Booker has “studied the Torah since I was 20 years old and had a really good Afro.”
In the Jewish pursuit of tikkun olam, we must work to create a more just legal system in America.
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These rabbis say it is time to see the death penalty for what it is: not as justice gone awry, but a symptom of injustice as status quo.
A Maryland lawyer tapped to fill the No. 2 position at the U.S. Justice Department was expected to face tough questions from a Senate panel on Tuesday about how he would handle an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The more Jewish Israel is, the more democratic it will become, the nation’s justice minister wrote in a new journal. The legal system in Israel should strengthen its Jewish nature, Ayelet Shaked wrote in the inaugural issue of the Hebrew language policy journal Hashiloach, published by the Tikva Fund. “When we wish…
Why would a group of young British Jews want to hire a West Bank lawyer? Jessica Belle Weiss explains that someone needs to make sure Palestinian kids get a fair trial in military court.
The U.S. Department of Education dismissed a complaint against the University of California Berkeley that claimed anti-Israel protests on campus created a hostile environment for Jewish students, and that the university was legally obligated to curb them.
Dzokhar Tsarnaev will be tried fairly, defended and punished. Thanks to our justice system, America may get some important answers about the Boston Marathon terror bombing.
They’re often called the “forgotten refugees” — a group of more than 850000 Jews who were kicked out of the Arab world or fled from state-sponsored persecution after the State of Israel was founded… It’s what some historian’s call the Arab world’s “double war” on the Jewish state. one was fought on the battleground, the other at home against the nearly one million Jews who had lived for hundreds of years in Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Syria, Tunisai, Yemen, Morroco and Algeria. The plight of these Arab Jewish refugees never made world headlines for very long — that’s because nearly 70% of them went to Israel where they were integrated. But their expulsion from Arab countries was filled with abuse and violence — most left wealthy communities with no more than a suitcase in their hand. The Arab governments are estimated to have seized between what would be today the equivalent of $5-$10 billion dollars of assets from the Arab Jewish refugees. At this first ever conference called “Justice for Jewish Refugees from Arab countries,” the Israeli government and the World Jewish Congress are demanding recognition of the crimes committed and compensation… Prime Minister Netanyahu is championing the cause more than any of his predecessors…he recorded a message for the conference… Levana Zamir, who was born in Cairo, came to the conference to tell her harrowing story. She was 10 years old on May 16th, 1948, the day the state of Israel was declared. That evening, 10 Egyptian police …