Court: Jerusalem Cinema Must Close on Shabbat

Supreme court says secular movie megacomplex must rest on the seventh day

Israeli Courts Slam Refugee Detention Process

Judges cancel summonses ordering African migrants to detention facilities

Israel Freezes Yeshiva Funds Over Draft Deferrals

Halts nearly $3 million in funding to protest haredi deferrals of IDF service

Israel’s First Female Supreme Court Justice Dies

Miriam Ben-Porat, also Israel’s first-ever female comptroller, was 94.

Sundown: Israeli Marriage Inequality

Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more

A New Knesset Session, a New Assault

Independent judiciary, certain NGOs are in government’s crosshairs

Unmolested

An accused pedophile from ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn has never faced trial, thanks in part to a D.A. who had political reasons not to pursue the case

Fruitful

Israel has kept Rabin’s assassin Yigal Amir in solitary confinement for more than 15 years while allowing him to father a child. In the context of exceptionally pro-natalist fertility policies, this seeming paradox makes sense.

Unwelcome

The 500 infant children of migrant workers currently facing deportation expose the unsettled nature of Israel’s immigration policy for foreign caregivers

Elevated

The Israel Museum’s impressive $100 million renovation awkwardly attempts to redefine the Jewish world

Law Practice: Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Jewish Law, and the Principle of Binding Precedent

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Jewish law, and the principle of binding precedent

School Daze

A haftorah of outcasts and paybacks

Real Estates

A haftorah of housing and holiness

Daybreak: The Territories Get Very Slightly Bigger

Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news

Daybreak: Israeli Chief Justice Shoe’d

Plus the Turkish debate, Holocaust remembrance, and more in the news

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