Jerusalem District Court

'An end to ridiculous Supreme Court rulings'

Attorney Nati Rom hails precedent-setting decision allowing growth of Samaria town.Eliran Aharon, 9/2/2018, 4:17 PM

'A strategically important ruling'

Justice Minister Shaked praises court decision declaring residents of Samaria town owners of their land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 9:25 PM

Court grants Samaria residents right to their town

Jerusalem District Court rules residents of Mitzpe Kramim are the legal owners of their land under 'Market ouvert' clause.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2018, 8:24 PM

9 'Matmidim' members busted for defrauding state of millions

Jerusalem court convicts nine haredim for inflating a number of students studying at a Yeshiva in order to obtain fraudulent benefits.Tzvi Lev, 5/6/2018, 5:22 PM

J'lem court to hear appeal of website fined over 'Jewish labor'

District Court to hear appeal today, after site encouraging Jewish labor is fined 40,000 shekels by Magistrates' Court for 'discrimination.'Tal Polon, 3/11/2018, 9:36 AM

Rock-throwers given prison terms for Israeli man's death

Jerusalem Arabs convicted of manslaughter in Alexander Levlovich's death in 2015 get sentences ranging from 8 to 15 years.Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 5:02 PM

A first: Israeli court orders PA to compensate torture victims

Jerusalem court orders PA to compensate torture victims, including a man with a Jewish mother who was tortured to death.Eliran Baruch, 1/22/2018, 6:51 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

Court blocks 'explosive' demolition of illegal Arab homes in Jlm

Jerusalem court halts planned demolition of illegal homes, which are to be leveled with explosive charges.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2017, 4:35 PM

Teen indicted for attacking Arab man who met with Jewish woman

Jerusalem prosecutor indicts Modiin Illit teen for allegedly attacking Arab man who had accompanied a Jewish female co-worker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2017, 4:38 PM

Indictments against 14 haredim over violent demonstrations.

14 indictments submitted against haredim who disrupted public order in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh during violent demonstrations.Michal Levy, 1/24/2017, 3:56 PM

Police outraged at release of terrorist's daughter

Court decides to release the daughter of terrorist who murdered two in shooting last week in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2016, 2:04 PM

'Home birth expert' license revoked

A doctor who presented himself as a "home birth expert" had his license revoked for "negligence" and "conduct unbecoming."Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/21/2016, 9:23 AM

Murder at the grocery store

A family feud seemed to have died down, until Muhamad Alkam stabbed a shopper in his father's store - over a few shekels.Ido ben Porat, 8/2/2016, 11:30 AM

Prison for 5 Arabs who assaulted Jews in Jerusalem

Armon Hanatziv gang found to have targeted Orthodox couples in brutal attacks last June.Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2016, 3:52 PM

Cousin of terror victim: Israelis want justice

More than 150 people arrive at Jerusalem District Court to attend the trial of the terrorist who murdered Shalom Sherki.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2016, 1:49 PM

Explosives, rifles found next to Jerusalem Court

Arab father and son arrested after explosives, rifles and ammo unearthed in their home adjacent to Jerusalem District Court.Oranit Etzer, 11/10/2015, 5:00 PM

Firebomb thrown at Jerusalem district court

Firefighters reveal Molotov cocktail fortunately didn't make it into the building, burned on the stairs near guard booth.Ari Yashar, 11/2/2015, 8:51 AM

'I Looked into the Eyes of My Father's Murderers'

Terror victim Alexander Levlovich's son outraged over decision to prosecute his father's killers on manslaughter charges, and not murder.Benny Toker, 10/15/2015, 2:36 PM

Supreme Court Reduces Hamas Terrorist's Sentence

Today of all days: justices reduce terrorist's sentence for helping ISA, police.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/13/2015, 10:46 PM

Jerusalem Firebomber Indicted for Attacking Police

19-year-old Issawiya resident charged in Jerusalem court with arson and assault for series of firebombings between 2012 and 2014.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/17/2015, 12:57 PM

Israeli Arabs Sentenced in Event Hall Terror Plot

Three terrorists had planned to shoot as many people as possible in crowded Jerusalem wedding hall in 2014.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/15/2015, 5:56 PM

Court Overrules Glick Visits to Temple Mount

Jerusalem District Court accepts appeal against ruling allowing Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick to ascend to holy site once a month.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 6/4/2015, 12:33 PM

Three Bat Ayin Residents Indicted for Assault

Two minors and one 19 year-old accused of throwing rocks at Arab vehicles, vandalizing olive orchards.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 4/28/2015, 1:28 PM

Arab Arsonists Behind Orit London's Death Indicted

The three men who started the revenge fire in Jerusalem that killed Orit London have been indicted on charges of manslaughter and arson.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 2:20 PM

Three Arabs Planned Attack in Hareidi Disguises

Jerusalem District Court convicts three Israeli Arabs for planning attack on event hall in Bayit Vegan, disguised as Jewish guests.Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2015, 2:10 PM

Man Arrested for Threatening Eli Yishai

A man, 25, arrested Monday for threatening MK Eli Yishai was brought to court Thursday, where police requested further detention.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/18/2014, 12:31 PM

Name of Accused Soldier Released

Ben Deri, 21, is the Border Patrol officer accused of shooting a Palestinian boy dead during Nakba riots in May.Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 1:26 PM

Indictment: Arabs Planned to Attack Feiglin, Glick

Arab rioters allegedly planned targeted attack on Likud MK Feiglin, Temple Mount rights activist Glick - the day before Glick was shot.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/29/2014, 6:16 PM

Soldier Indicted for Shooting Palestinian

Border Police soldier indicted for shooting Palestinian boy with live bullet, when he had and was instructed to use rubber bullets.Cynthia Blank, 11/23/2014, 1:19 PM

Twice in Three Days: Arab Ambush at J'lem Court

After family car with seven kids on board assaulted Monday, another Jewish car damaged on same street near court building.Ari Yashar, 10/29/2014, 10:23 AM

Arabs Ambush Car with 7 Kids Near Jerusalem Court

'Silent intifada' rages on as family car with children as young as six months old targeted in potentially lethal hail of rocks.Ari Yashar, 10/27/2014, 1:34 PM

Court Rules PA Liable for Terrorist Murders

In precedent-setting case surrounding murder of three Israelis, Jerusalem court rejects PA's 'statehood' claim as grounds for 'immunity'.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2014, 1:46 PM

Details Emerge in Arab Teen's Murder Investigation

Several of the suspects were involved in other crimes, court statements reveal; some have been sent for psychological evaluation.Tova Dvorin, 7/7/2014, 8:13 PM

Jerusalem Resident Convicted of Working with Hamas

Israeli Arab financially supported terrorist prisoners, harbored plans for future terror attacks. But does the punishment fit the crime?Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 1:04 PM

Terror Cell Nabbed in Issawiya

Terrorists responsible for attacks in the French Hill neighborhood, on Mount Scopus university campus, officials say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2014, 6:33 PM

Suspects Named in Jerusalem Stage Collapse Case

Six parties being charged with criminal negligence and involuntary manslaughter in 2012 lighting pole collapse which killed IDF officer.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 4:55 PM

Sheikh Jailed for Call to 'Block' Jews

Sheikh Raed Salah handed eight month sentence by Jerusalem courthouse; Judge notes defendant's 'substantial criminal record.'Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 2:36 PM

Terrorists Sentenced Over Temple Mount Firebombing

Shua'fat residents sentenced to prison time for firebombing Mount, wounding police officer.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 3:59 PM

Hadassah Doctors to Return to Work

Court approves renewal of Hadassah doctors' malpractice insurance, paves the way for end of strike.Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 12:13 AM

Atty. Ben-Gvir: Police Dept. Only Arrests Jews

Judge orders police to free Beit El Jews accused of rock throwing, community complains of daily attacks by Arabs.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 12:08 PM

Hadassah Hospital Strike: Debts Frozen for 90 Days

Jerusalem District Court moves salary talks behind the strike forward, freezes debt until crisis can be resolved.Tova Dvorin, 2/11/2014, 3:19 PM

Judge Frees Jewish Rescuer

Judge agrees that if he were attacked by armed Arab mob, he would have felt threatened, too.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 10:16 AM

Court Allows Jew to Pray Near Temple Mount

A faithful Jew prays regularly at the gateway to the Temple Mount, and now has the right to do so by court mandate.Chana Ya'ar, 7/3/2013, 2:59 PM

Officer Convicted of Robbery by Intimidation

Judge convicts officer for theft of Bedouin store by carrying gun, not offering to pay.Maayana Miskin, 4/9/2013, 10:05 PM