Cop on trial for negligent homicide in Abu Jariban's death says he received orders from commanding officer.
Chaim Levinson is a Haaretz correspondent, covering the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Previously, he was the Yedioth Ahoronot correspondent for Religious Affairs and the Orthodox communities.
Levinson received his B.A. in Social and Humanities Studies at the Open University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Democracy Studies.
House, abandoned in 2001 and taken over by settlers in 2005, is owned by a Palestinian man; ownership documents presented by the settlers to the court were found to be forgeries.
Rabbi is father-in-law of Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner, who was filmed striking a Danish pro-Palestinian activist was quoted in a pamphlet distributed on the Sabbath in Jerusalem synagogues.
Defense establishment sources admit construction in the outpost is illegal, and that no real steps have been taken to stop it; situation could spark crisis in Netanyahu's coalition.
Two settlers arrested for assaulting police after 9-year-old was detained for entering closed military zone; boy's parents file complaint.
Incident occurs after a group of Jewish children began playing in the lot between the house recently occupied by Jewish settlers and a nearby closed military zone.
Danish activist Andreas Ias denies resorting to violence before being hit in the face with an M-16 rifle by a senior IDF officer.
Admission was made in the state's response to a High Court petition filed last year by Beit Furik residents.
The High Court of Justice ordered the evacuation of the illegal West Bank outpost last month; temporary housing will cost NIS 25 million, and the government will most likely foot the bill.