Supreme Court approves restrictions on MKs visiting terrorists in prison

Supreme Court approves restrictions on MKs visiting terrorists in prison

Supreme Court rejects petition against Israel Prison Service policy placing restrictions on MKs' visits to terrorists in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2020, 9:28 PM
Graffiti painted near home of Chief Justice

Graffiti painted near home of Chief Justice

Three residents of southern Tel Aviv detained after drawing graffiti outside home of Supreme Court President Esther Hayut.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2020, 2:06 AM
MK Zohar: We didn't know we would be in this situation

MK Zohar: We didn't know we would be in this situation

Coalition chair explains how proposal to investigate High Court conflict of interest failed, says its passage could have dismantled gov't.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 7/8/2020, 7:18 PM
New bill would let Knesset elect Supreme Court chief justice

New bill would let Knesset elect Supreme Court chief justice

Yamina MK Bezalel Smotrich drafts bill which would transfer power to choose chief justice of Supreme Court to the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2020, 2:21 PM
Supreme Court ruling could force US aid recipients to follow American policy on Israel

Supreme Court ruling could force US aid recipients to follow American policy on Israel

US Supreme Court upholds administration’s condition for NGOs to receive fund to fight AIDS in case which could have implications for Israel.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 6/29/2020, 8:03 PM
Activist admits to putting stickers on Supreme Court Justice's mailbox

Activist admits to putting stickers on Supreme Court Justice's mailbox

Southern Tel Aviv activist Shafi Paz says she put stickers accusing Supreme Court of making Jewish blood cheap on judge's mailbox.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2020, 5:23 PM
Blue and White demands Likud agree to change laws not mentioned in coalition agreement

Blue and White demands Likud agree to change laws not mentioned in coalition agreement

Blue and White may agree to change law so that Supreme Court can't force takeover by Benny Gantz - if Likud agrees to other changes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2020, 3:00 PM
'I will not allow the justice system to be harmed'

'I will not allow the justice system to be harmed'

New Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn states that "there will be no overrule clause" as long as he holds office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2020, 5:24 AM
INTO THE FRAY: Judicial overreach and the sovereignty imperative

INTO THE FRAY: Judicial overreach and the sovereignty imperative

Excessive judicial intervention into the purview of the legislature may have some unintended consequences. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/12/2020, 7:00 PM
ANALYSIS: The Supreme Court and Israeli law in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley

ANALYSIS: The Supreme Court and Israeli law in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley

"Annexation" is not necessary because Israel had and has the best claim to these areas.Yochanan Visser, 6/11/2020, 11:12 PM
Supreme Court overturns Regulation Law

Supreme Court overturns Regulation Law

Court declares law to normalize thousands of homes in Judea and Samaria unconstitutional.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2020, 7:27 PM
Gantz requests delay for passage of Draft Law

Gantz requests delay for passage of Draft Law

Defense Minister asks Supreme Court for 3-month extension to September to pass new Draft Law, citing recent formation of new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2020, 3:37 PM
Supreme Court rejects appeal to reopen event halls ahead of planned schedule

Supreme Court rejects appeal to reopen event halls ahead of planned schedule

Supreme Court rejects appeal to move up date for reopening event halls, says Health Ministry's reasoning is sound.Ben Shaul, 6/8/2020, 9:17 AM
Justice Mazuz: Man under indictment establishing government - a moral failure

Justice Mazuz: Man under indictment establishing government - a moral failure

Supreme Court publishes full arguments in decision not to prevent Netanyahu from forming government while under indictment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 7:14 PM
Hundreds demonstrate in Tel-Aviv against the Supreme Court: 'The people are the Sovereign'

Hundreds demonstrate in Tel-Aviv against the Supreme Court: 'The people are the Sovereign'

Demonstrators gather in Tel Aviv to protest Israeli Supreme Court's rulings against terrorist home demolition, infiltrator deportations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 10:37 AM
Smotrich: Netanyahu only wants to reform judiciary now that he's on the receiving end...

Smotrich: Netanyahu only wants to reform judiciary now that he's on the receiving end...

MK Smotrich is promoting "French Law" that would protect serving prime ministers from being questioned on minor charges.Y Rabinovitz, 5/26/2020, 9:58 PM
'We promote sovereignty without establishing Palestinian state'

'We promote sovereignty without establishing Palestinian state'

Former Minister Shaked: 'I built conservative camp in Supreme Court; we'll pay many years for Netanyahu mistake giving Nissenkorn Justice.'Shimon Cohen, 5/26/2020, 3:07 PM
Several homes of terrorists were already demolished, stresses father of Dvir Sorek

Several homes of terrorists were already demolished, stresses father of Dvir Sorek

Atuna was not 'the murderer' - he was one of a gang. Media portrayal is misleading.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 11:19 PM
Naftali Bennett: Supreme Court ruling 'broadcasts a message of weakness'

Naftali Bennett: Supreme Court ruling 'broadcasts a message of weakness'

"We had reached a level of zero terror attacks, but the Court is destroying our deterrence," says former Defense Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 6:17 PM
Judea and Samaria authority heads will not be investigated

Judea and Samaria authority heads will not be investigated

Supreme Court rejects Peace Now petition asking court to order Judiciary investigate authority heads for illegal construction involvement.Mordechai Sones, 5/25/2020, 4:03 PM
High Court rebukes left-wing groups: 'Hitching a ride on the corona crisis'

High Court rebukes left-wing groups: 'Hitching a ride on the corona crisis'

Supreme Court deletes petition of left-wing groups to require state to connect illegal Bedouin settlements to electricity and internet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2020, 9:38 AM
Limited number of people to be permitted to take part in annual Jerusalem Day march

Limited number of people to be permitted to take part in annual Jerusalem Day march

Court orders police, Jerusalem Day event organizers to reach compromise, leading to deal which would allow limited human chain, Kotel event.Hezki Baruch, 5/20/2020, 2:03 PM
Flag Dance: Supreme Court to decide event layout tomorrow

Flag Dance: Supreme Court to decide event layout tomorrow

Supreme Court to discuss flag dance organizers' petition to determine how traditional parade will look like on Jerusalem's holiday.Mordechai Sones, 5/19/2020, 10:37 PM
Supreme Court rejects petition to open Temple Mount to Jews

Supreme Court rejects petition to open Temple Mount to Jews

Ruling reads: 'Jewish ascent to prayer on Temple Mount, even if in small numbers, is liable to violate symmetry and reciprocity.'Mordechai Sones, 5/19/2020, 7:11 PM
Judicial overreach - Are the chickens coming home to roost?

Judicial overreach - Are the chickens coming home to roost?

There is a growing sense that the aura of infallibility given the Supreme Court, forming the basis of its power, is beginning to dim. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/10/2020, 10:47 AM
Left shows surprising support for Supreme Court decision allowing Netanyahu to form gov't

Left shows surprising support for Supreme Court decision allowing Netanyahu to form gov't

Recent poll indicates overwhelming support for Supreme Court decision allowing Netanyahu to form next governmemt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2020, 10:47 PM
Protest outside home of Supreme Court President Esther Hayut in Tel Aviv

Protest outside home of Supreme Court President Esther Hayut in Tel Aviv

Protesters outside the home of Court President Esther Hayut chanted: 'You're a disgrace,' and 'The people are the masters.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/8/2020, 3:25 PM
Smotrich slams 'very activist' Supreme Court ruling green-lighting Netanyahu-Gantz gov't

Smotrich slams 'very activist' Supreme Court ruling green-lighting Netanyahu-Gantz gov't

'Although court decided not to intervene, its reasoning lays out legal infrastructure that will allow it to intervene in any future matter.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 10:47 AM
Green light for Netanyahu-Gantz government

Green light for Netanyahu-Gantz government

Supreme Court judges reject petitions seeking to prevent Binyamin Netanyahu from forming the next government.Elad Benari, 5/6/2020, 11:13 PM
Poll: Israelis' faith in Supreme Court aligns with political beliefs

Poll: Israelis' faith in Supreme Court aligns with political beliefs

New poll shows 70% of Likud voters, but just 14% of Labor-Gesher-Meretz voters, believe Supreme Court rulings are politically motivated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 8:04 AM
Netanyahu: I was elected by the majority, the court should not interfere

Netanyahu: I was elected by the majority, the court should not interfere

Netanyahu: The Likud got more votes than any party in the history of the country. A huge majority wants the government we are establishing.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2020, 4:30 AM
Shaked: Majority in Knesset for override clause

Shaked: Majority in Knesset for override clause

Yamina MK Ayelet Shaked warns Supreme Court could intervene in Basic Laws because of rotation agreement between Blue and White, Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 6:54 PM
Chief Justice Hayut: 'People voted for the list and get skipped over'

Chief Justice Hayut: 'People voted for the list and get skipped over'

Supreme Court opens second day of petitions against establishing government this morning. Today's hearing to focus on coalition agreement.Mordechai Sones, 5/4/2020, 4:20 PM
Supreme Court to deliberate on Likud-Blue & White coalition deal today

Supreme Court to deliberate on Likud-Blue & White coalition deal today

Will Israeli Supreme Court strike down Likud-Blue & White coalition agreement - likely sending Israel to new elections - or greenlight deal?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 8:46 AM
Large convoy protests High Court's 'judicial dictatorship'

Large convoy protests High Court's 'judicial dictatorship'

Convoy sets out to protest Supreme Court's decision to hear petitions against the Likud-Blue and White unity government deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 1:05 PM
Supreme Court hears petitions against Netanyahu forming gov't

Supreme Court hears petitions against Netanyahu forming gov't

Hearings against Netanyahu forming gov't, coalition deal begin. Attorney representing AG: "Election results must be honored."Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/3/2020, 12:30 PM
Blue and White warns High Court: Don't meddle in agreement

Blue and White warns High Court: Don't meddle in agreement

Senior Blue and White officials warn court that it will be harmed in the event of elections and a likely crushing right-wing victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 7:58 AM
Supreme Court to discuss petitions against Netanyahu

Supreme Court to discuss petitions against Netanyahu

A panel of 11 judges will rule whether Netanyahu can form the next government in the wake of his indictment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 6:43 AM
Protesters rally in Israel against Netanyahu-Gantz coalition

Protesters rally in Israel against Netanyahu-Gantz coalition

In Tel Aviv, 1,500 hold socially-distant gathering to protest unity government.AFP, 5/3/2020, 12:14 AM
Sa'ar: Supreme Court has no respect for the legislature

Sa'ar: Supreme Court has no respect for the legislature

Likud MK: The judiciary should only intervene in legislation in rare cases - but it has become routine.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2020, 2:32 AM
Supreme Court orders to allow leavened chametz in hospitals on Passover

Supreme Court orders to allow leavened chametz in hospitals on Passover

Judges accept Secular Forum and Adalah organization petition. Transport Minister: 'Court continues to destroy principles of Jewish State.'Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2020, 12:56 PM
Protesters decry 'judicial dictatorship' outside Supreme Court

Protesters decry 'judicial dictatorship' outside Supreme Court

Dozens protest court's decision to hear petitions next week against Likud-Blue and White unity deal. "We are no longer a democracy."Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 12:38 PM
Supreme Court to hear cases against Netanyahu

Supreme Court to hear cases against Netanyahu

Supreme Court to hold 2-day panel next week on petitions to ban Netanyahu from forming government over his indictments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 5:10 PM
Likud, Blue and White, press Supreme Court to reject anti-Netanyahu petition

Likud, Blue and White, press Supreme Court to reject anti-Netanyahu petition

Likud, Blue and White, demand Supreme Court reject petition opposing unity government and PM Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 4/28/2020, 2:57 PM
'Judges need to realize this is a democracy, not Iran,' protesters say

'Judges need to realize this is a democracy, not Iran,' protesters say

Dozens gather outside home of Supreme Court Chief Justice, protesting move to void infiltrator Deposit Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2020, 2:43 PM
Yamina to demand Supreme Court override clause as condition for joining gov't

Yamina to demand Supreme Court override clause as condition for joining gov't

Yamina submits two preconditions for joining gov't including a law allowing Supreme Court rulings to be reversed.Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2020, 9:25 PM
Supreme Court throws out anti-infiltrator law

Supreme Court throws out anti-infiltrator law

Israel's Supreme Court strikes down law requiring illegal infiltrators to deposit fifth of their salaries to ensure timely exit from countryEitan Divinsky, 4/23/2020, 7:27 PM
Minister Smotrich: 'Stark secular coercion'

Minister Smotrich: 'Stark secular coercion'

Minister attacks ruling against printing press that refused to print LGBT material: 'Insane, grievous, and outrageous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 5:49 PM
Movement for Quality Government: Disqualify Netanyahu from serving as PM

Movement for Quality Government: Disqualify Netanyahu from serving as PM

In third attempt, leftist movement appeals to Supreme Court, demanding they disqualify Netanyahu from continuing to serve as prime minister.Orly Harari, 4/21/2020, 8:41 AM
Protesters outside Supreme Court: 'This isn't Iran!'

Protesters outside Supreme Court: 'This isn't Iran!'

Demonstrators accuse Supreme Court of 'judicial piracy', blast judicial interference in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 1:22 PM
Supreme Court dismisses petition against Netanyahu

Supreme Court dismisses petition against Netanyahu

Justice Alex Stein dismisses call to have court declare that an MK under indictment cannot form a government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 10:15 PM
Protest: Time to end judicial dictatorship

Protest: Time to end judicial dictatorship

Dozens protest outside home of Supreme Court Chief Justice: Stop robbing our democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2020, 1:41 PM
Yuli Edelstein calls Supreme Court ruling 'attempted takeover of legislature'

Yuli Edelstein calls Supreme Court ruling 'attempted takeover of legislature'

Knesset Speaker explains why he chose resignation over Supreme Court ruling: 'I cannot be forced to do things I think endanger democracy.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2020, 9:44 AM
Amir Peretz will be appointed Interim Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz will be appointed Interim Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz, the most senior Knesset Member, will convene the Knesset on Thursday to elect a permanent Knesset Speaker.Elad Benari, 3/26/2020, 12:30 AM
Edelstein: My conscience will not let me fulfill court order

Edelstein: My conscience will not let me fulfill court order

Outgoing Knesset Speaker refuses to carry out Supreme Court order to convene vote on his successor after announcing his resignation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 5:16 PM
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein resigns

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein resigns

In first, Knesset Speaker resigns, protesting Supreme Court ultimatum. 'Court's decision is gross interference, undermines democracy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 11:11 AM
Likud submits police complaint on election fraud

Likud submits police complaint on election fraud

Likud MK Dr. Shlomo Karhi: 'We today filed police complaint on forgery in elections; Court accepted request to extend appeal date.'Mordechai Sones, 3/24/2020, 7:47 PM