High Court annuls military exemptions for ultra-Orthodox

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Israel’s High Court of Justice ruled 6-3 on Tuesday that the so-called Tal Law, which grants military service deferments to full-time yeshiva students, is … [Read more...]

Terrorist attack averted after smuggler drops bomb

JERUSALEM (JWN)—A potentially disastrous terrorist attack was averted Tuesday, when security forces pursuing a smuggler in the Sinai recovered a powerful bomb he dropped while being chased. A joint … [Read more...]

IDF expels 12 Jewish extremists from West Bank

JERUSALEM  (JWN and agencies)-- The Israel Defense Forces expelled and issued restraining orders to 12 Jewish extremists it detained in a Wednesday night raid of four settlements. The 12 were from … [Read more...]

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