The latest on legal issues, criminal investigations, Supreme Court rulings, trial coverage, new laws, legislation and more across Israel.

Israeli airlines lobby for assistance amidst $155 million refund burden

“They should be applauded for continuing to fly, not punished.”

Trump engaged in 'insurrection' but can still run, Colorado judge rules

The ruling is the latest and most significant in a string of recent legal challenges to Trump's eligibility in light of his role in the events of January 6.


Is Israel sleepwalking into legal issues with the Palestinians in Gaza?

After the fighting ends, the world will focus on Israel’s obligations in the West Bank.

Same-sex partners of fallen soldiers are now recognized as IDF widow/ers

The issue was brought to light after the fiance of an IDF reservist killed by Hamas was not been allowed to fully participate in a shiva ceremony under the Families of Fallen Soldiers Law.

Knesset speaker announces budget cut, to redirect funds for war

The Knesset passed a law that would allow the families of people who are missing or were kidnapped to receive the same compensation given to families of fallen soldiers.

Knesset eases laws to allow people to easily build safe rooms

Previously, adding an extension of any kind to an apartment required the consensus of at least 60% of all the building’s or house’s residents.

Leading law conference drops UN Israel investigator after Hamas attack

UN Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry's Navi Pillay was accused of working “to further a demonstrably discriminatory agenda against the Jewish people and the State of Israel.”


Florida man arrested for possession of threatened tortoise

Edrick Acres, 53, of Eustis, Florida was charged for possession of the threatened gopher tortoise, which he had been keeping in a five-gallon bucket.

  High Court hears petitions on against the incapacitation law on August 3, 2023.

Knesset requests delay in incapacitation High Court hearing filing

Knesset legal representative Yitzhak Beret said that while his office had endeavored to develop its reply by the due date, they needed more time because of the complex nature of the hearing.

Lawfare Project wins lawsuit against former Barcelona mayor

The lawsuit challenged former Barcelona mayor Ada Colau's suspension of relations with Israel.

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