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Israel Razing West Bank Settlement Buildings

Supreme Court orders structures in three settlements to be demolished

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Court: Jerusalem Cinema Must Close on Shabbat

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

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Israeli Courts Slam Refugee Detention Process

Judges cancel summonses ordering African migrants to detention facilities

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Israel Freezes Yeshiva Funds Over Draft Deferrals

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

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Israel’s First Female Supreme Court Justice Dies

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

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Sundown: Israeli Marriage Inequality

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

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A New Knesset Session, a New Assault

Independent judiciary, certain NGOs are in government’s crosshairs

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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

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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.

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Unwelcome

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

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Elevated

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

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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

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School Daze

A haftorah of outcasts and paybacks

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Real Estates

A haftorah of housing and holiness

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Daybreak: The Territories Get Very Slightly Bigger

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

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Daybreak: Israeli Chief Justice Shoe’d

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

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Today’s News: Further On Up The Road

Plus a $200M fraud hits Lakewood, a maybe-march into Gaza, and more

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Strange Breadfellows

Orthodox Union finds unlikely ally in Israeli high court