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UN commission resumes ‘kangaroo court’ hearings on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Cleveland Jewish News 24 Mar 2023
Human Rights Council created the group—officially the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem and Israel—it has come under fire by Israel, the United States and a host of other U.N ... Jerusalem and in Israel.”.

Anti-reform protests reveal police double standards

Cleveland Jewish News 22 Mar 2023
From my experience as a criminal defense lawyer in cases of illegal assembly, and we have had a lot of such cases here in Jerusalem, I am pretty sure that if they were right-wing protesters, or haredim [ultra-Orthodox Jews], or Arabs—any of these groups—the police would be much ...

Israel court extends house arrest of Palestinian journalist

The New Arab 21 Mar 2023
An Israeli court on Tuesday extended the months-long house arrest of a Palestinian journalist from occupidc east Jerusalem ... At the Jerusalem magistrates court, her lawyer Mohammed Mahmoud said officials postponed the verdict until April 18, during which time she will remain under house arrest.

British diplomats reported for wearing T-shirts with maps erasing Israel

Cleveland Jewish News 20 Mar 2023
U.K. Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has reported British diplomats stationed in Jerusalem for potential breaches of the Diplomatic Service Code, after they sported T-shirts featuring a map of “Palestine” extending from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, effectively wiping out Israel ... “You must not ... Clause 15 states. “You must not ... .

Is Netanyahu trapped or out of touch with the Israeli public? - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 20 Mar 2023
As reported in Friday’s Jerusalem Post, “The Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee led by Religious Zionist Party MK Simcha Rothman will ... The writer is a former lawyer from Manchester, England. She now lives in Israel where she works at The Jerusalem Post.

Daughter of Holocaust survivor finds strength Book of Esther - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 18 Mar 2023
Many of us challenge ourselves to achieve something special by the time we reach an important birthday or milestone ... Shushan Purim celebrations amid ongoing coronavirus outbreak in Jerusalem, Feb. 28, 2021 (credit. MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) ... The writer is a former lawyer from Manchester, England. She now lives in Israel where she works at The Jerusalem Post. .

French court throws out Israel-instigated ban on Palestine event

The Electronic Intifada 17 Mar 2023
In an important victory for free speech and human rights in France, a court in the eastern city of Nancy overturned a government order banning an event featuring Salah Hammouri, the Palestinian French lawyer and former political prisoner expelled by Israeli occupation authorities from his native Jerusalem in December.

The Status Quo Defense Society

The Atlantic 16 Mar 2023
[ Jerusalem Demsas. Not everyone should have a say ] How did this happen? Lawyers—the answer is always lawyers ... And lawyers—terrified of getting their clients caught up in lengthy court proceedings where a judge tells them they should have thought through the fourth- or fifth-order impacts of an apartment building—spend eons fleshing them out.

Egged on by Israel, France bans Salah Hammouri from speaking

The Electronic Intifada 16 Mar 2023
President Emmanuel Macron’s administration publicly admonished Israel that the Palestinian French human rights lawyer “must be allowed to exercise all of his rights and live a normal life in Jerusalem, the city where he was born and where he resides.” ... lawyer Salah Hamouri.

What a mother of an IDF special forces soldier would like to tell you - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 04 Mar 2023
When you have a child who’s serving in a special forces unit in the IDF, there are things about which you’d like to shout from the rooftops, just to get them off your chest, but you know you can’t ... (credit ...   ... The writer is a former lawyer from Manchester, England. She now lives in Israel where she works at The Jerusalem Post. .

Palestinians protest over East Jerusalem school merger

Arab News 26 Feb 2023
Dozens of Palestinian parents staged protests in East Jerusalem on Saturday over plans by Israeli authorities to merge two schools in the Old City ... Abu Ziyad, a lawyer, writer and former minister of Jerusalem affairs in the Palestinian government, told Arab News ... Parents of students reject any Israeli interference in education in Jerusalem.

A small girl with a big heart raises funds for the Michael Levin Base

The Jerusalem Post 24 Feb 2023
HAVING RAISED a significant amount of money (NIS 16,000), Chaya traveled with her family to The Michael Levin Base in Jerusalem on her Hebrew birthday to present it to them ... Afterward, they wandered around Jerusalem, soaking up its unique, Friday morning atmosphere ... The writer is a former lawyer from Manchester, England.

Today in Israeli History

The American Israelite 23 Feb 2023
February 24, 1942Soviet Sub Sinks Struma. February 24 ... Only one of the 769 Jewish refugees survives ... 23 and sunk the next day ... With legal degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Beinisch in 1967 goes to work for the State Attorney’s Office ... She became a lawyer in 1945 and first served as a judge on the Jerusalem District Court in 1958 ... .

Israel’s autocratic turn

Taipei Times 20 Feb 2023
Over the past few weeks, tens of thousands of Israelis have protested in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities. These weekly demonstrations have been accompanied by smaller protests by lawyers, academics, health professionals, businesspeople and artists ... people rallied in Jerusalem.

Stray cats flock Israel's streets - it's up to us to take care of them ...

The Jerusalem Post 18 Feb 2023
Formerly stray kittens Dwight K ... (credit. ELISHEVA JACOBSON) ... As SPCA Israel spokesperson Gadi Vitner told The Jerusalem Post in a recent article, “Nobody has made real progress to stop the suffering of this poor animal ... The writer is a former lawyer from Manchester, England. She now lives in Israel where she works at The Jerusalem Post. .

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