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  • Kerry says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack

    August 30, 2013 | 11:15 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made clear on Friday that the United States would punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the "brutal and flagrant" chemical weapons attack that it says killed more than 1,400 people in Damascus last week.

    Kerry said it was essential not to...

  • Jew Prays, Is Arrested

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    October 19, 2012 | 2:11 pm

    We should all be outraged. On Tuesday, October 13, a Jew in the Middle East was arrested, shackled, stripped and roughed up for praying the Shema in public.  As it happens, the Middle Eastern country in question is the State of Israel, and the Jew was Anat Hoffman, Executive...

  • David Siegel — A year in L.A.

    By Tom Tugend

    October 3, 2012 | 3:28 pm

    In the early-morning hours of Sept. 12, this reporter was awakened by a phone call from a Jerusalem newspaper asking for details about a man named Sam Bacile.

    According to seemingly credible global news reports at the time, Bacile was an “Israeli Jew” living in Los Angeles whose...

  • New date set for Migron settlement evacuation

    July 27, 2012 | 11:00 am

    Israel’s Supreme Court said that the evacuation of an illegal West Bank settlement must take place by Aug. 21.

    The judges granted the government request Friday to postpone the eviction of the Migron, home to about 50 families, until Aug. 21, according to Haaretz. An earlier...

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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...

  • Israel’s Supreme Court wants answers on outpost evacuations

    January 4, 2012 | 12:48 pm

    Israel’s Supreme Court gave the government a week to report back on agreements reached on construction in outposts built on state land.

    The Jan. 3 order came in response to the agreement struck between the state and the Ramat Gilad outpost in the northern West Bank. Under the...

  • World ORT, ORT Israel can share ORT name, Israeli high court rules

    February 2, 2011 | 4:05 pm

    World ORT and ORT Israel both can use the ORT name for fundraising purposes, Israel’s Supreme Court ruled.

    A three-judge high court panel decided Monday that the two Jewish vocational school systems can use the name in Israel and abroad. Its ruling settles a long-standing dispute...