Tag archive for ‘Prison’
Ynet News On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Rabbi Berland releases from prison for sex offenses against women from his congregation – Becomes Supporters Ecstatic

  It’s the early evening in Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s residence in “Shomrei Hahomot” (Guardians of the Walls), his small territory at the end of Mea She’arim, on the way to the Musrara neighborhood. More...

Martin Danenberg On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

BLOG / A Tale of Three Prisons

The first prison is in Israel.  The second prison is in Texas.  The third prison or jail is in New York City. There are very interesting stories that have developed in those prisons.  If there was ever More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Israel’s jailed ex-PM, Ehud Olmert released early

  Ehud Olmert, Israel’s former prime minister, and mayor of Jerusalem, was released from prison Sunday morning days after a parole board granted him an early release from his 27-month corruption sentence. Spokesman More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Former chief rabbi Yona Metzger sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

Rabbi Yona Metzger in court today (Photo: Motti Kimchi)   Former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger signed a plea agreement with the Jerusalem district attorney Tuesday evening in which the rabbi More...

Ynet News On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Israel’s Rapist Ex-president Moshe Katsav released from prison

Former president Moshe Katsav, a convicted rapist, was released from prison on Wednesday afternoon after the State Attorney’s Office decided against appealing the parole board’s decision More...

Roi Kais On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Egyptian Court sentences Morsi to 40 years; others sentenced to death

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to 40 years in prison after he was convicted on charges relating to an espionage case involving the alleged passing of classified Egyptian More...

Ynet News On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Israel’s Rapist Ex-president Moshe Katsav request for early release denied

Former president Moshe Katsav’s request to be released early from prison was denied Wednesday afternoon. He is currently serving a seven-year sentence for rape. The parole board next to the Prison Service More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Surprise: The Countries That Imprison The Most Foreigners

  Which countries count the most foreigners among their prison populations? At 92 percent, the United Arab Emirates has the highest share in the world. This is of course not so shocking considering the large More...

JNS On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Jonathan Pollard cancels speech to avoid risk of being sent back to prison

  Jonathan Pollard, who was released in November after serving 30 years in a U.S. prison for spying on America for Israel, canceled a speech he was scheduled to give at a meeting of the Conference of Presidents More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Israel’s Supreme Court sends Former prime minister Olmert to 18 months in prison for bribery

  Israel’s supreme court on Tuesday reduced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s prison sentence for a sweeping Holyland bribery scandal from six years to 18 months. The first Israeli leader to More...

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