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Randy Halprin filed an appeal alleging that the judge in the case was anti-Semitic and racist.
Iran said in August it had arrested "tens of spies" in state bodies, many of whom were dual nationals.
Along with stoning for sodomy, the laws impose the death penalty on rapists and punish thieves with amputation.
Many Israelis and Europeans believe that killing a terrorist is more moral than allowing a situation in which he or she can be let free. We don’t disagree.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Knesset gave initial approval for legislation that would make it easier for a court to pass a death sentence on assailants convicted of murder in attacks classified as terrorism.
Joint List MK Ahmad Tibi asked Netanyahu if the bill would apply to the Duma killer, and the PM responded: “In principle, yes.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu calls for “justice in extreme situations.”
19 year-old Omar al-Abed stabbed to death three members of the Salomon family in July.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
His wife said he had been forced by his interrogators to read a confession.
Nadav Agarman tells lawmakers that he opposes expanded death penalty currently in the works.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The death penalty has not been invoked in Israel since Nazi commander Adolf Eichmann was hanged in 1962.
To date, Israel does not have the death penalty, but that might change.
Around 5,000 people are on death row for drug related offenses in Iran.
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