on private Arab land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 10:49 PM

'State Attorney's Office is a branch of the Jewish Home party'

Haaretz slams Justice Minister for dictating her positions on Judea and Samaria to them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2017, 9:59 AM

PA Arabs lobby Supreme Court to block new Jewish town

PArab petitioners looking to prevent establishment of new town in Samaria to house now-homeless former residents of Amona.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 4:00 PM

Right-wing activists praise decision to allow left-wing protests

Leaders of 'Otzma Yehudit' party say decision to allow left-wing protests outside A-G's home will extend to right-wing demonstrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 6:03 PM

Supreme Court: Left-wing protest doesn't need a permit

'Court says no limits to be placed on protests outside home of Attorney General. 'No mention of distress caused to local residents.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 4:06 PM

Poll: Rightists, secular Jews most attached to Israel

Survey says Israelis see right-wingers, secular Jews as identifying strongest with Israel. Arabs, haredi Jews seen as least attached.David Rosenberg, 10/6/2017, 10:37 AM

Waqf: Temple Mount is exclusively for Muslims

Waqf says 'Zionist courts have no right to issue orders over Al Aksa Mosque' following ban on soccer games at Judaism's holiest site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2017, 11:44 PM

Challenging Rabbinate, Tzohar certifies Four Species as Kosher

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization certifies four species as Kosher for the first time, ahead of new Kashrut label launch.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2017, 4:44 PM

Guide to the Perplexed: Israel's Supreme Court

A brief summary of the reasons for the pervading feeling in Israel that there is a need to change the rules regarding Supreme Court activity - while respecting the centrality of the judiciary in the only Jewish - and democratic - state. Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2017, 3:07 PM

Supreme Court justice attends Gush Etzion event despite boycott

Despite court ruling against sending representative to jubilee ceremony, one justice attended anyway - though not in an official capacity.Tal Polon, 10/3/2017, 12:04 PM

MK Glick to Supreme Court: Let us ascend Temple Mount

Yehuda Glick asks court to allow MKs to visit holiest site in Judaism over Succot holiday, slams PM for reneging on promises over Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2017, 3:27 PM

Police to clarify policy regarding soccer on Temple Mount

Visitors to Temple Mount complain Arab soccer games desecrate site, lawyer says Supreme Court ordered no soccer on Temple Mount.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 10/2/2017, 1:11 PM

Regavim: Our petition achieved its purpose

Court rejects petition demanding it send representative to jubilee event, but 'problematic conduct of Israel’s judiciary in the spotlight.'Tal Polon, 9/28/2017, 1:15 AM

Supreme Court rules in favor of Supreme Court

Court rejects petition demanding that it send a representative to official jubilee celebrations of Jewish return to Judea and Samaria.Uzi Baruch, 9/27/2017, 7:44 PM

Justice Minister to Chief Justice: You violated statehood

Ayelet Shaked writes to Miriam Naor, decrying court's boycott of state ceremony marking jubilee of Jewish return to Judea and Samaria.Ido ben Porat, 9/27/2017, 5:25 PM

'What does political bias smell like, Ms. Chief Justice?'

Supreme Court Chief Justice defends refusal to attend official state ceremony in Gush Etzion celebrating 50 years since liberation of Judea.Gary Willig, 9/27/2017, 4:27 PM

Coalition to legislate new haredi draft law

Coalition heads agree Tuesday to legislate a new law regulating the haredi draft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2017, 5:25 PM

Supreme Court to boycott Judea and Samaria jubilee

Israel's Supreme Court will not send representatives to event celebrating 50th anniversary of Jewish return to Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 9/26/2017, 1:11 PM

'Nationality Law' in exchange for Supreme Court bypass law?

Haredi parties condition their support of the 'Nationality Law' on approving legislation to advance Supreme Court bypass law.Tzvi Lev, 9/25/2017, 10:38 AM

Judge slams petition to force police to investigate PM

Supreme Court rejects petition to force investigations against PM Netanyahu in submarine affair. 'Court does not replace law enforcement.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2017, 6:33 PM

'Supreme Court is the last sanctuary for the weak'

Finance Minister Kahlon says proposal to limit Supreme Court's power will 'destroy democracy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 12:14 PM

State will not implement Western Wall deal

The State told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it will not hold another debate on whether to implement Western Wall outline.Tzvi Lev, 9/19/2017, 3:13 PM

25% of petitions to Supreme Court relate to Judea and Samaria

In 87% of all cases sides come to an agreement on their own, without court intervention.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 9/18/2017, 8:53 AM

'Supreme Court has overstepped its authority - this must stop'

Education Minister lays out plan to curtain judicial activism by Supreme Court, restore balance to Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/17/2017, 7:58 PM

Shaked: Netanyahu will back limits on Supreme Court

Justice Minister promotes new plan to restrain Supreme Court: 'We will also sit with Kulanu and I want to believe we will reach consensus.'Mordechai Sones, 9/17/2017, 7:07 PM