The politics of prayer in Israel
- Les femmes du Mur des Lamentations. Frattina, Katy Sakina // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p299
In October 2003, the Israeli Supreme Court reversed its earlier decision to uphold the right for women to pray out loud while wearing prayer shawls at the Western Wall. The court prohibited the women to pray in a manner contrary to traditional Jewish orthodox rites and ordered the state of...
- Messianic Jews decry Israeli court ruling. // Christianity Today;4/9/90, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p48
Discusses a letter written by the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America (MJA) protesting the Israeli Supreme Court's ruling that Messianic Jews are not entitled to automatic citizenship. Arguments against the court's decision.
- Contribution, not coercion. // Washington Jewish Week;3/8/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p14
The article discusses the Israeli Supreme Court ruling on the unconstitutionality of the Tal Law which since 2002 permitted full-time yeshiva students to delay army service until age 23.
- Israeli court postpones appeal. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;05/31/96, Vol. 32 Issue 31, p9
Reports that the Israeli Supreme Court has postponed the court date for an appeal by Bethlehem residents against the building of a new security road along their northern border. Reason for the appeals' postponement; Background of the case.
- The Israeli and United States Supreme Courts: A Comparative Reflection on Their Symbols, Images, and Functions. Perry, Barbara A. // Review of Politics;Spring2001, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p317
Judicial architecture and iconography play important roles in the symbolic lives of courts. Political scientists have noted that symbols of justice, judicial objectivity, and neutrality convey to the public "legitimizing messages" about the judiciary. In the United States these legitimizing...
- Who's a Jew? (Contd.) *. // Time;2/9/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p46
The article provides information on the decisions by the Supreme court of Israel on the modification of official standards for determination of Jewish nationality of a person.
- Legalizing the Barrier: the Legality and Materiality of the Israel/Palestine Separation Barrier. Blank, Yoshai // Texas International Law Journal;Spring2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p309
The article provides the author's views on the role of sovereignty in the legalization of the barrier that separates Israel and Palestine. The author explores the hybrid nature of the barrier; the material, legal and ideological aspects; and the inseparability of one barrier from another. The...
- Israeli Security and Human Rights. Garrett, Stephen A. // America;02/26/2000, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p12
Discusses the Israeli Supreme Court's September 7, 1999 decision which held that the use of moderate physical pressure in interrogation was a violation of Israeli law. Information on the Israeli General Security Service's interrogation methods for suspected Palestinian terrorists; Aspects of...
- Hitting Isn't in the Lesson Plan. // Mothering;May/Jun2000, Issue 100, p31
Reports ruling of the Israeli Supreme Court on corporal punishment of children by their parents. Conviction of a mother for two offenses of corporal punishment; Effect of corporal punishment on the welfare and physical of children; Legality of corporal punishment in the United States...