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Are Arab Israelis permitted to purchase land in the West Bank?

It seems that Palestinian land laws prohibit Palestinians from selling any Palestinian-owned lands to "any man or judicial body corporation of Israeli citizenship, living in Israel or acting on ...
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Would Jewish settlements on Palestinian territory be illegal if the settlers were Palestinian and they didn’t encroach on any already settled lands?

I’m trying to understand whether the individual settlers themselves are violating any laws (presumably Palestinian ones), and if so, which ones and how. Is it illegal under Palestinian law to enclose ...
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Does the Israeli military have a legal right to shoot at anyone within the Gaza Strip that they suspect of being a member of Hamas?

In regard to the ground incursion of the Gaza Strip by the Israeli military, I would like to know if it is stated somewhere in either international law, or in Israel law, or in the Geneva Convention, ...
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Is it legally plausible that Israel could be guilty of genocide against Palestinians?

A recent article from the Anti-Defamation League states (without citing any sources or providing any evidence): Genocide is a legal term, and in no way do Israeli policies and actions meet this legal ...
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What part of Israeli law declares that the Knesset is the legislative authority?

It is well-known that the Knesset (the Israeli parliament) is the legislative authority in Israel. But I did not find it written in the law. I looked at two laws: The basic law of the Knesset defines ...
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What happens if the president refuses to sign an approved law?

In Israel, every law approved by the Knesset is signed by the president, the prime minister, and the Knesset chairman. Suppose one of these three (e.g. the president) disagrees with the law and ...
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How much violence is legally permitted to defend property?

Supposing a new business opens, and as usual the local criminals demand "protection money" under threat of property damage. If the business owner decides to spend the night at his business ...
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statute of limitations on injuries in the workplace in israel?

A year ago I got hit by a metal bar on my leg. I didn't tell anyone because I have a speech problem and heavy shyness. It hurt me the first day and later the doctor told me it was not broken and gave ...
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What happens when a legal message goes to the spam folder?

Here is a hypothetic question. A person signed a contract with a company, to work for 3 hours a week. The contract says that the company may reduce the number of hours based on its needs, by sending ...
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Does Israeli law provide for Habeas Corpus and can detained Palestinians raise a petition for it?

According to a CommonDreams.org article, "Palestinian Prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash Ends Hunger Strike After Deal With Israel" Palestinians and human rights defenders around the world on ...
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Are anti BDS laws in the USA violating the doctrine of separation of church and state and/or freedom to assemble?

Many state and federal lawmakers support anti BDS laws. BDS is a movement about boycotting Israel for alleged human rights abuses. (It stands for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions.) A federal court has ...
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Is it possible to be in violation of 18 USC 2339 accidentally?

During its military operation to reduce Hamas' military capabilities, Israeli airforce destroyed an office complex in Gaza. Israel has claimed that it had absolutely certain information that Hamas' ...
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Under what laws did Israel evict Palestinians from their homes?

According to the BBC news last night, the latest violence in Israel / Palestine began after Palestinians were evicted from their homes in favour of Israelis. It seems highly draconian. What laws does ...
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Patent ownership for inventions by employees on unpaid COVID leave

According to the employment contract, anything an employee comes up with, at any time (e.g. during weekends and completely unrelated to work) is the property of the company. It seems harsh but as ...
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Is witchcraft legally punishable? [closed]

Suppose a witchcraft is proved to cause consequences, would it be legally punishable? I was telling to everybody that I am a sectarian and a religious fanatic. For this reason I would most likely die ...
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Protection of a person from the laws of the country (marriage in Israel)

If a person is a citizen of the country that prohibits or limits his right to marry, what are the legal ways for this person to protect his/her rights to marry? An example is Israel that prohibits ...
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How can it be legal to prohibit marriages based on religion and nationality?

As far as I know marriages between jews and non jews are prohibited in Israel. Even Israel citizens have to go to Cyprus to marry. How did this law come into existence? Is there an enforceable ...
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Is It Legal to Marry a Jew?

Let's say an Eastern European woman is in Israel on a work visa and a Jewish man, for whatever reason, wants to marry her. Since it is practically speaking illegal to mix in Israel, could they ...
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Can I solicit investments in a private Facebook group?

I was told that soliciting investments for my business in public without registering at the bursa is illegal. Is it legal to solicit investment in a closed/private Facebook group? Is a private group ...
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What is the legal definition of "week" in the context of an independent work agreement?

I have an independent work agreement with a client and there is some ambiguity with the definition of the word "week" which is being used to describe a fixed quota that should be achieved per week. ...
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Is it legal to teach a book in you tube

I want to teach a subject using a book. On the book there are copyrights I dont get any payment for my videos, its free, i just want to teach the subject from a book i learn and publish the lessons ...
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What are my legal options against an illegal construction in a public place that I use?

Last Thursday night, while walking near a public prayer house that I usually visit, I was surprised to see some 20 people, some of whom are neighbors, doing illegal construction activities. Those ...
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Is the NSO Group guilty of computer crimes?

The NSO Group is the company (based in Israel but American-owned) which appears to be responsible for the software used to penetrate WhatsApp. The case seems to have a lot of parallels with the ...
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Is it possible to cancel a tenancy with someone who is most probably a fraudster, just for being a fraudster?

Some months ago, a neighbor of mine rented his appartment to a person for a year. Now, I have read in a major and respectable newsletter, that this person is accused of serious frauds. There are at ...
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