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A look into the IDF's new detention facility

A look into the IDF's new detention facility

New facility located in Beit Lid camp will replace bases Prison 4 and Prison 6 to be closed.Kobi Finkler, 08/03/2021 19:36
Rare report from inside Iran's prisons

Rare report from inside Iran's prisons

An American recently released from Iranian prison tells of the people he met inside, including an Iranian Jew jailed for visiting Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 18:37
Rapper Kodak Black said he is being denied access to a rabbi in prison

Rapper Kodak Black said he is being denied access to a rabbi in prison

Rapper identifying as a 'Hebrew Israelite' requests access to a rabbi and Torah scrolls amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/09/2020 07:48
Judge orders release of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Judge orders release of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

District judge rules US government violated First Amendment rights of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to stop him from writing a book.Gary Willig, 23/07/2020 20:11
16 months in prison for not preventing Rina Shnerb murder

16 months in prison for not preventing Rina Shnerb murder

Military court approves plea agreement between military prosecution and Issar Hatem Rashid Maruf.Hezki Baruch, 14/07/2020 18:13
The prison parable and the goldene medina

The prison parable and the goldene medina

The inmates were so comfortable in prison that they refused to leave when the walls came down. What is the parable telling us?Tzvi Fishman, 08/06/2020 16:36
Terrorist jailed for firebomb attack dies in Israeli prison

Terrorist jailed for firebomb attack dies in Israeli prison

23-year-old Palestinian Arab terrorist sentenced to eight years for Molotov cocktail attack on Israelis dies in prison.David Rosenberg, 22/04/2020 14:37
Erdan bans prison visits to terrorists over Coronavirus fears

Erdan bans prison visits to terrorists over Coronavirus fears

Public Security Minister freezes all visits to security prisoners following Coronavirus outbreak in the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2020 18:28
Wife of Moshe Tamam's murderer claims he fathered child with her

Wife of Moshe Tamam's murderer claims he fathered child with her

Wife of terrorist who kidnapped, murdered soldier in 1984 claims she conceived daughter with him despite not being allowed to meet husband.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2020 15:47
Ten Israelis arrested last week in Europe for smuggling Khat

Ten Israelis arrested last week in Europe for smuggling Khat

Israelis were arrested in Vienna, Copenhagen and London for attempting to smuggle dozens of kilograms of Khat in their suitcases.Nitzan Keidar, 16/01/2020 18:57
Naama Issachar moved to remote prison under poor conditions

Naama Issachar moved to remote prison under poor conditions

Israeli woman held in Russia relocated to new prison with worse conditions, banned from seeing her mother, bringing warm clothes from familyArutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2019 19:35
Samaria Council Head: PA acted like a mob organization

Samaria Council Head: PA acted like a mob organization

The Samaria Council head talks about his efforts to release the Palestinian who converted to Judaism and was abducted by the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2019 21:13
Two sentenced in crash that killed engaged couple

Two sentenced in crash that killed engaged couple

Brooklyn man convicted in connection with 2018 crash that killed newly engaged couple sentenced to eighteen years-to-life in prison.Mordechai Sones, 03/12/2019 20:08
4 Ukrainians sentenced for fatal beating of Chabad Rabbi

4 Ukrainians sentenced for fatal beating of Chabad Rabbi

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch was savagely beaten and left unconscious 3 years ago and died six months later.Sara Rubenstein, 10/11/2019 18:50
California murder suspects escape jail

California murder suspects escape jail

2 prisoners escape through 22 inch hole cut in ceilingArutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2019 08:39
Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

Amir's rights were taken away due to a phone call in which he tried to convince a rap star to join a political party for his release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2019 21:23
Foreign Ministry: Smuggling khat can result in long prison terms

Foreign Ministry: Smuggling khat can result in long prison terms

14 Israelis were arrested for smuggling khat in the last few days. One Israeli is currently serving a 10-yr. prison term in Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2019 01:13
Spanish journalist gets 7 years for fatal hit-and-run

Spanish journalist gets 7 years for fatal hit-and-run

Julio De La Guardia killed haredi pianist Chaim Tukachinsky last year. Chaim's mother: 'Thoughts of Chaim don't leave me for even a minute.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2019 19:23
Ohio man who attacked 'Jewish' man fails to show up for prison

Ohio man who attacked 'Jewish' man fails to show up for prison

Ohio man convicted of attacking someone he believed Jewish now wanted by FBI after failing to show up to begin serving his prison term.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/09/2019 17:47
'Submissive and cowardly behavior against Hamas prisoners'

'Submissive and cowardly behavior against Hamas prisoners'

Minister Smotrich slams meeting of imprisoned Hamas leaders, approved by prison service. "Inconceivable. We must put an end to this."Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2019 10:17
Freed African-American inmate visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's grave

Freed African-American inmate visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's grave

Matthew Charles, the first person released under Trump's First Step Act thanks the Rebbe for advocating prison reform over 40 years ago.Sara Rubenstein, 21/06/2019 10:20
Prison life: Israeli prisons vs. Egyptian prisons

Prison life: Israeli prisons vs. Egyptian prisons

Tamar Yonah speaks with a former Israeli prison inmate, and reads from an Egyptian blog.Israel News Talk Radio, 15/05/2019 03:19
Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prison

Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prison

President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen arrives at the Federal Correction Institution in Otisville, New York.Sam Sokol - JTA, 06/05/2019 22:15
400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

Hundreds announce they are joining hunger strike of terrorists imprisoned in Israel. Arab street shows widespread support for the strikers.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/04/2019 13:15
Left-wing group to demonstrate on behalf of terrorists in prison

Left-wing group to demonstrate on behalf of terrorists in prison

New Israel Fund group to join protest against 'harassment' of prisoners at K'tziot Prison following stabbing of guards by Hamas terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2019 20:57
Hamas blames Israel for prison attack

Hamas blames Israel for prison attack

Hamas spokesperson says terrorists stabbed prison personnel because manager refused 'justified demands.'Dalit Halevi, 25/03/2019 09:45
Terrorist attack - inside Israeli prison

Terrorist attack - inside Israeli prison

Hamas terrorists stab prison personnel in apparent terror attack in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2019 22:59
Prison guards suspected of trading bribes for favors

Prison guards suspected of trading bribes for favors

Israel Prison Service officers arrested on suspicion of providing inmates with perks in exchange for kickbacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2019 11:07
Police arrest two for prison shootings

Police arrest two for prison shootings

Authorities suspect detainees were involved in organized crime syndicate responsible for terrorizing jailers.Tzvi Lev, 23/11/2018 07:24
Approved: Up to 10 years in prison for weapon theft

Approved: Up to 10 years in prison for weapon theft

According to the new bill, firearm theft will be considered "theft under special circumstances" and punishable by up to ten years in prison.Ezra Sanders, 06/11/2018 23:18
Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled

Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled

Prison Services intelligence foils attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison, investigates terror connections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2018 19:41
Bill Cosby sentenced to state prison

Bill Cosby sentenced to state prison

Comedian Bill Cosby given 3 to 10 years in state prison for sexual assault.Uzi Baruch, 25/09/2018 22:04
Tunisian Jew barred from getting kosher food in prison

Tunisian Jew barred from getting kosher food in prison

Young Jews in Tunisian prison fasting until he is allowed to receive kosher food.JTA, 20/08/2018 21:03
Do terrorists in Israeli prisons get too much drinking water?

Do terrorists in Israeli prisons get too much drinking water?

"The fact that security prisoners consume about 50 percent more water is intolerable"," said Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.Jonathan Benedek, 30/07/2018 11:48
Italians who painted on security barrier released

Italians who painted on security barrier released

Italian graffiti artists who painted giant mural of Ahed Tamimi released from prison, have visas to Israel revoked.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2018 22:57
Two Italians, one Arab arrested for painting on separation wall

Two Italians, one Arab arrested for painting on separation wall

Security forces arrest two Italians and an Arab who painted portrait of Ahed Tamimi on separation wall near Bethlehem.Mordechai Sones, 29/07/2018 14:58
NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

​​​​​​​Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver gets 7 years for corruption.JTA, 28/07/2018 21:57
'Certain death' for Tommy Robinson in new prison

'Certain death' for Tommy Robinson in new prison

Activist Robinson transferred yesterday to Onley Prison with high Muslim majority, known as violent prison. Tens of thousands demonstrate.Mordechai Sones, 14/06/2018 14:14
Berlin allows tefillin into prisons

Berlin allows tefillin into prisons

Jewish prisoners in Berlin now have permanent access to a pair of tefillin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2018 14:16
Soldier jailed for growing beard

Soldier jailed for growing beard

Combat soldier imprisoned for 20 days for growing beard during counting of the Omer. IDF: 'Soldier does not maintain religious lifestyle.'Ido Ben Porat, 10/04/2018 11:08
Hazan assigned security detail following Hamas threats

Hazan assigned security detail following Hamas threats

Knesset officer assigns security to MK, after Hamas threatens him over confrontation with terrorists' families on bus outside prison.Tal Polon, 26/12/2017 15:29
IDF to close its military prisons

IDF to close its military prisons

IDF to close Army Prisons 6 and 4, open new prison in Bet Lid.Tzvi Lev, 27/11/2017 15:13
Jerusalem Arab given 17 years in jail for Raanana stabbing

Jerusalem Arab given 17 years in jail for Raanana stabbing

Central District Court charges terrorist with attempted murder, sentences him to 17 years in prison.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 02/10/2017 12:02
Watch: OJ Simpson released from prison

Watch: OJ Simpson released from prison

Former NFL superstar released on parole after 9 years in prison for hotel room heist.Gary Willig, 01/10/2017 20:52
Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2017 18:46
Jailed soldier uses synagogue roof to escape

Jailed soldier uses synagogue roof to escape

Prisoner climbs to roof of synagogue, jumps from roof top to roof top to escape military jail.David Rosenberg, 03/09/2017 19:01
Federal judge rules Idaho prisoners must be allowed kosher meals

Federal judge rules Idaho prisoners must be allowed kosher meals

Judge rules that state’s Department of Correction must provide certified kosher meals for prisoners in all Idaho prisons.JTA, 24/08/2017 07:38
'I don't believe I can redeem myself'

'I don't believe I can redeem myself'

‘Son of Sam’ serial killer says he expects to die in jail, be redeemed by God.JTA, 11/08/2017 12:53
'I am proud of my son'

'I am proud of my son'

Elor Azariya's parents speak about their painful feelings following their son's entry into military prison this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2017 21:43
Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Army court hearts request by former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya to delay his prison sentence while Chief of Staff weighs sentence reduction.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 08/08/2017 09:39
Plot to smuggle phones to terrorists foiled

Plot to smuggle phones to terrorists foiled

Guards catch mother of Hamas terrorist attempting to smuggle cell phones to son imprisoned for attempted murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2017 22:02
Scottish inmates claim to be Jewish to receive better food

Scottish inmates claim to be Jewish to receive better food

Inmates believe kosher prison food superior to regular prison food after seeing episodes of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black."JTA, 05/07/2017 21:25
Red Cross facilitates money to terrorists

Red Cross facilitates money to terrorists

Red Cross provides imprisoned terrorists with ability to appoint power of attorney and receive salaries directly to their bank accounts.Shimon Cohen, 28/06/2017 08:58
Taxi driver gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

Taxi driver gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

Taxi driver doesn't report taxes for seven years, gets 18 months in prison.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 05/06/2017 13:40
Terrorists end hunger strike after 40 days

Terrorists end hunger strike after 40 days

Israeli authorities negotiate with hunger-striking terrorists, agree to allow families to visit twice a month.Orly Harari, 27/05/2017 22:26
Marwan Barghouti punished for NY Times article

Marwan Barghouti punished for NY Times article

The New York Times publishes op-ed written by terrorist leader - without mentioning he's a terrorist.Orly Harari, 17/04/2017 21:16
700 terrorists begin hunger strike

700 terrorists begin hunger strike

Marwan Barghouti leads hunger strike, most of the hunger-striking terrorists belong to Fatah, some are Hamas and 'lone wolf' terrorists.Orly Harari, 17/04/2017 20:54