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Alberta Jewish inmates to receive kosher food after five-year appeal

After B'nai Brith Canada intervenes in lobbying effort, Alberta government agrees to provide kosher food for Jewish inmates.

Jewish inmates to receive kosher food after 5-yr appeal

Hamas terrorist stabs guard at Nafkha Prison

IPS says Hamas wing of prison under control after guard lightly injured in stabbing by prisoner.

Hamas terrorist stabs guard at Nafkha Prison

Mother of officer who died in prison: 'My son was healthy until the day before he died'

Mother of Captain T., who died in a military prison, calls for investigation to rule out murder. 'He always did things out of the box.'

Mother of officer who died in prison: 'My son was healthy'

Natali Oknin speaks with her family from Turkish prison

Israeli woman held in Turkish prison speaks with her family on the phone, seeks reassurances they're all right.

Mother held in Turkey: 'Are my daughters still alive?'

Israeli diplomats visit couple in Turkish prison

Israeli consul in Istanbul visits couple arrested for 'espionage' after taking picture of Erdogan's palace.

Israeli diplomats visit couple in Turkish prison

Attorney meets Israeli imprisoned in Turkey: I promised to bring him home

Attorney Nir Yeslovich visits Mordy Oknin in Turkish prison after he and his wife were arrested for 'espionage.'

Attorney meets imprisoned Israeli: I promised to bring him home

IDF: Intel officer who died in prison damaged national security for personal motives

IDF releases report showing officer acted for personal motives in manners which severely affected national security.

IDF: Intel officer who died in prison hurt national security

Mysterious occurrence in IDF: Imprisoned intel officer dies

Intel officer sent to detention facility in central Israel in September. 2 weeks ago he was sent to hospital and pronounced dead.

Mysterious occurrence in IDF: Imprisoned intel officer dies

Sheldon Silver ordered back to prison

Two days after being released to home confinement, former New York politician ordered to return to prison.

Sheldon Silver ordered back to prison

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.

A look into the IDF's new detention facilityplayer

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.

Rare report from inside Iran's prisons

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.

Rapper Kodak Black denied access to a rabbi in prison

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.

Judge orders release of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

16 months in prison for not preventing Rina Shnerb murder

Military court approves plea agreement between military prosecution and Issar Hatem Rashid Maruf.

16 months in prison for not preventing Rina Shnerb murder

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?

The prison parable and the goldene medina

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.

Terrorist jailed for firebomb attack dies in Israeli prison

Erdan bans prison visits to terrorists over Coronavirus fears

Public Security Minister freezes all visits to security prisoners following Coronavirus outbreak in the PA.

Erdan bans prison visits to terrorists over Coronavirus fears

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.

Terrorist's wife: I gave birth to a daughter

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.

Ten Israelis arrested in Europe for smuggling Khat

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 family

Naama Issachar moved to remote prison under poor conditions

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.

Samaria Council Head: PA acted like a mob organization

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.

Two sentenced in crash that killed engaged couple

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.

4 Ukrainians sentenced for fatal beating of Chabad Rabbi

California murder suspects escape jail

2 prisoners escape through 22 inch hole cut in ceiling

California murder suspects escape jail

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.

Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

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.

Foreign Ministry: Smuggling khat can result in long prison terms

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.'

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

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.

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

'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."

'Submissive and cowardly behavior against Hamas prisoners'

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.

Freed African-American inmate visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's graveplayer

Prison life: Israeli prisons vs. Egyptian prisons

Tamar Yonah speaks with a former Israeli prison inmate, and reads from an Egyptian blog.

Prison life: Israeli prisons vs. Egyptian prisons

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.

Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prisonplayer

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.

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

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.

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

Hamas blames Israel for prison attack

Hamas spokesperson says terrorists stabbed prison personnel because manager refused 'justified demands.'

Hamas blames Israel for prison attack

Terrorist attack - inside Israeli prison

Hamas terrorists stab prison personnel in apparent terror attack in southern Israel.

Terrorist attack - inside Israeli prison

Prison guards suspected of trading bribes for favors

Israel Prison Service officers arrested on suspicion of providing inmates with perks in exchange for kickbacks.

Prison guards suspected of trading bribes for favors

Police arrest two for prison shootings

Authorities suspect detainees were involved in organized crime syndicate responsible for terrorizing jailers.

Police arrest two for prison shootings

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.

Approved: Up to 10 years in prison for weapon theft

Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled

Prison Services intelligence foils attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison, investigates terror connections.

Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled