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News and updates about Simcha Rothman

New York:

Hundreds of leftist protesters: 'Shame on Rothman'

Israelis and American Jews protest outside Manhattan event attended by MK Simcha Rothman.

Hundreds of leftist protesters: 'Shame on Rothman'

Rothman blasts plans to protest judicial reform at NY parade

'Isn't it enough that you damaged our unity at home and incited violence in Israel?' Judicial reform architect slams planned NY protests.

Rothman blasts plans to protest judicial reform at NY parade

Violent protesters welcome MK Rothman to Tel Aviv panel

Police had to accompany MK Simcha Rothman to a panel discussion past hundreds of protesters against the judicial reform.

Violent protesters welcome MK Rothman to Tel Aviv panel

Activists demand NY Israel parade ban Israeli cabinet ministers

500 Israeli-Americans sign letter urging Celebrate Israel parade to refuse participation of delegation of ministers from Israeli government.

Activists demand NY Israel parade ban Israeli cabinet ministers

Constitution Committee Chair: Judicial reform talks will blow up

MK Simcha Rothman tells INN the opposition is not negotiating in good faith in the talks at the President's Residence.

Constitution Committee Chair: Judicial reform talks will blow up

MK Rothman warns

'If judicial reform doesn't pass, the government will collapse'

One of the architects of judicial overhaul warns that the government won't survive if reform isn't passed.

'If judicial reform doesn't pass, the government will collapse'

MK Simcha Rothman:

'The legislation of the reform shouldn't have been suspended'

MK Rothman says the opposition is not interested in a compromise on the judicial reform.

'The legislation of the reform shouldn't have been suspended'

MK Rothman to INN:

'The people demand judicial reform and that is what they'll get'

MK Rothman accuses some members of the opposition and organizers of the anti-reform protests of torpedoing talks on a compromise.

'The people demand judicial reform and that is what they'll get'

Rothman to US Jewish Leaders:

'Immigration reform won't hurt US Aliyah'

Religious Zionist Party MK defends proposal to repeal 'grandchild clause,' which extends Right of Return to non-Jewish relatives of Jews.

'Immigration reform won't hurt US Aliyah'

Anti-reform protesters crash Simcha Rothman's address

Anti-judicial reform protesters disrupt speech by one of the architects of judicial reform plan.

Anti-reform protesters crash Simcha Rothman's address

Rightist MKs blast Netanyahu's plan to freeze judicial reform

'Stopping the judicial reform would mean surrendering to violence, anarchy, and refusal within the army,' warns Religious Zionist Party.

Rightist MKs blast Netanyahu's plan to freeze judicial reform

Watch:

Hundreds of demonstrators surround MK Rothman's car

MK Simcha Rothman exits a house in Ramat Hasharon under heavy security as anti-judicial reform protesters shout at him.

Hundreds of demonstrators surround MK Rothman's car

Judicial reform:

Bill outlawing judicial review of Basic Laws to advance today

Basic Laws are Israel's approximate equivalent of a constitution.

Bill outlawing judicial review of Basic Laws to advance today

Judicial reform:

Rothman clarifies compromise offer

'Even though opposition is boycotting us, we're extending a hand toward them,' says Constitution Committee chairman.

Rothman clarifies compromise offer

MK Tally Gotliv:

'This isn't compromise, it's surrender'

Likud MK reacts to government's offer to limit use of majority on Judicial Selection Committee.

'This isn't compromise, it's surrender'

Bill to change Central Election Committee splits coalition

According to the bill, the committee head will be appointed by the committee and Knesset Speaker and will not be a Supreme Court judge.

Bill to change Central Election Committee splits coalition

MK Rothman to introduce watered-down version of reform

Senior member from haredi party says there is a willingness to compromise on Override Clause in exchange for better draft law.

MK Rothman to introduce watered-down version of reform

Israel's judicial reform plan explained

How Israel became embroiled in its most divisive public debate in years, what the reforms would do, and why some oppose them.

Israel's judicial reform plan explained

Judicial reform:

Rothman meets President: We'll talk despite the lies about us

Knesset Constitution Committee chairman MK Simcha Rothman to meet President Herzog after Herzog demands govt. halt judicial reform bills.

Rothman meets President: We'll talk despite the lies about us

Constitution Committee to discuss changes to judicial reforms

Coalition refuses President Herzog's demand to stop the judicial reform legislation, but may move to unilaterally soften bills.

Constitution Committee to discuss changes to judicial reforms

Constitution committee chair:

'Protesters don't accept election results'

Constitution Committee chairman Simcha Rothman tells BBC that protesters 'don't like the fact that Netanyahu is in office'.

'Protesters don't accept election results'

MK Rothman cancels Tel Aviv meeting after death threat

Knesset Constitution Committee chairman MK Simcha Rothman cancels meeting at Israel Bar Association as protestors gather at site.

MK Rothman cancels Tel Aviv meeting after death threat

Judicial reform:

Protests based on 'fundamental misunderstanding' says MK Rothman

'Opposition MKs willing to negotiate with Hamas, but not with Bibi or the Justice Minister,' says chairman of Constitutional Committee.

Protests based on 'fundamental misunderstanding' says MK Rothman

Judicial reform:

1,000 Likud members pen letter of support for judicial overhaul

'Amendments will restore public confidence in the judicial system,' Likud members stress.

1,000 Likud members pen letter of support for judicial overhaul

Man tries to enter home of MK Rothman

The man, who claimed he wanted to talk to the MK, was stopped by a security guard and was removed from the property.

Man tries to enter home of MK Rothman

MK Rothman to Diaspora Jews:

'Don’t believe the lies. Read the bill'

Head of Knesset Constitution Committee speaks in English at the Knesset, appeals to Jews abroad.

'Don’t believe the lies. Read the bill'

8 arrested

Protesters try to block rightist MKs from judicial reform vote

Major Jerusalem protest planned ahead of vote on judicial reform bill, as protesters try to prevent rightist MKs from reaching the Knesset.

Protesters try to block rightist MKs from judicial reform vote

Returning power to democracy:

Understanding the Israeli judicial reform

Head of the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee explains the 'Zion Will Be Delivered With Justice' work plan.

Understanding the Israeli judicial reform

Coalition cancels vote on key bill in judicial reform package

In apparent concession aimed at jumpstarting compromise talks with the Opposition, Coalition nixes planned vote on Override Clause.

Coalition cancels vote on key bill in judicial reform package

After Lapid and Gantz:

President Herzog meets MK Rothman

President repeats his call for negotiations and for reaching that will benefit the State of Israel and its citizens.

President Herzog meets MK Rothman

MK Rothman:

Ready to make weighty compromises if opposition supports reform

Knesset Constitution Committee chairman says he is willing to compromise on judicial reforms, but won't halt legislation.

Ready to make weighty compromises if opposition supports reform

Judicial reform:

Justice Minister calls to meet Opposition leaders tonight

Opposition leader Lapid says he will only agree to meet Justice Min. Levin, Constitution Committee chair Rothman if legislation is halted.

Justice Minister calls to meet Opposition leaders tonight

Chaos in Knesset committee:

14 MKs ejected during debate on judicial reform

Opposition members sang, screamed, jumped over tables, and sat on the floor.

14 MKs ejected during debate on judicial reform

Judicial Reform Compromise:

Judicial committee chief endorses Herzog's reform compromise

Simcha Rothman invites Opposition, chief justice to negotiate with Coalition, says president's proposed compromise not far from his own plan

Judicial committee chief endorses Herzog's reform compromise

Rothman to MK Kariv: Don't preach morality to me

Labor MK says Constitution Committee chairman dishonoring Shabbat terror victims by holding debate on judicial reforms today.

Rothman to MK Kariv: Don't preach morality to me

Netanyahu, Levin:

No compromise on judicial reform until after 1st reading

PM, Justice Minister reportedly determined to pass judicial reform bill in its current form in its first reading.

No compromise on judicial reform until after 1st reading

Harley Lippman:

'We have many enemies, they respect strength'

Harley Lippman, CEO of Genesis 10, spoke at the Israel Heritage event in NYC with Mike Pompeo and MK Simcha Rothman.

'We have many enemies, they respect strength'

MK Simcha Rothman:

'We will never give an inch, this is our homeland'

MK Simcha Rothman speaks at the Israel Heritage Foundation event in NYC, praises Mike Pompeo for strengthening US relationship with Israel.

'We will never give an inch, this is our homeland'

MK Rothman to submit new judicial reform bill in coming days

Knesset Constitution Committee chairman's bill reportedly more moderate on controversial changes than Minister Levin's.

MK Rothman to submit new judicial reform bill in coming days

Judicial Reform Plan:

Left-wing lawmakers ejected from raucous Knesset hearing

As Knesset committee formally begins deliberations on sweeping judicial reform plan, multiple Opposition MKs ejected for disrupting hearing.

Left-wing lawmakers ejected from raucous Knesset hearing

MK Rothman:

'EU interference doesn't bring peace, just intensifies conflict'

MK Simcha Rothman responds to document showing EU plan to help PA take control of Area C.

'EU interference doesn't bring peace, just intensifies conflict'

Judging a Court by its system: Interview with MK Simcha Rothman

Answers to crucial questions, such as how the Israeli justice system differs from the American one. Interview.

Judging a Court by its system: Interview with MK  Simcha Rothman

MK Rothman attacks Lapid:

'Illegal to call on municipalities not to cooperate with gov't'

MK Simcha Rothman attacks outgoing PM Lapid for open letter to municipalities: 'Criminal offense and worse than attack on the Capitol.'

'Illegal to call on municipalities not to cooperate with gov't'

Police ask A-G to investigate MK Rothman after shofar blown

Police accuse MK Rothman of obstructing them, violating court order, taking weapon of arrested man after shofar blown at Golden Gate.

Police ask A-G to investigate MK Rothman after shofar blown

MK Simcha Rothman:

‘If we want a Jewish state, Lapid is not the answer’

Responding to Lapid's two-state solution UN speech, MK Atty. Simcha Rothman slams right wing MKs who joined gov for misleading voters.

‘If we want a Jewish state, Lapid is not the answer’

Right-wing MK sues Jerusalem Post for libel

'Jerusalem Post's editor was Naftali Bennett's advisor and penned a book for Yoaz Hendel,' says Religious Zionist Party MK Simcha Rothman.

Right-wing MK sues Jerusalem Post for libel

MK Simcha Rothman:

PM Lapid is an 'opportunist' who doesn't want judicial reforms

The Religious Zionist Party's MK Atty. Simcha Rothman on why the justice system needs reform and how his party is attracting Anglo voters.

PM Lapid is an 'opportunist' who doesn't want judicial reforms

Religious Zionism MK threatens Jerusalem Post with libel suit

Post published article accusing MK Rothman of "supporting a Jewish terrorist."

Religious Zionism MK threatens Jerusalem Post with libel suit

MK Simcha Rothman: I'm not angry with Jonathan Pollard

Religious Zionist Party MK chides Pollard over his endorsement of Ayelet Shaked. 'I'm not mad at you - I once believed in her, too.' Op-ed.

MK Simcha Rothman: I'm not angry with Jonathan Pollard

I can’t take Israeli elections anymore

The only party that stuck to its promises and ideology is having primaries and you can still register to vote in them if you act now.Op-ed.

I can’t take Israeli elections anymore

MK Atty. Simcha Rothman:

‘For many years the left was global and the right was local’

The conservative battle to ‘defend the people from international progressive liberal tyranny’ is going global, says MK Atty. Simcha Rothman.

‘For many years the left was global and the right was local’

Right-wing MK: How can the coalition justify another election?

MK Simcha Rothman questions coalition MKs for their willingness to sit in a government with 'terror-supporters' while boycotting Netanyahu.

Right-wing MK: How can the coalition justify another election?

Religious Zionist Party MK:

'The government fell because it relied on terror supporters'

Right-wing lawmaker appears on Newsmax TV, predicting Netanyahu will likely return as prime minister after elections.

'The government fell because it relied on terror supporters'

Religious Zionism MK: Why pay social security twice?

American Israeli citizens currently pay two sets of Social Security fees. A new bill in the Knesset seeks to change that.

Religious Zionism MK: Why pay social security twice?

Watch: Bennett advisor hints anti-Netanyahu bill to proceed

MK Simcha Rothman of the Religious Zionism party says such a measure would be struck down as soon as the Right regains control.

Watch: Bennett advisor hints anti-Netanyahu bill to proceed

Evacuation of Khan al-Ahmar

MK Rothman: The government is lying to the Supreme Court

MK Simcha Rothman visits area to which residents of illegal Bedouin outpost were to be transferred.

MK Rothman: The government is lying to the Supreme Court

MK Rothman:

'Govt. must respond to Ben & Jerry's anti-Israel videos'

MK Simcha Rothman demands govt. act under BDS law against Unilever over Nen & Jerry's forcing employees to watch anti-Israel videos.

'Govt. must respond to Ben & Jerry's anti-Israel videos'

MK Simcha Rothman:

'Israel's the only country where a court adopted a constitution'

Religious Zionist MK slams Israeli Supreme Court's judicial activism. Read the full speech from the Tikvah Fund Jewish Leadership Conference

'Israel's the only country where a court adopted a constitution'

MK Rothman to Sa'ar:

'Get a hold of yourself, we're headed towards tragedy'

MK Simcha Rothman calls on Justice Minister to back the appointment of conservative judges to the Supreme Court.

'Get a hold of yourself, we're headed towards tragedy'

'Shaked, Yamina, and coalition are in Mansour Abbas' pocket'

MK Simcha Rothman says Ra'am being in coalition prevents enforcement of citizenship law unless significant changes are made.

'Shaked, Yamina, and coalition are in Mansour Abbas' pocket'