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Justice Department to seek death penalty for shooter

Justice Department says it is intending to seek the death penalty for Payton Gendron, who shot dead 10 Black people in May 2022.

Justice Department to seek death penalty for shooter

Ex-Navy commander supports death penalty for terrorists

General Eliezer Marom calls for terrorists from the Oct. 7 massacre 'to be hung one by one.'

Ex-Navy commander supports death penalty for terrorists

Heated committee discussion on death penalty for terrorists

Discussion attended by relatives of hostages, who see the bill as detrimental to their loved ones who are still at the mercy of Hamas.

Heated committee discussion on death penalty for terrorists

Should Israel Enact the Death Penalty? Yes!

The death penalty is civilized, and more importantly, it works. Op-ed.

Should Israel Enact the Death Penalty? Yes!

Large display with noose set up in Dizengoff Square

Large display in Dizengoff Sq. in Tel Aviv, demands death penalty for the terrorists who carried out the October 7th massacre.

Large display with noose set up in Dizengoff Square

Bill submitted imposing death penalty on Hamas terrorists

Likud MK Amit Halevi lifts text of law allowing death penalty for Nazi war criminals given similarity of Hamas massacre to Nazi crimes.

Bill submitted imposing death penalty on Hamas terrorists

'We need to eliminate terrorists - even if they are neutralized'

Media personality Avri Gilad speaks out: 'Anyone who comes to kill you - it is a commandment to kill him.'

'We need to eliminate terrorists - even if they are neutralized'

Man sentenced to death over attack on Shiite shrine

Iranian court sentences to death Tajik man convicted over carrying out deadly attack on Shiite shrine in Shiraz.

Man sentenced to death over attack on Shiite shrine

SWC applauds death penalty for Tree of Life shooter

SWC Associate Dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper: Death sentence for Robert Bowers sends a clear message to tomorrow’s potential killers.

SWC applauds death penalty for Tree of Life shooter

Tree of Life synagogue shooter gets death penalty

Jury sentences Robert Bowers to death for massacre of 11 people at Pennsylvania synagogue in 2028.

Tree of Life synagogue shooter gets death penalty

Lawyer for Pittsburgh shooter: He is mentally ill

Lawyer for Robert Bowers attempts to save him from death penalty, claims gunman had psychotic, delusional and paranoid symptoms.

Lawyer for Pittsburgh shooter: He is mentally ill

Shooter loses another bid to get death penalty removed

Judge rules against defense motion that challenged pursuit of the death penalty in the case of Robert Bowers.

Shooter loses another bid to get death penalty removed

Israel sees terror as transactional - they attack, we respond

Israel’s response must be such that the world understands that Israel values the life of every one of its citizens beyond limits.Op-ed.

Israel sees terror as transactional - they attack, we respond

When Israeli leaders concentrate on the issues …

... there comes a bit of progress in the Knesset.. And less of what can be called BDS, Bibi Derangement Syndrome. Op-ed.

When Israeli leaders concentrate on the issues …

'Death penalty for terrorists law will open the gates of hell'

Hamas says the continuation of the "policy of executions in cold blood in the field will not terrorize the Palestinian people".

'Death penalty for terrorists law will open the gates of hell'

Death penalty for terrorists law approved in preliminary reading

Ben-Gvir says says death penalty for terrorists 'humane for our children and families.' Avigdor Liberman says PM will kill the bill.

Death penalty for terrorists law approved in preliminary reading

UTJ to vote 'against' for reasons rooted in Jewish Law

'A future government could extend the principle to Jewish terrorists who kill Arabs,' sources within the haredi party explain.

UTJ to vote 'against' for reasons rooted in Jewish Law

'Death penalty for terrorists law is moral and logical'

National Security Minister satisfied with approval of law in Ministerial Committee: It's necessary in order to fight terrorism.

'Death penalty for terrorists law is moral and logical'

PM, Ben-Gvir agree to advance death penalty for terrorists bill

Netanyahu gives his backing for Death Penalty for Terrorists Law, Ministerial Committee for Legislation votes to fast-track the bill.

PM, Ben-Gvir agree to advance death penalty for terrorists bill

'Netanyahu trying to bury death penalty for terrorists bill'

Likud seeks to remove death penalty bill from Ministerial Committee for Legislation agenda ahead of Ramadan.

'Netanyahu trying to bury death penalty for terrorists bill'

AG opposes bill imposing death penalty for terrorists

Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara says death penalty is not a deterrent, bill violates Basic Law: Human Dignity and Freedom.

AG opposes bill imposing death penalty for terrorists

Agents of destruction

Evenhandedness cannot work when dealing with terror. Terrorism needs to be defeated.Israel must get serious about doing just that. Op-ed

Agents of destruction

'Anyone who massacres civilians should get the electric chair'

National Security Minister says Neve Yaakov synagogue attack happened on his watch and so is his responsibility.

'Anyone who massacres civilians should get the electric chair'

Israeli government to besieged public: Death penalty for terror

Tragically, terrorists seem undeterred by the threat of jail time in Israeli prisons. And why should they be? Op-ed.

Israeli government to besieged public: Death penalty for terror

Two teens face death penalty over involvement in riots

Human rights group says two Iranian teenagers were sentenced to be hanged over involvement in anti-government protests.

Two teens face death penalty over involvement in riots

PA response to Ben Gvir: We aren't afraid

PA committee plays down coalition agreement with Ben Gvir which included death penalty for terrorists: We are not afraid of death.

PA response to Ben Gvir: We aren't afraid

Coalition agreement includes death penalty for terrorists

Otzma Yehudit receives commitment to begin implementing death penalty for terrorists,

Coalition agreement includes death penalty for terrorists

9 people to face death penalty over death of nuclear scientist

Iran’s judiciary says nine people will face death penalty over assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, which Iran has blamed on Israel.

9 people to face death penalty over death of nuclear scientist

Watch: Trump calls for death penalty for drug dealers

Trump says drug dealers kill an average of 500 Americans during their lifetimes.

Watch: Trump calls for death penalty for drug dealers

Jury to decide on death sentence for Parkland shooter

Nikolas Cruz, who attacked high school in Parkland, Florida, returns to court for penalty phase of his case.

Jury to decide on death sentence for Parkland shooter

The death penalty for terrorists

Calls for the death penalty for terrorists are visceral desires for revenge, no preventative measures. Op-ed.

The death penalty for terrorists

Will the US revoke Mahmoud Abbas' visa?

How iis it that the PA chariman who calls for the death penalty for anyone selling property to Jews is welcome in the USA? Op-ed.

Will the US revoke Mahmoud Abbas' visa?

UAE suspends execution of Israeli accused of drug smuggling

The 43-year-old Arab Israeli from Haifa was caught with more than a pound of cocaine in her possession last year.

UAE suspends execution of Israeli accused of drug smuggling

Swedish national to be executed this month, no prisoner exchange

Iranian court spokesman says death sentence for Swedish-Iranian Ahmadreza Djalali is final despite international condemnation.

Swedish national to be executed this month, no prisoner exchange

Death Penalty

It seems that it is insufficient to destroy the families’ houses. Additional steps are urgently needed, the death penalty among them.Op-ed.

Death Penalty

"He gave a Rabbi a ride and they murdered him with axes"

Friends of one of the victims of the terrorist killing spree in Elad recount how the victim was only there to help a stranded traveler.

"He gave a Rabbi a ride and they murdered him with axes"

Trouble in Paradise? Israeli woman sentenced to death in Dubai

The photographer had relocated to the Gulf state following an invitation from an Arab Palestinian friend.

Trouble in Paradise? Israeli woman sentenced to death in Dubai

Federal prosecutors won't seek death penalty for Poway shooter

Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty for man charged in deadly shooting at Chabad of Poway in April 2019.

Federal prosecutors won't seek death penalty for Poway shooter

Virginia abolishes the death penalty

Virginia becomes the 23rd state to abolish the death penalty and the first in the south to do so.

Virginia abolishes the death penalty

'Prison sentences for terrorist won't bring our grandson back'

Grandparents of newborn killed in drive-by shooting terrorist attack call for death penalty for terrorist, tougher counter-terror measures.

'Prison sentences for terrorist won't bring our grandson back'

Where they don't kill Jews

Where they don't kill Jews

Number of executions globally drops

Number of executions drops globally, but certain countries still see a rise.

Number of executions globally drops

Prosecutors seek death penalty for Poway shooter

San Diego County District Attorney’s Office to seek death penalty for Poway synagogue shooter John Earnest.

Prosecutors seek death penalty for Poway shooter

Monsey attacker could face the death penalty

Federal prosecutor says Grafton Thomas could face the death penalty if critically wounded victim dies.

Monsey attacker could face the death penalty

Lawyers of Pittsburgh shooter argue against death penalty

Lawyers for Robert Bowers claim his potential death sentence is unconstitutional.

Lawyers of Pittsburgh shooter argue against death penalty

Execution date set for Jewish death row inmate in Texas

Jewish prisoner who accused sentencing judge of anti-Semitism given date for execution.

Execution date set for Jewish death row inmate in Texas

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.

Accosted woman takes matter into her own hands, teaching lesson

'This is terrorism, not pedophilia'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Liberman demands death penalty for man who raped 7-year-old.

'This is terrorism, not pedophilia'

'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.

'Serious mistake not to allow the death penalty'

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.

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

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.

Signs in Jerusalem: Death penalty now

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.

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

'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'

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

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.

Likud freezes 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

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.

Begin rips 'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill

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.'

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

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'.

Security chief opposes 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

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.'

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

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'

Energy Minister promises to block death penalty for terrorists

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.

Netanyahu okays 'death penalty for terrorists' bill