Ban on importing and marketing Juul

Final order prohibiting marketing and import of electronic cigarette in Israel signed today for risk of addiction due to high nicotine rate.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 3:16 AM

French ban on smartphones in schools

Education Minister: 'Our main role is to protect children and adolescents. It is a fundamental role of education, and this law allows it.'Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2018, 11:01 PM

Leading haredi rabbis ban use and sale of smartwatches

Rabbis ban use of smartwatch, ruling that those who sell it 'take part in causing the public to sin.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2018, 12:52 PM

Conservative Movement upholds intermarriage ban

Movement leaders announce they will maintain ban on interfaith marriages, but will welcome couples who are already intermarried.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 11:22 AM

Ex-marine sent home from Iraq after Facebook video goes viral

US contractor in Iraq sent home after FB video supporting Trump travel ban goes viral.Chana Roberts, 2/11/2017, 8:35 PM

Full debate: Attorneys argue travel ban

Justice Department argues case to reinstate President Trump's travel ban to appeals court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 11:28 AM

Appeals court rejects request to reinstate travel ban

Appeals court rejects Justice Department's request to reinstate US President Trump's travel ban.Chana Roberts, 2/5/2017, 11:43 AM

Trump: What is our country coming to?

Trump responds to Department of Homeland Security's actions, slams judge for overriding entrance ban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2017, 11:36 PM

US ex-Marine in Iraq speaks about Trump ban in viral video

US ex-Marine in Iraq posts viral video about 'what's actually happening on the ground,' supports Trump travel ban.Guy Cohen, Chana Roberts, 2/4/2017, 9:29 PM

Trump slams federal judge who ruled against travel ban

US President calls judge who ruled against ban 'so-called judge,' says his ruling is 'ridiculous.'Chana Roberts, 2/4/2017, 7:48 PM

Starbucks: We'll hire 10,000 refugees

Starbucks CEO says he 'hears the alarm' people are sounding, promises to help Mexicans, hire refugees.Chana Roberts, 1/30/2017, 11:36 AM

Canada welcomes refugees stranded by Trump ban

Canadian PM, Immigration Minister, reassure refugees they won't be stranded.Chana Roberts, 1/30/2017, 10:40 AM

Thousands protest Trump ban at JFK

Thousands protest ban on immigrants, refugees, shout 'racists out, refugees in,' 'let them in.'Guy Cohen, 1/29/2017, 9:22 AM

Refugees detained at US airports after Trump's order

Arab passengers who boarded planes prior to Trump's new ban unpleasantly surprised upon landing in US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2017, 9:01 PM

Iran: Trump's ban a 'flagrant insult' to entire Muslim world

Iran announces reciprocal ban on US citizens traveling to Iran, denounces US ban as "flagrant insult" to entire Islamic world.Chana Roberts, 1/28/2017, 8:23 PM

Bnei Brak: Rabbis ban eating on the run

Local rabbis blast discount fast food chains for 'swindling the public into common behavior.'Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2015, 2:49 PM

Petition to Allow Real-Time, Live Broadcast of PM's Speech

Will Israelis get to hear Netanyahu speak to Congress on Iran nuclear deal in real time, or will censorship stand?Yaakov Levi, 2/19/2015, 8:32 PM

French Journalist Banned for Remarks Against Muslims

Journalist barred from news channel for saying Muslims 'forced French out,' keep in insular communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2014, 5:44 PM

Danino Vows to Ban Nationalist MKs from Ascending Temple Mount

Police Commissioner refuses to back down from statements supporting discriminatory 'status quo' on Judaism's holiest site.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2014, 2:12 PM

Iranian-British Woman Jailed for Attending Volleyball Game

Ghoncheh Ghavami was sentenced by Iranian court to a year in jail for protesting the ban on women from attending sporting events.Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 2:18 PM

Poland Will Hold Hearing On Ritual Slaughter Ban

The Jewish community hopes the discussion will clarify once and for all whether or not kosher slaughter is legal in Poland.Cynthia Blank, 10/27/2014, 6:43 PM

EU Officials Weighing 'Settler Travel Ban' to Press Israel

European diplomats looking at ways to subvert trade agreement and bank cooperation as 'diplomatic war' on Israel ratchets up a level.Ari Yashar, 10/14/2014, 5:11 PM

Jewish Groups React to Possible Jewish Defense League Ban

French Jewish leaders distance themselves from controversial group, but also question why violent pro-Palestinian groups do not face a ban.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2014, 7:42 PM

Malaysian Court Upholds Ban on Non-Muslims Using 'Allah'

Lengthy legal battle over proper use of word, which simply means 'God' in Malay, sparks debate on freedom of religion, press.Tova Dvorin, 6/23/2014, 5:18 PM

Turkish Court Overturns Twitter Ban

Ankara court orders lifting of ban on social media site; telecommunication authority has 30 days to comply.Ari Yashar, 3/26/2014, 8:05 PM

Egyptian Court Bans Hamas

Hamas furious, blames move as 'serving the Occupation.'Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 1:36 PM

Rare Manuscript Offers Unique Look at Hassidism's Beginnings

Only existing copy of pakshevil (wall poster) from mid-late 1800s publicizing ban by Vilna Gaon will be on auction in late January.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2014, 6:09 PM

Angola Denies it Banned Islam

Angolan officials deny reports that the African nation had banned Islam, begun demolishing mosques.Ari Soffer, 11/26/2013, 4:07 PM

Angola Becomes 'First Country to Ban Islam'

Southern African nation reportedly bans Islam and orders the demolition of mosques in the country.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2013, 1:30 PM

Violence Spreads over Face Veil Ban in France

At least 20 cars were torched and four people arrested in a second night of rioting after French police enforced a ban on the face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 7/23/2013, 12:13 AM

ADL: PA Got ‘Free Pass’ From EU

The Anti-Defamation League says the European Union gave the Palestinian Authority a 'free pass' with its new ban on Israeli institutions.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2013, 9:12 AM

Israeli Peppers Enrage Shoppers at Lebanese Supermarket

The Lebanese army received calls from distressed shoppers, after several items made in Israel were found on supermarket shelves. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 5:44 PM

'It's No Longer Tenable to be Jew' in Academics, Says Professor

A math teacher at largest trade union of higher education in UK: "[I]t is no longer tenable to be a Jew in UCU".Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 11:42 PM

Ireland to Use EU Presidency to Advance 'Settlement' Ban

Ireland is planning to utilize its upcoming term as President of the Council of EU to advance ban on products made in Judea and Samaria.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/11/2012, 11:39 AM

Top Egyptian Cleric Calls for Global Ban on Islam Attacks

Egypt's top Muslim cleric on Saturday called for an international ban on all forms of attacks against Islam.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/19/2012, 10:20 AM

Algerian Minister Denounced Over Invitation to Pro-Israel Singer

Algerian Minister of Communications faced harsh criticism for inviting expatriate Jewish singer Enrico Macias to visit the country. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/15/2012, 3:28 PM

'Draconian' Cigarette Ad Law One of the World's Toughest

The Health Ministry plans to propose a law that would entail nearly a complete ban on the advertising of cigarettes.David Lev, 9/2/2011, 12:37 AM