List of candidates for Supreme Court published

Candidate list includes former Chief Military Prosecutor Sharon Afek and wife of MK Steinitz.

Hezki Baruch and Ido Ben Porat ,

Gideon Sa'ar
Gideon Sa'ar
Flash 90

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar on Thursday afternoon published the list of 24 candidates for judicial positions on the Supreme Court.

Four new judges will be selected from the list, comprised of candidates nominated by three members of the Judicial Selection Committee, the Minister of Justice or the President of the Supreme Court.

The list of candidates includes former Chief Military Prosecutor Sharon Afek, former Knesset Advisor Eyal Yinon, wife of MK Steinitz Judge Gila Steinitz, Prof. Aviad Hacohen, Prof. Suzi Navot and former Director General of the Ministry of Justice Sigal Ya'akovi.

About seven candidates will be selected from the list of candidates, and the committee will vote to elect four of those during the month of November. According to estimates and with the promotion of Ministers Sa'ar and Shaked, two conservative judges and one liberal will be elected in a 'deal' to be agreed upon with Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut.

It should be noted that five candidates are graduates of Yeshivat Netiv Meir (Hahn, Hacohen, Yinon, Winograd, Lifshitz), and four are graduates of Yeshivat Har Etzion (Hacohen, Lifshitz, Winograd, Yinon).

The list of candidates:

1. Judge Michal Agmon-Gonen
2. General Sharon Afek
3. Dr. Yael Aridor-Bar Ilan
4. Judge Tamar Bezeq-Rapaport
5. Judge Eliyahu Bitan
6. Judge Gershon Gontobnik 7. Prof. David Hahn
8. Atty. Prof. Aviad Hacohen
9. Judge Ram Winograd
10. Dr. Hagai Vinitsky
11. Judge Zvi Weizmann
12. Eyal Yinon
13. Sigal Ya'akovi
14. Judge Revital Yaffa-Katz
15. Judge Khaled Kabov
16. Judge Gila Kanfei-Steinitz
17. Prof. Shachar Lifshitz
18. Judge Yigal Marzel
19. Prof. Suzi Navot
20. Judge Ron Sokol
21. Prof. Yoav Sapir
22. Judge Ruth Ronen
23. Nati Simchoni
24. Ya'akov Sharvit