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  • Palestinian activist convicted of immigration fraud in Detroit

    November 10, 2014 | 12:40 pm

    A Palestinian activist was found guilty on Monday of immigration fraud for failing to reveal to U.S. authorities that she had been convicted and served time in Israel for a 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two people.

    After a trial last week in a federal court in Detroit,...

  • Israeli Arab pleads guilty to Tel Aviv bus bomb

    December 2, 2013 | 2:58 pm

    An Israeli Arab pleaded guilty on Monday to planting a bomb on a Tel Aviv bus a year ago, during Israel's eight-day offensive in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, an Israeli court said.

    The bomb detonated as the bus was driving near the Israeli defence ministry, wounding 15 people.

    ...
  • Nechemya Weberman convicted on 59 counts of sexual abuse

    December 10, 2012 | 4:01 pm

    Nechemya Weberman, a member of the Satmar Chasidic community in Brooklyn who practiced therapy without a license, was found guilty on 59 counts of sexual abuse.

    Weberman, 54, was convicted Monday by a New York State Supreme Court jury for encounters he had with a female patient...

  • Leiby Kletzky’s killer sentenced to 40 years to life

    August 29, 2012 | 3:13 pm

    Levi Aron, the Brooklyn store clerk who pleaded guilty to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.

    Aron, 37, was sentenced Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. He did not address the court.

    He pleaded guilty earlier this month to kidnapping,...

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  • Leiby Kletzky’s killer pleads guilty

    August 9, 2012 | 3:11 pm

    Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and kidnapping.

    Aron is facing at least 40 years in prison, according to The New York Times. Originally he had pleaded not guilty to eight counts of murder and...

  • Tucson gunman Loughner pleads guilty to murder, attempted murder

    August 7, 2012 | 3:17 pm

    A 23-year-old college dropout pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in an Arizona shooting rampage last year, and will be spared the death penalty in exchange.

    Jared Loughner entered his guilty...

  • Jared Loughner to plead guilty in Arizona shooting spree

    August 6, 2012 | 12:34 pm

    Jared Loughner, the man accused of killing six people and wounding then-U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in 2011, is set to plead guilty in a Tucson court on Tuesday, a person familiar with the case said.

    The source confirmed that the federal government believed Loughner was...

  • Leiby Kletzky’s accused killer to plead guilty

    August 3, 2012 | 10:21 am

    The Brooklyn, N.Y.-man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky is expected to plead guilty.

    Levi Aron will face at least 40 years in prison, according to Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind.

    A law enforcement official close to the investigation confirmed the details, according to...

  • ‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ pleads guilty in Torah fraud case

    February 3, 2012 | 10:57 am

    Rabbi Menachem Youlus, who was dubbed the “Jewish Indiana Jones” for his remarkable tales of rescuing Holocaust-era Torah scrolls, pleaded guilty to fraud.

    Youlus’ accounts turned out to be contradicted by historical evidence, witness accounts and records showing that he...

  • Financial exec Rubin pleads guilty

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 4, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    David Rubin, chairman of the board of Yavneh Hebrew Academy in Hancock Park and president of YULA girls’ high school, pleaded guilty in federal court in New York on Dec. 30 to wire conspiracy and fraud involving proceeds from municipal bonds. Beverly Hills-based CDR Financial...

  • Second Palestinian pleads guilty in Fogel murders

    October 4, 2011 | 12:32 pm

    A second Palestinian man has pleaded guilty to the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Amjad Awad, 19, pleaded guilty to the murders Tuesday during a hearing in a West Bank military court. The judges said they would examine the evidence in...

  • ‘Irvine 11’ students found guilty [UPDATE: SENTENCING]

    September 23, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    [UPDATED: 3:00 p.m.]  This story has been updated to add the recent sentencing of the convicted students.

    After two days of deliberation, the jury in the “Irvine 11” case returned a verdict. An Orange County jury on Friday found 10 Muslim students guilty of two misdemeanors,...

  • Loughner pleads not guilty in Tucson shooting

    By JewishJournal.com

    January 24, 2011 | 5:28 pm

    A smiling Jared Loughner pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges related to the Jan. 8 shooting in Arizona, the New York Times reports.

    Jared L. Loughner, who the police said was responsible for the shooting rampage outside a Tucson supermarket on Jan. 8, pleaded not guilty on...

  • Indian court finds Mumbai gunman guilty

    May 3, 2010 | 9:38 am

    An Indian court found a Pakistani man guilty of murder and other offenses for his role in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

    Ajmal Kasab also was found guilty Monday of conspiracy and waging war against India in a series of attacks that left 166 people dead, including six at the Mumbai Chabad...

  • Holocaust-Denying Bishop Found Guilty In German Court

    April 19, 2010 | 11:30 am

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    The schismatic bishop who deeply angered Jews and embarrassed the Vatican by publicly denying the Holocaust was ordered to pay a $13,500 fine for violating a German law that makes it a crime to deny the Holocaust.

    Judge Karin Frahm in the Bavarian city of...

  • American to plead guilty to Mumbai charges

    March 17, 2010 | 1:00 pm

    An American citizen of Pakistani origin reportedly has agreed to plead guilty to charges against him in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.

    David Headly, 49, is scheduled to appear Thursday in a federal court in Chicago to change his plea from not guilty, according to news reports,...

  • The Pillar of American Democracy…at 40 Bucks a Day

    By Joel Chasnoff

    May 15, 2009 | 10:56 am

    Just finished a day-long stint of jury duty. After deferring four times in two years, I finally decided to suck it up and go. Part of it had to with my sincere belief in the trial-by-jury system. I find it in nothing less than incredible that American citizen has the right to have...

  • What not to do after you are married

    By Mrs. Shoshana F

    June 10, 2008 | 5:22 pm

    When my husband and I married, we thought about a lot of things: living together, how we would deal with holidays, when we would have kids. For some reason, robbing a bank never crossed our mind.

    This morning, AP and several news outlets reported that

    The female half of the...

  • A Guilty Plea in AIPAC Case

    By Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    October 6, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    A Pentagon analyst at the center of an investigation that has rocked the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) will plead guilty.

    Edward Adams, a spokesman for the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., announced last week that Lawrence Franklin had scheduled a guilty...

  • World Briefs

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Settlement in Reburying Case

    The largest funeral company in the United States settled a class-action lawsuit brought by Jewish families in Florida. Service Corporation International agreed to pay $100 million to Jewish families in Broward County in a lawsuit that included...

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