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War cabinet said to favor hitting back at Iran but divided over when and how

Israeli official quoted insisting ‘there will be a response’ as top decision-making body ends talks on counterattack without reaching...

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Major Western powers condemn Iranian missile barrage but urge de-escalation, restraint

China, India and Russia all decline to censure unprecedented Iranian attack, with Moscow pouring scorn on idea that it would condemn Tehran

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Right-wing activists block humanitarian aid headed to Gaza for three hours

One arrested in renewed efforts to block assistance to Strip due to lack of hostage deal with Hamas; IDF details construction of new crossing to Gaza...

11.04.2024 20

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Rights group demands probes of potential genocide incitement in light of ICJ orders

The Adalah legal center alleges that law enforcement agencies have systematically ignored genocidal incitement against Gazans, including by ministers...

10.04.2024 10

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Relatives of October 7 victims file suit against Canadian resumption of UNRWA funding

Federal Court application says renewed funding for UNRWA ‘a grotesque violation of Canadian values’; families of Hamas victims...

09.04.2024 20

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High Court rejects Likud minister’s petition seeking to conscript Arab Israelis

Justices pan Regional Cooperation Minister David Amsalem over inadequacies in documents he submitted against backdrop of political crisis over...

09.04.2024 30

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State witness agreement with former Netanyahu aide Shlomo Filber to be annulled

After contradicting his testimony to police in court on several occasions, ex-Communications Ministry director may now face criminal prosecution

08.04.2024 10

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Dispute breaks out in Judicial Selection Committee over judicial overhaul proponent

A candidate for the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court backed by Justice Minister Levin was blocked by liberal members of the committee due to his...

08.04.2024 20

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Victim of settler shooting left with life-altering wounds, ongoing pain 6 months on

Zakaria al-Adra was shot in the abdomen at point-blank range by an armed Israeli in an incident caught on camera; the State Attorney’s Office...

07.04.2024 20

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High Court gives government six days to submit answers on Gaza humanitarian crisis

Human rights NGOs demand answers on why more border crossings have not been opened, and why Israel has blocked use of Ashdod port for supplying aid

05.04.2024 20

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Former UK Supreme Court justices urge government to place arms embargo on Israel

Over 600 legal professionals say London obligated to halt weapons sales, review trade deals, sanction Israelis inciting against Palestinians; they...

04.04.2024 40

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Temple Mount closed to Jews for final days of Ramadan despite Ben Gvir’s efforts

Activists denounce PM, police and the far-right national security minister, who had sought to keep holy site open to non-Muslims during last 10 days...

03.04.2024 30

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Police officer in Solomon Tekah slaying acquitted of negligent manslaughter

Haifa Magistrate’s Court finds police officer’s life was endangered by Tekah, that the warning shot he had fired had been a reasonable...

02.04.2024 10

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Israel appropriates 42 acres in West Bank’s Etzion Bloc, declaring it state land

Gush Etzion mayor hails move that will allow tourism development at Herodium site; Smotrich orders demolition of three illegal Palestinian buildings...

01.04.2024 10

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AG says army must start process to draft Haredim, warns against trying to bypass court

In letter to ministries, Gali Baharav-Miara says conscription effort should begin Monday, cautions against any ploy to maintain court-cancelled...

31.03.2024 10

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In ‘historic’ step, High Court orders halt to yeshiva funds for students eligible for draft

Attorney General tells court army will be obligated to begin drafting Haredi men on April 1; judges shoot down PM’s request for 30 more days to...

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ICJ orders Israel to increase humanitarian aid to Gaza, demands report in 30 days

Court says existing provisional humanitarian measures in Strip are inadequate, with ‘famine setting in’

28.03.2024 10

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Gov’t requests 11th hour High Court extension to avoid mandatory Haredi conscription

State asks for 12 more hours to respond to petitions, minutes after AG issues bombshell notice that authorities will be obligated within days to draft...

28.03.2024 40

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Israel Bar Association hails influence afforded by new deal with New York State Bar

Yonit Calmanovich, head of IBA’s international department, says spots on key New York bar association committees will allow for input on issues...

26.03.2024 20

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Despite ostensible ban, tens of thousands of Palestinians working in Israel — report

Although defense minister and IDF barred entry of laborers into Israel after October 7, TV network says some 2,400 businesses have been exempted for...

24.03.2024 10

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Mossad chief heads to Doha as US said to pressure mediators to speed up hostage talks

Blinken meets Arab FMs in Cairo, set to attend Israeli war cabinet session; says ‘gaps are narrowing’ on truce deal

22.03.2024 20

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High Court petitioned to order demolition of outpost founded by US-sanctioned settler

Appeal argues establishment of illegal farming outpost precipitated severe harassment of local Palestinians, leading them to abandon the area

22.03.2024 20

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High Court orders government to redo birth certificates for same-sex couple moms

Ruling hailed as historic win for LGBTQ parents seeking to have second mother added to child’s legal document following years-long struggle

21.03.2024 30

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Bar association head threatens legal action if no Supreme Court president appointed

Amit Becher calls on justice minister to end unprecedented situation in which the court has been without a permanent president for nearly five months

21.03.2024 40

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How will new US sanctions impact the illegal West Bank farming outposts they target?

Measures will make it harder for the enterprises to do business, receive government support and take donations

21.03.2024 30

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In first, High Court approves home demolition for terror attack when victim survived

Justice Mintz rules severity of attack meant implementation of demolition policy was still appropriate

20.03.2024 20

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Top judge’s questioning of terror suspect’s detention prompts calls for dismissal

Supreme Court Justice Khaled Kabub argued that a suspect may be eligible for house arrest since his fellow suspects were released in Hamas hostage...

18.03.2024 9

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Ben Gvir seeks to permit Jewish visits to Temple Mount during last days of Ramadan

Non-Muslims usually barred from visiting highly sensitive holy site during culmination of Muslim holy month; security officials...

18.03.2024 60

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Six settler activists arrested at Erez Crossing after 50 people stage Shabbat event

Activists belong to ultranationalist lobbying campaign to rebuild Jewish settlements in Gaza in the wake of the October 7 atrocities

17.03.2024 30

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High Court gives Kisch, government a week to respond to Israel Prize allegations

Petitioners demand reversal of decision to pare down 2024 prize amid allegations this was done to avoid honoring a government critic whose daughter...

14.03.2024 30

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Tempers flare in controversial Knesset hearing on West Bank civil rights activists

Subcommittee chair MK Succot accuses pro-Palestinian activists of ‘severe violence,’ while Labor MK Kariv alleges hearing is a...

12.03.2024 20

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Construction begins on large new settlement neighborhood west of Ariel

Plans for 1,600 homes in Amirim were approved by Housing Ministry in 1991; Peace Now claims it constitutes a new settlement due to size and distance...

11.03.2024 30

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Parents of Supernova festival victims sue AP and Reuters for NIS 25 million in damages

Lawsuit asserts that publication of photos taken of Hamas atrocities ‘in real time’ by photojournalists working with AP, Reuters means the...

05.03.2024 30

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As Israel pans Nicaragua’s World Court suit, experts see new ‘lawfare’ front in war

With Managua accusing Berlin of genocide for backing Israel in campaign against Hamas, analysts see motion as largely a product of frustration after...

04.03.2024 20

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Ten judges appointed to magistrates courts in second round of judicial appointments

Ministers on Judicial Selection Committee sought to discuss possible impeachment of Supreme Court justice, but told disciplinary action must wait till...

01.03.2024 30

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Far-right activists break into Gaza, try to reestablish Israeli settlement

Some make it 500 meters into Strip before being turned back; army says makeshift structures near Erez Crossing erected within Israeli territory

01.03.2024 60

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‘A giant gift’: Settler leaders hail IDF approval of borders for new W. Bank settlement

Planning proposals for now-legalized outpost seek some 3,600 housing units; ‘We will continue the settlement momentum throughout the...

28.02.2024 10

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Israel reports to ICJ on actions taken to comply with court orders on Gaza

Amid South African accusation of genocide, judges instructed Jerusalem last month to detail efforts to protect civilians; details of report not...

27.02.2024 10

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High Court questions legality of government resolution delaying Haredi IDF draft

Hundreds rally to demand equal conscription, as petitioners argue resolution enabling state to temporarily avoid drafting ultra-Orthodox yeshiva...

26.02.2024 30

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Report card: Israel to file compliance update to ICJ over genocide charges

Israel’s submission will likely focus on efforts to improve Gaza humanitarian situation and steps to crack down on speech that may amount to...

26.02.2024 60

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British grandparents of slain Be’eri teens hope their father will return home soon

Gillian and Pete Brisley, whose daughter Lianne Sharabi and granddaughters Noiya and Yahel were murdered Oct. 7, tidy house and pray for hostage...

23.02.2024 20

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AG warns High Court: If Haredi draft exemption expires, so does yeshiva funding

Gali Baharav-Miara notes that the looming expiration of deferral in dealing with ultra-Orthodox enlistment ‘affects the legality of providing...

23.02.2024 30

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AG says Haredim face military draft if no legislation by April, seeks deadline extension

In response to petitions, Baharav-Miara’s office tells High Court more time needed to solve community’s army service conundrum, which has...

22.02.2024 30

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At World Court, US argues against declaring Israeli W. Bank rule illegal

Washington asserts UN resolutions are framework for resolving conflict, says unilateral call for Israeli withdrawal would violate need to address...

21.02.2024 20

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Israel a no-show at the ICJ, but its advocates argue the ‘occupation’ isn’t illegal

Scholars contend Palestinian failure to accept several peace proposals and address Israeli security concerns are cause of long-term Israeli rule in...

21.02.2024 30

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High Court rejects petition to disqualify far-right Ben Gvir as a minister

Panel of three judges find that despite Otzma Yehudit leader’s checkered past, his appointment to cabinet is not ‘unreasonable in the...

21.02.2024 20

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Israel accused of repressing basic Palestinian freedoms in ICJ hearing on West Bank rule

Israel rejects legitimacy of World Court proceedings sought by Palestinians, who want Israeli control of West Bank, East Jerusalem to be declared...

19.02.2024 50

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Cars torched in Palestinian town of Huwara in suspected settler hate crime

CCTV footage shows several men arriving in vehicles and attacking property before making their escape; police investigating

19.02.2024 30

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FBI arrests Indiana man who threatened to ‘kill every Jew’

The Fort Wayne Jewish community is ‘not happy’ it wasn’t informed about violent antisemitic threats posted directly to law...

16.02.2024 10

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Israel says South Africa’s latest appeal to ICJ an attempt ‘to protect ally Hamas’

Jerusalem castigates Pretoria’s new bid to halt offensive against terror group, says country is cynically abusing the Genocide Convention

16.02.2024 8

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