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  • Palestinian teen sentenced to life in prison for murder of Dafna Meir, mother of 6

    November 2, 2016 | 2:05 pm

    The Palestinian teenager who murdered Dafna Meir, a mother of six, in her West Bank home was sentenced to life in prison.

    The teen, who was 16 at the time of the murder, was sentenced Wednesday by a West Bank military court that also ordered him to pay nearly $200,000 to the...

  • WikiLeaks soldier Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

    August 21, 2013 | 9:24 am

    Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier convicted of the biggest breach of classified data in the nation's history by providing files to WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday.

    Judge Colonel Denise Lind, who last month found Manning guilty of 20 charges including...

  • Israeli Supreme Court shortens whistleblower’s prison term

    December 31, 2012 | 11:32 am

    Israel's Supreme Court on Monday shortened by a year the 4-1/2-year prison term of a soldier who gave a journalist classified military documents, some relating to operations against Palestinian militants.

    Ruling on Anat Kamm's appeal against the length of her sentence, the court...

  • Gabby Giffords faces Tucson assailant as he is sentenced to life

    November 8, 2012 | 11:28 am

    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords stood in federal court to face her would-be assassin on Thursday moments before he was sentenced to life in prison for killing six people and wounding 13 others, including Giffords, last year.

    Jared Loughner, 24, a college dropout...

  • Rubashkin appeals conviction, sentence to Supreme Court

    April 3, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin has appealed his conviction and sentence for bank fraud to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Rubashkin on April 2 filed a petition for writ of certiorari from the High Court. The court can decide to review the case or allow a federal appeals...

  • Abusive ‘rabbi’ sentenced to 24 years in prison

    February 28, 2011 | 11:35 am

    A self-proclaimed rabbi who counseled his followers to commit acts of child abuse and abused several children who lived with him was sentenced to 24 years in prison.

    Elior Chen was sentenced Monday in Jerusalem District Court to 24 years in prison and damages of $192,000 to his...

  • Rabbi gets maximum sentence in molestation case

    April 13, 2010 | 11:08 am

    A Brooklyn rabbi was given the maximum prison sentence for sexually assaulting a male teenager.

    Rabbi Baruch Lebovits was sentenced to 10 years and eight months to 32 years in prison on Monday by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Patricia DiMango, the New York Daily News reported. He...

  • Madoff Enters the Sentenced Land

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 14, 2009 | 2:01 pm

    From NYTimes.com:

    The convicted swindler Bernard L. Madoff arrived at a federal prison in Butner, N.C., on Tuesday to start serving a 150-year sentence.

    A spokeswoman for Federal Bureau of Prisons, Linda Thomas, said Mr. Madoff arrived at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex on Tuesday morning, after a brief stay at an Atlanta prison while in transit from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan.  Read the full story at NYTimes.com.

  • Madoff’s victims: Moving on, yet mesmerized by the spectacle

    June 30, 2009 | 4:58 pm

    For Belle Faber, the sentencing of Bernard Madoff felt surreal.

    Television coverage of Monday’s event was being projected on a screen in the conference room of the American Jewish Congress, one of the Jewish nonprofits hit hardest by Madoff’s thievery. Faber, the organization’s...

  • Abramoff receives new four-year sentence, Phoenix community leader murdered

    September 11, 2008 | 12:48 am

    Abramoff Receives New Four-Year Sentence

    Jewish lobbyist Jack Abramoff was sentenced to four years in prison. Abramoff had pleaded guilty to corruption and tax offenses related to influence peddling involving Republican congressmen and midlevel Bush administration officials, some of...