Articles in "Legal Affairs"

Ayelet Shaked Blames Religious Zionism Party for Failure on Passing New Immigration Law

The dispute continues over attempts to permanently amend Israel’s Basic Law on Immigration to bar granting citizenship to Palestinians ...

“Petitions, Demonstrations and Letters” – How an Israeli Community Fought Plans for an Incineration Plant and Helped Shape Israel’s New Waste Policy

At first, after weeks of silence from local authorities, the residents of Ma'ale Adumim in Judea were told that a dump site was to be ...

In Defamation Suit, Court Bans Screening of ‘Jenin, Jenin’ in Israel

The Lod District Court on Monday night ruled that the screening of the film "Jenin Jenin" will be banned in Israel and ordered the ...

‘Secular Coercion’: Religious Parties Angered Over High Court’s Ruling Allowing Entry of Chametz on Passover into Hospitals

Preventing visitors from bringing Chametz into hospitals during the eight-day Passover holiday when leavened foods are prohibited by Jewish ...

Panel Finds Alleged Sex Offender Malka Leifer Mentally Fit to Stand Trial

A psychiatric panel on Thursday decided that alleged sex offender Malka Leifer from Australia is mentally fit to stand trial and has been ...

Knesset Legal Adviser: No Legal Obstacle to Deliberate Netanyahu’s Immunity

Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yinon on Sunday decided that there is no legal obstacle to forming the Knesset House Committee in the current ...

Israeli Backpacker Loses Appeal in Russia, 7.5 Year Sentence Stands

A Russian court on Thursday rejected Israeli-American Naama Issachar's appeal of her seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence for a minor drug ...

High Court Denies Petition of Israeli Nuclear Spy to Scale Back Limitations on Him

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition by Mordechai Vanunu, who was convicted of revealing Israel's nuclear secrets, to ...

Netanyahu Will Quit All Ministerial Positions by End of the Month

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Thursday that he will be quitting all of his ministerial duties by January 1 but will remain ...

AG Considers PA’s ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Stipends as Income, Rejects Arab Family’s Claim for Social Benefits

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit on Wednesday told the National Labor Court (NLC) that it should view payments from the Palestinian ...