Jerusalem District Court

Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Stabber Sentenced To Life In Prison

06/27/2016 - 11:16

Jerusalem — Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed six marchers at the Jerusalem gay pride parade, including a 16-year-old girl fatally, was sentenced to life in prison.

Yishai Schlissel is escorted by police after his hearing at the Jerusalem Magistrates Court, Aug. 11, 2015. JTA

Jewish Teen Sentenced To Life, Accomplice To 21 Years In Killing Of Palestinian 16-Year-Old

02/04/2016 - 11:43

Jerusalem — A Jewish teen was sentenced to life in prison and a second teen to 21 years for kidnapping and murdering a Palestinian teen by burning him to death.

Police escorting Yosef Haim Ben-David, one of the three Jewish suspects in the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. JTA

Jewish Teens Found Guilty In Murder Of Palestinian Teen Who Was Burned To Death

11/29/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Two Jewish teens were found guilty of the murder of a Palestinian teen who was burned to death in the Jerusalem forest.

Police escorting Yosef Haim Ben-David, one of the three Jewish suspects in the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. JTA

Olmert Sentenced To Prison In Talansky Case

05/25/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman.

Former Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, at an earlier court hearing in Jerusalem in 2012. Getty Images

Court: Women Should Not Have Been Arrested

Latest ruling presents Robinson's Arch as an option for women, but says they can pray at the Wall, as well.
04/24/2013 - 20:00

JERUSALEM  -- Women praying out loud at the Western Wall in prayer shawls do not disturb the public order and should not have been arrested, an Israeli court found.

Women of the Wall, which agitates for women's prayer rights, won a major court victory on April 24. Getty Images
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