Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)


No Charges in Prisoner X Suicide Case

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

No Charges in Prisoner X Suicide Case
The State Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday released for publication previously embargoed materials from the investigation into the cause of death of alleged Mossad agent Ben Zygier, also known as Prisoner X.Read More


Former Israeli President Katsav Sentenced to Seven Years for Rape

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

Former President of the State of Israel Moshe Katsav was sentenced to seven years in jail Tuesday, for after he had previously been found guilty of rape and other sexual offenses.Read More


Prosecution: Former Israeli President Saw Women Staffers as Sexual Objects

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

Former president Moshe Katsav exploited his lofty position to sexually harass female employees, treating the female workforce as a pool out of which he chose sexual objects, the prosecution in Katsav’s sexual harassment and rape trial said in transcripts released on Tuesday.Read More


Israeli Court: Jaffa's Jews-Only Housing Complex Is Legal

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

The Tel Aviv District Court rejected a petition this week against a decision to lease land in Jaffa’s Ajami neighborhood for the exclusive use of members of the religious Zionist community.Read More


Olmert's Lawyers Say Evidence Lacking in Corruption Charges Against Him

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

For the first time in the history of the State of Israel, a person who served as prime minister will sit on the defendant’s bench.Read More






    Find us on Facebook!
    • "You wouldn’t send someone for a math test without teaching them math." Why is sex ed still so taboo among religious Jews?
    • Russia's playing the "Jew card"...again.
    • "Israel should deal with this discrimination against Americans on its own merits... not simply as a bargaining chip for easy entry to the U.S." Do you agree?
    • For Moroccan Jews, the end of Passover means Mimouna. Terbhou ou Tse'dou! (good luck) How do you celebrate?
    • Calling all Marx Brothers fans!
    • What's it like to run the Palestine International Marathon as a Jew?
    • Does Israel have a racism problem?
    • This 007 hates guns, drives a Prius, and oh yeah — goes to shul with Scarlett Johansson's dad.
    • Meet Alvin Wong. He's the happiest man in America — and an observant Jew. The key to happiness? "Humility."
    • "My first bra was a training bra, a sports bra that gave the illusion of a flat chest."
    • "If the people of Rwanda can heal their broken hearts and accept the Other as human, so can we."
    • Aribert Heim, the "Butcher of Mauthausen," died a free man. How did he escape justice?
    • This guy skipped out on seder at his mom's and won a $1 million in a poker tournament. Worth it?
    • Sigal Samuel's family amulet isn't just rumored to have magical powers. It's also a symbol of how Jewish and Indian rituals became intertwined over the centuries. http://jd.fo/a3BvD Only three days left to submit! Tell us the story of your family's Jewish heirloom.
    • British Jews are having their 'Open Hillel' moment. Do you think Israel advocacy on campus runs the risk of excluding some Jewish students?
    • from-cache

    Would you like to receive updates about new stories?




















    We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

    Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.