4 new Supreme Court judges tapped, as right
The Times of Israel4 new Supreme Court judges tapped, as right starts to shift benchThe Times of IsraelGeorge Kara, a Christian Arab judge at the Tel Aviv District Court who was among the panel of judges who convicted former president Moshe Katsav of rape and sentenced him to seven years in prison, was considered a compromise candidate who gained ...Shaked Victorious: Four New Justices May Tame Hyper-Activist Supreme CourtThe Jewish Press - JewishPress.comIsrael taps four new Supreme Court justices, shifting balance of ...Haaretzall 41 news articles »
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 2:03 pm
Netanyahu to Australia amid calls by former
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsNetanyahu to Australia amid calls by former PMs to recognize 'Palestine'Jerusalem Post Israel NewsThis will be the first-ever visit by an Israeli prime minister to Australia, considered one of Israel's closest friends in the world. Though presidents Chaim Herzog visited in 1986 and Moshe Katsav in 2005, not even a foreign minister has visited since ...and more »
Posted on 21 February 2017 | 12:11 am
Nearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsNearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows the best and worst of ...Jerusalem Post Israel NewsBest of times? Worst of times? For Israel, nearing its 70th anniversary, it is both at the same time.and more »
Posted on 19 February 2017 | 12:01 pm
Former President Katsav Visits Mekubal Rav
Yeshiva World NewsFormer President Katsav Visits Mekubal Rav ShmueliYeshiva World NewsFormer President Moshe Katsav, who was recently released from prison, on Tuesday evening 18 Shevat visited the Jerusalem home of Mekubal Rav Shalom Shmueli, Rosh Yeshivat HaMekubalim Nahar Shalom in the capital. Mr. Katsav spoke of his limud in ...
Posted on 15 February 2017 | 6:30 pm
Why Netanyahu's Australia Visit Is Troubling
ForwardWhy Netanyahu's Australia Visit Is Troubling — And Three Questions We Must Ask While He's HereForwardNo Israeli Prime Minister has yet visited Australia and the last visit by an Israeli president was Moshe Katsav in 2005. In retrospect, the Katsav visit was a disaster. It took place in the shadow of diplomatic tensions between Israel and Australasia ...and more »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 7:52 am
(Newser) - An Israeli court today ordered former Israeli President Moshe Katsav to prison for seven years following a rape conviction, rejecting his attorneys' request for leniency and making him the highest-ranking Israeli official ever sent to jail.
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Backlash over decision to grant Passover
The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel lashed out on Tuesday at the decision to grant furlough for the Passover Seder to former president and convicted rapist Moshe Katsav. “The decision by the Matisyahu Prison warden to let Katsav celebrate ...
Posted on 24 March 2015 | 11:21 am
Former president Moshe Katsav to be released
Former president Moshe Katsav, currently serving seven year in prison for rape, will be released for a 48-hour furlough on Passover Eve for the first time. Katsav made a similar request last year, but was denied because insufficient time had passed since ...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 2:19 am
Supreme Court dashes Moshe Katsav’s hopes
The Supreme Court rejected on Monday a request for a retrial by former president Moshe Katsav, with Justice Neal Hendel saying that Katsav, a convicted rapist, had merely rehashed arguments from an earlier, unsuccessful appeal. The recent request for a ...
Posted on 19 May 2014 | 4:14 am
Moshe Katsav, Former Israeli President,
JERUSALEM -- Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav entered a minimum security prison on Wednesday to start serving a seven-year sentence for rape, but not before defiantly accusing the state of Israel of "executing" an innocent man. The day was a ...
Posted on 6 December 2011 | 8:36 pm