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Can Israel expel the families of terrorists?

Can Israel expel the families of terrorists?

Legal Forum chair tells Arutz Sheva about his proposal to Netanyahu that could allow Israel to take deterrent action.
Attorney Yossi Fuchs, chairperson of the Legal Forum for Israel, last month submitted a legal opinion to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, in which he proposed distancing rather than expelling the families of

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Late justice: Gush Katif farmer compensated 800,000 shekels

Late justice: Gush Katif farmer compensated 800,000 shekels

Farmer’s lawyer explains how he defeated draconian law meant to absolve state of responsibility for property loss.
Over a decade since the 2005 Disengagement plan that expelled all Jews from Gaza, a long legal battle has come to an end, finally granting farmer Shlomo Wasserteil a measure of justice for his

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Barrage of Lawsuits Set to Counter Leftist ‘Settlement Boycott’ Groups

Barrage of Lawsuits Set to Counter Leftist ‘Settlement Boycott’ Groups

After High Court of Justice ruling yesterday, requiring boy-cotters to compensate for lost revenues, Legal Forum for Israel says it is preparing legal fusillade.
The Legal Forum for Israel is preparing to submit a series of lawsuits against leftist organizations that call to boycott products from Judea and Samaria, after

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Legal Forum Calls to Revoke Licenses of Convicted Terrorists

Legal Forum Calls to Revoke Licenses of Convicted Terrorists

Following Wednesday night’s car attack in Jerusalem, the Legal Forum for Israel has turned to Minister of Transportation, Yisrael Katz, to input a driver’s license disqualification law for those convicted of terrorist activities.
Attorney Yossi Fuchs, the Forum’s consul, wrote to Katz that the terrorist who carried out the attack, Abdelrahman Shaludeh, was tried and convicted in

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Seek and You Shall Find

Seek and You Shall Find

Persistent monitoring by attorneys from the Legal Forum of activities of incitement to violence against residents of Judea and Samaria led to unprecedented criticism by Judge Nava Bechor against the Attorney General’s Office and its biased and selective treatment of offences committed by left and right wing activists.
Judge Bechor’s

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Fighting Terror With Our Hands Tied Behind Our Backs

Fighting Terror With Our Hands Tied Behind Our Backs

There are Israeli legal professionals who seem to fear the International Court of Justice in The Hague – and Obama – and Israel’s image – more than they fear for the lives of Israeli citizens.
While Israel faces the reality of war, many ask themselves why a country with one

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Legal Forum: ‘Alternative’ Memorial Service an Insult

Legal Forum: ‘Alternative’ Memorial Service an Insult

The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel demanded that Tel Aviv put a stop to an ‘alternative’ Memorial Day event.
The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel on Sunday petitioned the Tel Aviv Municipality, demanding that it act to prevent an “alternative Memorial Day service” in the city

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Democratic Ping Pong

Democratic Ping Pong

The Supreme Court is holding hearings about the legality of the Knesset law that attempts to stop tens of thousands of illegal African immigrants from settling in Israel, a phenomenon which has turned neighborhoods into crime-ridden, unsafe areas.
On Tuesday April 1st another hearing took place in the Supreme Court regarding

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Petition Urges EU to Shelve “Legally Flawed” Settlement Boycott

Petition Urges EU to Shelve “Legally Flawed” Settlement Boycott

A petition signed by 1,100 jurists, rabbis and diplomats was sent recently to EU Foreign Affairs Commissioner Catherine Ashton and the European Union’s 28 foreign ministers, urging them to rescind Brussels’ decision to impose financial sanctions on Israeli settlements. The petition deemed the EU’s decision “legally flawed,” saying it was

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