Monsey attacker could face the death penalty

Federal prosecutor says Grafton Thomas could face the death penalty if critically wounded victim dies.Elad Benari, 1/14/2020, 3:59 AM

Lawyers of Pittsburgh shooter argue against death penalty

Lawyers for Robert Bowers claim his potential death sentence is unconstitutional.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 6:40 AM

Execution date set for Jewish death row inmate in Texas

Jewish prisoner who accused sentencing judge of anti-Semitism given date for execution.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/10/2019, 8:42 AM

Accosted woman takes matter into her own hands, teaching lesson

Sometimes an insult alone may be grievous enough to deserve swift retribution in the form of corporeal punishment. Opinion.Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2019, 10:22 PM

'This is terrorism, not pedophilia'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Liberman demands death penalty for man who raped 7-year-old.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 4:25 PM

'Serious mistake not to allow the death penalty'

Family of soldier killed when terrorist threw marble slab on his head slams army for refusing to request death penalty for son's killer.Eliran Aharon, 6/12/2019, 4:12 PM

Saudi teen facing execution for 'crimes" he commited at age 10

'It's appalling that he is facing execution for offenses that include gov't protests while he was just 10,' Amnesty International says.Sara Rubenstein, 6/10/2019, 9:22 PM

Signs in Jerusalem: Death penalty now

Activists from Im Tirtzu hang signs across Jerusalem calling for the death penalty for terrorists in wake of murder of Ori Ansbacher.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2019, 4:04 AM

MK Ilatov to Benny Begin: 'You need to be dealt with'

During Knesset Constitution Committee debate MK Ilatov speaks against MK Benny Begin who opposes death penalty for terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 11/27/2018, 4:22 PM

'We're speculating with our children's blood'

Bereaved parents demand vote for terrorist death penalty: 'We could've saved lives of 100 people if death penalty was imposed on terrorists'Hezki Baruch, 11/27/2018, 4:00 PM

Likud freezes 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

Coalition Chairman instructs committee not to hold vote on Yisrael Beytenu's bill seeking to make it easier to execute terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 11/20/2018, 2:54 PM

Begin rips 'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill

Likud MK and son of former Prime Minister calls death penalty bill 'harmful and foolish proposal', vows to vote against it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 3:08 PM

Death penalty for terrorists: 'I don't believe Liberman'

Bereaved father sick of promises, no longer believes politicians. 'We don't speak language of Middle East and it costs in blood.'Benny Tocker, 11/6/2018, 3:17 PM

Security chief opposes 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

Shin Bet internal security agency chief Nadav Argaman says death penalty won't deter terrorists, warns situation in PA 'highly unstable'.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2018, 1:01 PM

Liberman: 'We won't stop until the mission is completed'

Bill to be brought Wednesday for discussion in Law Committee ahead of Knesset's approval in first reading. DM: 'We won't give up.'Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2018, 9:10 AM

Energy Minister promises to block death penalty for terrorists

Yuval Steinitz refers to Gaza situation and attempts to consolidate calm: 'Possible to reach arrangement without bodies of Goldin and Shaul'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2018, 6:36 PM

Netanyahu okays 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

Following pressure from Bennett, PM gives green light to bill making it easier for terrorists convicted of murder to be executed.Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 9:48 AM

Prosecutors to seek death penalty for Pittsburgh shooter

Federal prosecutors seeking approval to pursue the death penalty against Robert Bowers.Elad Benari, 10/29/2018, 4:06 AM

'Leadership cut off from people of Israel'

MK Oren Hazan attacks helplessness in face of terror, calls on government to act hard against terrorists including collective punishment.Yoni Kempinski, 10/8/2018, 7:49 PM

Bereaved family boycotts murder trial

Family of Staff Sergeant Ronen Lubarsky boycotts murder trial for terrorist after understanding that terrorist won't get the death penalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2018, 10:21 AM

Terror victim's family storms out of court during trial

Father and brother of murdered soldier Ronen Lubarsky protest terrorist's trial with judges who cannot sentence him to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 3:19 PM

DM: Terrorist who slaughters a family shouldn't go home

Diplomatic-Security Cabinet discusses bill to sentence terrorists to death.Ido Ben Porat, 7/25/2018, 10:20 AM

'Japan also executes terrorists'

Yisrael Beytenu MK pushes bill mandating death sentence for terrorists, points out human rights organizations' hypocrisy.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2018, 11:51 AM

Bereaved brother demands death penalty for terrorist

Brother of Ronen Lubasrky, killed when terrorist threw a marble block at his head: family of terrorist has received NIS 4 million from PA.Benny Toker, 7/4/2018, 6:22 PM

'Only the terrorist's death can save soldiers' lives'

Family of soldier Ronen Lubarsky, killed during recent operation, demands military advocate seek death penalty for Ronen's murderer.Yoni Kempinski, 7/3/2018, 1:30 PM

Prosecutors to seek death penalty for Florida shooter

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Nikolas Cruz, who is accused of carrying out the massacre in Parkland.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2018, 4:42 AM

Halamish widow infuriated terrorist did not get death penalty

'I thought this murder shocked the country. Slowly, it dawned on me that they didn't really mean it.'Tzvi Lev, 2/16/2018, 12:15 AM

Lebanese man sentenced to death for rape, murder of UK diplomat

Court sentences 41-year-old Uber driver to death after British diplomat found strangled to death in Beirut after being sexually assaulted.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2018, 11:03 PM

Yisrael Beytenu MK: Sentence the escaped terrorist to death

MK Robert Ilatov says terrorist's escape proves terrorists do not want to die, hopes 'cowardly' terrorist will not enjoy '5-star hotel.'Chana Roberts, 1/19/2018, 2:13 PM

Arab connection to Jerusalem: Fake News

Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains why Gaza electricity renewal is logical step following US defunding of UNRWA. 'Egypt fed up with Palestinians'Rafael Levi and Mordechai Sones, 1/9/2018, 12:15 AM

Chief Rabbi speaks out against death penalty for terrorists

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef says death penalty to terrorists law is against halakha, would endanger Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2018, 1:56 AM

'The Arabs stand there and laugh at us'

Dr. Hagi Ben-Artzi explains the difference between Jewish and Arab terror, protests the 'joke' of Israeli jail sentences.Benny Tucker, 1/6/2018, 11:34 PM

'We don't need death penalty, we need to eliminate terrorists'

Middle East expert Dr. David Bukay opines that bringing terrorists to trial in Israel is a waste of money.Benny Tocker, 1/5/2018, 4:06 AM

'Death penalty to terrorists law is superfluous'

Former Judea and Samaria military prosecutor: Bill to impose death penalty on terrorists is superfluous because the option already exists.Benny Tocker, 1/5/2018, 2:06 AM

Terror victim group: 'Death penalty law is just a spin'

Head of terror victim's group says 'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill unnecessary. 'We already have the ability to impose death penalty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 2:56 PM

Former Shin Bet head opposes death penalty for terrorists

'Even today, we can sentence a terrorist to death. Endless discussions will lead to kidnappings,' asserts ex security chief Yoram Cohen.Ido Ben Porat, 1/4/2018, 12:08 PM

'Death penalty for Jews? Pathetic'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir slams PM for suggesting death penalty law intended for terrorists could be used against Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2018, 7:31 PM

EU blasts Israel over death penalty for terrorists bill

Hours after bill easing conditions for imposing death penalty on terrorist murderers passes first vote, EU slams 'inhuman' punishment.'David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 7:09 PM

'Terrorist death penalty law will lead to wave of kidnappings'

Security agency warns that death penalty bill will encourage terrorists to kidnap Jews around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2018, 6:04 PM

'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill passes first Knesset vote

Despite refusal of haredi MKs to join coalition for vote, bill making it easier for courts to condemn terrorists to death passes first vote.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 4:52 PM

Defense Minister storms out of Knesset meeting

Haredi parties condition support for death penalty for terrorists on Yisrael Beytenu's support of law closing supermarkets on Shabbat.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2018, 11:51 AM

Haredim may torpedo terrorist death penalty bill

Haredi parties debate supporting bill allowing death penalty for terrorists.Michal Levi, 1/3/2018, 10:03 AM

Bereaved father: My daughter's murderer is living it up

Father of Esther Kleiman, who was killed in a shooting attack in 2002, calls prison for terrorists an 'injustice,' pushes for execution.Benny Tucker, 12/30/2017, 9:35 PM

'Jewish blood is not cheap - execute the terrorist!'

'I urge the judges to show courage and condemn this terrorist to death,' says Defense Minister. 'Jewish blood is not cheap.'David Rosenberg, 12/27/2017, 9:30 AM

Bereaved families: 'We must prevent the next murder'

'Choose Life' forum of bereaved families at Yisrael Beytenu meeting on death penalty for terrorists: 'Do everything to prevent terror'Mordechai Sones, 12/25/2017, 5:41 PM

Iranian convicted of spying for Israel sentenced to death

Iranian Supreme Court sentences professor at Belgian University to death for allegedly spying for Israel.JTA, 12/25/2017, 3:55 PM

UN calls on Iran not to execute alleged 'Mossad spy'

UN human rights experts say trial of Belgium professor accused of spying for Israel featured numerous violations of his rights.AFP, 12/20/2017, 7:33 PM

'We already have a death penalty for terrorists'

Amid efforts to pass terrorist death penalty, MK notes such a law already exists - but is not applied. 'Terrorists know they will be freed.'Shimon Cohen, 12/19/2017, 12:42 PM

Knesset to vote on death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu's death penalty for terrorists law approved by coalition leaders' forum and will be voted upon by the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2017, 11:37 PM

Yisrael Beytenu to Likud: Push death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says cornerstone of party's coalition agreement is legislation that terrorists be put to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 11:05 AM

'Death penalty won't deter terrorists'

Hanegbi to Arutz Sheva: Deporting terrorists' families most effective. 'Death for someone who is willing to die is not a deterrent.'Eliran Aharon, 11/22/2017, 10:37 PM

Report: Netanyahu prevented advance of terrorist death penalty

PM publicly supported death penalty for terrorists at condolence visit, two days after reportedly thwarting a proposal to advance the issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 9:31 AM

'Time for Defense Minister to deliver on death penalty promise'

Bereaved parents of terror victims demand Avigdor Liberman fulfill his promise to pursue death penalty for terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2017, 10:28 AM

'They only understand force; we shall evince deterrence'

MK Nava Boker prepares bill to allow death sentence for terrorists in civil court rather than military court.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2017, 5:13 PM

'Time to deport the parents of terrorists to Gaza'

Tova Salomon, who lost her husband, son and daughter in the Halamish attack, comments on the IDF destroying the terrorist's home.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2017, 7:46 PM

No death penalty for Halamish terrorist

Despite PM's backing death penalty for terrorist who slaughtered three Israelis in Halamish, army prosecutor to seek only jail term.David Rosenberg, 8/4/2017, 12:04 PM

Poll: 70% of Jewish Israelis support terrorist death penalty

New poll finds that a solid majority of Jewish Israelis are in favor of death penalty for terrorists who murder civilians and soldiers.Tal Polon, 8/2/2017, 7:54 PM