High Court: Supporters of divorce refusal will be penalized

The High Court rejected a petition by a father who persuaded his son to refuse a divorce to his wife and was penalized by Rabbinical Court.Reut Hadar, 3/20/2017, 8:51 PM

High Court rejects Ofra petition - houses to be demolished

Justices reject Ofra residents request to seal rather than demolish 9 homes, approve destruction of houses.Reut Hadar, 2/27/2017, 5:51 PM

'These are Amona's children-listen to them!'

15-year-old Adi Yahav expressed hopes and frustrations of Amona's children who can't understand why Knesset can't pass a just law for them.Eliran Aharon, 1/30/2017, 10:29 PM

Regavim petition led to demolition of illegal Arab structures

A petition by Regavim led to the destruction of illegal Arab structures in the Tekoa region by the Civil Administration.Yoel Domb, 1/5/2017, 10:37 PM

Amona: We are completely obligated to the agreement

Denying reports to the contrary, Amona residents emphasize: We are totally obligated to the agreement which we reached with the government.Yoel Domb, 12/22/2016, 9:42 AM

High Court demands guarantees from Amona residents

The High Court is demanding Amona residents commit to peaceful evacuation even before it discusses state's request to postpone evacuation.Yoel Domb, 12/21/2016, 8:45 PM

Arabs erect illegal outpost,Civil Administration ignores it

Adjacent to place where terror attacks occurred, Arabs erect illegal outpost. Civil Administration conveniently ignores it.Netanel Katz, 12/20/2016, 4:37 PM

'High Court President crossed the line'

MK Nurit Koren says President of High Court crossed line by forbidding candidates for High Court from meeting with politicians.Hezki Baruch, 12/14/2016, 7:26 PM

Justice Barak: Democracy in danger if power of courts reduced

Former Chief Justice Aharon Barak is convinced that High Court has not overstepped on political issues and is the protector of democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2016, 6:30 PM

Derech Haim movement campaigns against High Court

Movement that aims to integrate Torah into government campaigns against High Court. 'This is immoral, undemocratic and certainly un-Jewish.'Eliran Aharon, 12/8/2016, 2:15 PM

Liberman: Defense establishment faces 'legal war of attrition'

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman(Yisrael Beiteinu) says defense establishment dealing with 260 High Court petitions in Judea and Samaria .Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2016, 11:50 AM

'Land exchanges could provide legal backing for Regulation Law'

Former judge Oded Moderick feels that land exchanges, and not monetary compensation, could confer legitimacy on the Regulation Law.Yoel Domb, 12/8/2016, 11:25 AM

High Court allows delay in destruction of Gush Etzion memorial

The High Court agreed to delay the destruction of a memorial for fallen IDF soldiers in Gush Etzion, cites sensitivity towards families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 8:49 PM

MK Shaked: Previous governments gave courts idiotic answers

Justice Minister says Amona crisis caused by previous governments giving idiotic answers to High Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 6:04 PM

High Court says Temple Mount restraining orders illegal

High Court ruled that police regulations do not allow them to prevent people from ascending Temple Mount without signing prior commitment.Yoel Domb, 12/7/2016, 4:20 PM

Bennett: Regulation Law 'gives security to 500,000 residents'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett(Jewish Home) shocked that journalists recorded army officers, convinced Regulation Package the best moveIdo Ben Porat, 12/6/2016, 11:35 AM

Will High Court stop appeal in Supreme Rabbinical Court?

The High Court ordered the Supreme Rabbinical Court to respond to a petition against an appeal taking place in the Rabbinical Court.Yoel Domb, 12/1/2016, 1:50 PM

Shaked: Appoint judges based on their value systems

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks out against the Supreme Court's tendency for judicial activism.Hezki Baruch, 11/24/2016, 1:00 PM

Rabbi Karim: 'I never said soldiers are permitted to rape'

Rabbi Eyal Karim responds to allegations that he said it is permitted for IDF soldiers to rape enemy women based on biblical text.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 8:31 PM

Sephardic Chief Rabbi: Do not censor the Torah.

Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef asked to respond to petition against IDF chief rabbi's appointment.Yoel Domb, 11/22/2016, 3:06 PM

High Court postpones evacuation of - illegal Bedouin settlement

The High Court postpones evacuation of illegal Bedouin settlement Oum el-Hiran, stating that alternative accommodations have not been found.Nitsan Keidar, 11/22/2016, 2:50 PM

Interior Minister slams court for delaying Karim appointment

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri attacks High Court for delaying IDF chief rabbi's appointment, stating that what rabbi meant was obvious.Arutz Sheva staff, 11/22/2016, 2:09 PM

State: Rabbi Karim the right man for the job

The state responds to petition against Rabbi Eyal Karim's appointment as IDF chief rabbi, stating he is 'the right man in the right place'.Yoel Domb, 11/22/2016, 12:47 PM

Will Supreme Court order terrorist home demolitions - for Jews?

The High Court expresses opinion in favor of demolishing Jewish terrorists houses, rejects state claims that this would not deter terrorism.Shimon Cohen, 11/22/2016, 11:28 AM

Government to destroy monument to fallen IDF soldiers

The Civil Administration is preparing to demolish monument to IDF soldiers despite legal and political efforts to stave off destruction.Shimon Cohen, 11/22/2016, 9:09 AM

MK Benny Begin(Likud): I will vote against Regulation Law

LIkud MK Benny Begin says he will vote against the proposed Regulation Law Wednesday as it is a "poor solution" to the Amona issue.Yoel Domb, 11/15/2016, 9:26 AM

Tourism Minister: High Court insulted the GSS

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin(Likud) claimed that the High Court acted contemptuously towards the GSS request to delay Amona evacuation.Chezky Baruch, 11/15/2016, 8:55 AM

Defense Ministry allocates 90 million NIS for Amona evacuation

Defense Ministry earmarks 90 million shekels for Amona evacuation after High Court decision to reject state's appeal for delay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 10:25 PM

Attorney General slams revised Amona Law

Attorney General says state must obey ruling of High Court to destroy Amona and legislation to save town is illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 9:18 PM

"The hand that will evacuate Amona is your hand."

Residents of Amona meet to discuss High Court's refusal to delay the destruction of their homes, sayig PM is responsible for their fate.Gary Willig, 11/14/2016, 7:24 PM

Netanyahu: We are aware of Amona's plight

PM says state continuing to seek to help Amona residents after High Court refuses to delay destruction of town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 5:18 PM

Smotrich: High Court's Amona decision "cold and callous"

MK Betzalel Smotrich(Jewish Home) described the High Court's decision to reject postponement of Amona evacuation as "cold and callous".Yoel Domb, 11/14/2016, 3:30 PM

High Court rejects Amona delay

High Court rejects Amona delayArutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 3:25 PM

MK Gueta (Shas) slams Shaked for lack of Mizrahi justices

MK Yigal Gueta (Shas) sparred with Justice Minister over the lack of prospective Mizrahi candidates for the High Court of Justice.Yoel Domb, 11/10/2016, 12:10 PM

Rabbi Berland to remain in custody

High court judge Yoram Danziger ruled that Shuvu Banim leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland will remain in custody until the end of proceedings.Yoel Domb, 11/9/2016, 8:19 PM

Yesh Din: No delay for Amona destruction

Leftist organization which filed the original case against the town of Amona rejects the state's request for a delay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 5:56 PM

Compromise for controversial Supreme Court reform

Deputy Defense Minister proposes compromise where number of votes required to approve judge to High Court be reduced to 6 instead of 5.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2016, 4:16 PM

'You have placed a gun on the table'

Chief Justice Miriam Naor struck back at the new legislative attempt to curb the power of the Supreme Court.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 11/3/2016, 10:46 AM

Hotovely: Government not continuing Peres' legacy

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely says Israel has legitimate right to enlarge existing communities in Judea and Samaria and thus solve Amona problem.Yoel Domb, 10/6/2016, 8:25 AM

Shaked: We will not see police horses in Ofra

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said that she is committed to normalizing homes slated for demolition in the town of Ofra.Hezki Baruch, Eliran Aharon, 9/27/2016, 11:35 AM

Ofra residents protest near PM's office

Schools in Ofra launch strike over planned demolitions in community as residents protest in Jerusalem.Shimon Cohen, 9/27/2016, 10:34 AM

Bennett: We will stop all judicial attempts to uproot Jews

Education Minister optimistic about finding solution for Amona; says High Court has overstepped its bounds.Ido Ben Porat, 9/20/2016, 3:56 PM

MK Koren: We will choose judges who share our outlook

MK Nurit Koren, a member of the Judicial Selection Committee, attacks High Court and vows that future appointments will be different.Yoel Domb, 9/20/2016, 4:15 AM

Anarchists heckle Knesset Land of Israel Lobby south of Hevron

Members of the Knesset's  Land of Israel Caucus touring the Har Hevron regional council and were assaulted and heckled by anarchists.Yoel Domb, 9/19/2016, 8:00 PM

Who's protecting the Henkins' murderers?

The Im Tirtzu movement protested against the Center for Defence of the Individual who petitioned to prevent demolishing terrorist houses.Yoel Domb, 9/14/2016, 3:51 PM

Could the Supreme Court rule in favor of reform prayer at Kotel?

In the opinion of Professor Aviad Hakohen, the Supreme Court may take up the issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 11:42 AM

Supreme Court: Why hasn't Kotel plan been executed?

Court rips government for failure to implement its decision to create a prayer space for Reform movement in Kotel Plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 12:39 PM

Netanyahu in Holland: We stand for the same values

PM Netanyahu discussed his meeting with the Dutch premier, a possible meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, and the Supreme Court's decision.Hezki Baruch - the Hague, 9/6/2016, 6:55 PM

Supreme Court: PM cannot prohibit railroad work on Shabbat

High Court issues interim order barring Prime Minister from preventing railroad work on Shabbat, saying it is Labor Minister's prerogative.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 9/6/2016, 4:33 PM

High Court: Money from Dirani's home will not be returned

The High Court rejects Mustafa Dirani petiton to cancel confiscation order by which money was taken from his house 22 years ago.Amotz Shapira, 9/4/2016, 6:11 PM

High Court rules private kashrut is illegal

Judges accept Chief Rabbinate's position over attorney general; Chief Rabbi Lau: 'fictitious alternative kashrut certificates avoided.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 6/6/2016, 3:50 PM

Grandfather to pay child support after father fled to Uman

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

High Court opposes demolishing terrorists' homes

Demolition of homes of 2 terrorists involved in murder of Henkin couple postponed, because they were 'second circle' terrorists.Reut Hadar, 4/20/2016, 1:48 PM

Supreme Court protecting terrorists’ homes

Judges dismiss orders for demolishing homes of Arab terrorists responsible for the death of Alexander Levlovich on Rosh Hasahana eve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2016, 10:43 PM

High Court: Private conversions recognized for citizenship

Chief Rabbi slams giving official recognition to 'unsupervised pirate conversion industry,' MK Smotrich vows to draft a bill against it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 6:46 PM

High Court approves demolition of terrorist's home

High Court rejects petition by the family of the terrorist who killed Binyamin Ya'akobovitz in a car ramming attack near Hevron.Ido Ben Porat, 2/29/2016, 3:15 AM

Victim's sister: Destroying terrorist's home 'not about revenge'

Sister of rabbi gunned down in deadly Gush Etzion attack says she's fighting to ensure 'less people go through what we're going through.'Eliran Aharon, 2/10/2016, 5:31 PM