MKs, rabbis and other public figures laud settler for 'civil disobedience' against 'undemocratic, immoral' warrant ordering him to stay away from West bank.
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.
Military prosecution fails to meet legal requirements under Geneva Convention, says Col. Netanel Benishu, president of the military courts in the territories.
A Palestinian complaint that a settler destroyed his olive trees gets 'official' treatment - with the case closed without any investigation.
Activist Ezra Nawi says he has been a victim of petty faultfinding and repeatedly fined for minor offenses in a region where law enforcement is notoriously loose.
Saeb Erekat refrains from threatening boycott of the talks, while Palestinian officials claim Israel's plans for new settlement construction adds to the already heavy pressure on the PA.
Despite Renewal of Peace Talks Israel Approves Plans for Hundreds of Residential Units in West Bank Settlements
Some 550 units in the settlements of Talmon, 60 in Alon Shvut and 38 in Kokhav Yaakov have been approved, out of a total 878; discussion of some of the plans had been postponed amid renewal of negotiations with the Palestinians.
During the summer session that ended last week, longtime and opposition Knesset members were the worst deadbeats.
New Israel Police unit formed to fight 'nationalist' crime focuses on Jewish crime against Arabs, ignoring Arab crimes against Jews, and has 'infinitesimal' success rate anyway, says critic.
The would-be spy, a member of Neturei Karta, met with Iranian representatives in Berlin, and made subsequent attempts to maintain contact. He reportedly confessed to hating Israel.
Hearings dealt with plans for Palestinian villages Israel considers illegal; move part of the European Union's policy of monitoring Israeli treatment of communities in Area C of West Bank.