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Netanyahu postpones razing of controversial Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin village
The delay is to allow for more time to talk with the community and consider alternative proposals, but some reports indicate that it is due to an offer from Khan al-Ahmar residents to relocate.
Dershowitz on Lara Alqasem case: ‘Israel never should have detained her’
American Jewish leaders and Israel-related groups express mixed reactions over the Israeli Supreme Court’s controversial decision to allow the entry of BDS activist Lara Alqasem, with some accusing the court of overstepping its boundaries.
Israeli Supreme Court justice escapes three-man Arab attack in Samaria
Supreme Court Justice David Mintz narrowly escaped being lynched by three Arabs, who blocked his vehicle and came towards him armed with hammers on Monday morning.
The liberal-left religion and its disciples
The liberal-left democracy is actually a secular religion that sees itself as “humanist” and engages in behavior very similar to conventional religion. It has temples, priests and religious authorities.
New Israeli bill to gain more prison space by freeing 1,000 convicts by year’s end
If the Knesset passes a bill aimed at improving conditions at prisons by reducing the number of inmates, some 300 security convicts and 700 criminal convicts will be released on Dec. 20.
New committee to consider early release for killers convicted by military courts
Terrorists convicted in Israeli civil courts and given life sentences are eligible to have their sentences shortened. Now, that policy may be applied to cases tried in military courts.
Supreme Court rules Israel must admit Hamas relatives for critical medical care
Israel’s Supreme Court on Sunday ordered the Israel Defense Forces to admit five critically ill women who are close relatives of Hamas terrorists for urgent medical treatment, despite a government ban on providing health care to Hamas relatives.
Supreme Court upholds the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar
Judges urged the state to find a more amenable solution for residents, at which point the state offered to erect Bedouin tents for residents at the government’s expense, and connect them to water and electricity.
The real story behind the Jahalin Bedouin in Khan al Ahmar
The community’s traditional culture and clan-based lifestyle will be fully protected and insulated from outside influences in a location only four miles away that provides electricity, running water, a government-built school and many other basic modern “conveniences.”
Israel’s high court faces override challenge from the Knesset
If passed into law, it would give the Knesset the power to reverse Supreme Court rulings with a simple majority of 61 votes. At the heart of the matter is the question of checks and balances.
Clashes erupt as Israel prepares to demolish illegal Bedouin encampment
Protesters and residents of Khan al-Ahmar in the Judean Desert try to block construction equipment from paving an access road to facilitate the demolition; rocks were thrown at officers.
Study finds major Israeli Supreme Court procedural discrimination in favor of pro-Palestinian plaintiffs
An in-depth analysis of more than 100 petitions filed in Israel’s Supreme Court against illegal construction in Judea and Samaria revealed preferential treatment given to leftist groups, according to a report by Arutz Sheva.
1,000 Israeli minors protest eviction and destruction of Tapuach West, days after Netiv Ha’avot
In February 2017, the Supreme Court ordered the Tapuach West buildings torn down after accepting the prosecution’s argument that the land belonged to Palestinians living in the nearby town of Yasuf.
Israeli Supreme Court rules that users can sue Facebook in its courts
The court ruled that allowing multinational corporations to determine jurisdiction in cases involving customers posed a serious imbalance of power, regardless of the text of user agreements.
New bill to bring Judea and Samaria land cases to lower courts passes first reading
A new bill that would require Palestinians to file land ownership and demolition cases in Israeli district courts, rather than jumping directly to the Supreme Court, passed its first reading in the Knesset.