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  • Israel’s Supreme Court upholds limit on family reunifications

    January 12, 2012 | 10:49 am

    Israel’s Supreme Court voted by a narrow margin to uphold a law that prevents Israelis who marry Palestinians from living in Israel.

    The panel of judges late Wednesday evening rejected a lawsuit against the Citizenship Law by a vote of 6 to 5.

    The majority opinion justices wrote in...

  • Hate Israel’s Citizenship Law, accept the Supreme Court decision

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 12, 2012 | 5:52 am

    It was an important decision and not a trivial one, when Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a law yesterday that prevents most non-Israeli Arabs who marry Israelis from living in Israel. The court was split almost in half: Six justices sided with the majority ruling and five justices...

  • Knesset approves citizenship law

    March 29, 2011 | 11:47 am

    Israel’s Knesset approved a law that would permit revoking citizenship rights of Israelis convicted of terrorism, espionage or treason.

    The law, which passed late Monday night by a vote of 37 to 11, is opposed by many Arab-Israeli groups and Israeli human rights groups on the...