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Protesters: 'Supreme Court is burying Zionism'

Protesters: 'Supreme Court is burying Zionism'

Activists hold protest in Tel Aviv, demand resignation of Supreme Court chief Esther Hayut.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2020 00:21
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, 10/07/2020 02:06
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, 09/06/2020 19:27
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, 25/05/2020 16:03
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, 08/05/2020 15:25
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, 04/05/2020 16:20
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, 28/04/2020 17:10
Supreme Court okays holding terrorists' bodies

Supreme Court okays holding terrorists' bodies

Supreme Court allows IDF to hold terrorists' bodies for negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2019 15:58
High Court approves de-funding of Al Midan threater

High Court approves de-funding of Al Midan threater

High Court justices rule controversial theater lost budgetary support from Culture Ministry due to loss level of performance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2019 16:46
Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Justices release document explaining decision to bar Otma Yedudit candidate and former MK, Dr. Michael Ben Ari, from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2019 18:14
'Obeying the law is more important than obeying court rulings'

'Obeying the law is more important than obeying court rulings'

MK Smotrich attacks Supreme Court Chief Justice Hayut for criticism of Justice Minister Ohana. 'Comments must be viewed with severity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2019 13:58
Supreme Court Chief Justice rebukes Justice Minister

Supreme Court Chief Justice rebukes Justice Minister

Esther Hayut in unprecedented statement against Justice Minister Amir Ohana, 'Between this worldview and anarchy - the road is short.'Mordechai Sones, 13/06/2019 12:27
PM meets with Supreme Court Chief Justice and Deputy Justice

PM meets with Supreme Court Chief Justice and Deputy Justice

The three note importance of substantive and respectful dialogue between government branches.Mordechai Sones, 28/05/2019 22:56
Judicial Dictatorship in Israel is not Democracy

Judicial Dictatorship in Israel is not Democracy

Why does Israel need judicial reform? The Court's hearing on Otzma Yehudit is a telling example of judicial disdain for the Knesset. Ariel Natan Pasko, 15/03/2019 11:54
'I hope High Court will not mess with Election Committee'

'I hope High Court will not mess with Election Committee'

Supreme Court president, National Union leader argue in hearing on candidacy of Michael Ben Ari.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2019 19:16
MK Smotrich rebukes Chief Justice: 'Don't belittle legislature'

MK Smotrich rebukes Chief Justice: 'Don't belittle legislature'

Sharp confrontation develops between MK Betzalel Smotrich and Chief Justice Esther Hayut during hearing on Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir appeal.Hezki Baruch, 14/03/2019 15:27
Smugglers route enforcement direct result of Regavim petition

Smugglers route enforcement direct result of Regavim petition

Regavim: 'Instead of preventing creation of road in first place, Civil Administration takes ineffective steps to catch up.'Mordechai Sones, 19/02/2019 23:49
Supreme Court chief slams Shaked for 'politicizing' court

Supreme Court chief slams Shaked for 'politicizing' court

Justice Esther Hayut says court shouldn't be political, blasts Bennett and Shaked's effort to add conservative justices to the High Court.Tzvi Lev, 03/01/2019 20:37
Judge involved in collusion scandal will not be dismissed

Judge involved in collusion scandal will not be dismissed

High Court overturns ruling banning Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz from the bench. Judge was accused of collusion ahead of 'Case 4000' hearing.Tzvi Lev, 27/12/2018 21:06
Supreme court chief justice in belligerent speech: 'Incitement'

Supreme court chief justice in belligerent speech: 'Incitement'

'Criticism by elected officials of the judges sometimes borders on incitement,' says Esther Hayut at event marking 70 years of judiciary.Orli Harari, 23/10/2018 15:52
Infiltrators to be housed next to Supreme Court Chief Justice

Infiltrators to be housed next to Supreme Court Chief Justice

Jewish businessmen purchase Tel Aviv apartments for Eritrean infiltrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2018 13:45
'One of the most prominent female Jewish judges in the world'

'One of the most prominent female Jewish judges in the world'

US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg meets with members of Israel's Supreme Court after winning Genesis lifetime achievement award.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 05/07/2018 17:50
New court protocol following 'text messaging affair'

New court protocol following 'text messaging affair'

Supreme court chief justice issues new rules relating to pre-indictment interactions between judges and prosecutors.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 01/07/2018 14:21
Supreme Court Chief Justice hires media adviser

Supreme Court Chief Justice hires media adviser

In a first, communications adviser for the court appointed. MK Smotrich: 'When the justice system does its job, it won't need a PR person.'Ido Ben Porat, 05/06/2018 16:48
Supreme Court rejects petition against Impeachment Law

Supreme Court rejects petition against Impeachment Law

Court unanimously rejects petition against law allowing Knesset to expel MKs who express racism or support for terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2018 22:56
Netanyahu against immediate passage of Overrule Clause

Netanyahu against immediate passage of Overrule Clause

PM asks Bennett, Shaked, not to bring bill allowing Knesset to override Supreme Court for a vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2018 20:49
Chief Justice warns of 'danger to democracy'

Chief Justice warns of 'danger to democracy'

Prime Minister, Justice Minister, Chief Justice, and Deputy Justice Melcer discuss Overrule Clause for about two hours.Mordechai Sones, 29/04/2018 14:17
Today: Overrule Clause meeting between Netanyahu and Hayut

Today: Overrule Clause meeting between Netanyahu and Hayut

Prime Minister and Chief Justice meet today in attempt to find compromise on Overrule Clause enactment. Will 65 MK majority be accepted?Mordechai Sones, 29/04/2018 09:58
Netanyahu agrees to Chief Justice's demands

Netanyahu agrees to Chief Justice's demands

Chief Justice Esther Hayut conditions meeting to discuss Overrule Clause with delay in passing of the law to override the Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2018 19:41
Arabs will participate in 'joint memorial ceremony'

Arabs will participate in 'joint memorial ceremony'

Supreme Court cancels Defense Minister's decision to ban PA Arabs from participating in 'Israeli-Palestinian memorial day event.'Ido Ben Porat, 17/04/2018 11:03
Supreme Court: So there is no infiltrator agreement

Supreme Court: So there is no infiltrator agreement

Chief Justice Esther Hayut dismisses State's claim that agreement on illegal infiltrators is close with Uganda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2018 17:27
Chief Justice suspends judge who colluded ahead of hearing

Chief Justice suspends judge who colluded ahead of hearing

Judge requests extension of sabbatical but Chief Justice Hayut refuses. It is agreed that judge will be suspended until further decision.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 22/03/2018 12:24
Hundreds demonstrate against 'judicial dictatorship'

Hundreds demonstrate against 'judicial dictatorship'

Supreme Court acting 'just like in Iran,' activists say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2018 22:01
Shaked: Judge to face disciplinary hearing over collusion

Shaked: Judge to face disciplinary hearing over collusion

Judge who coordinated upcoming hearing for case involving ex-Netanyahu aide will face disciplinary hearing, say Justice Min., chief justice.David Rosenberg, 28/02/2018 11:40
No criminal charges for judge who colluded ahead of trial

No criminal charges for judge who colluded ahead of trial

Judge who coordinated her decision on upcoming trial will face disciplinary action - but no criminal charges.David Rosenberg, 27/02/2018 18:27
'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

Yariv Levin blasts Jewish Home minister Ayelet Shaked, Supreme Court chief justice over handling of court collusion scandal.David Rosenberg, 26/02/2018 12:03
Supreme Court President testifies to police

Supreme Court President testifies to police

Justice Esther Hayut provides police with testimony regarding suspicions of attempt by Netanyahu associate to bribe another judge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2018 02:07
'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

Supreme Court judges discuss petitions of Reform and Women of Wall against cancellation of Wall plan in expanded panel of seven judges.Mordechai Sones, 14/01/2018 13:07
District Court Judges claim Justice Hayut promotes associates

District Court Judges claim Justice Hayut promotes associates

Publication of candidates for promotion to Supreme Court arouses protest among district judges, who claim Chief Justice promotes associates.Mordechai Sones, 24/12/2017 11:44
Shaked: Supreme Court ignoring reality

Shaked: Supreme Court ignoring reality

Justice Minister accuses High Court of ignoring the Knesset and the will of the people, vows to restore separation of powers.Tzvi Lev, 21/12/2017 22:22
'Stop complaining about the court and take action'

'Stop complaining about the court and take action'

Justice Minister Shaked calls on coalition to support law regulating relationship between justice system and Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2017 11:29
Chief Justice joined meetings of committee she wasn't part of

Chief Justice joined meetings of committee she wasn't part of

Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut attended meetings to choose justices - even though she wasn't on the committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2017 08:41
'Supreme Court endangers Israel's democracy'

'Supreme Court endangers Israel's democracy'

Tel Aviv activist Sheffi Paz is re-arrested, Im Tirtzu CEO Peleg says Supreme Court's activism endangers Israel's democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2017 23:56
South Tel Aviv activist arrested

South Tel Aviv activist arrested

Israel Police arrest Sheffi Paz for coming to close to Supreme Court Chief Justice Hayut's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2017 00:01
'Continued damage to Israel's basic values and character'

'Continued damage to Israel's basic values and character'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon slams PM Netanyahu for 'trying to buy time' at the expense of the Israeli public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2017 20:08
'Esther Hayut - restore sanity to the Supreme Court'

'Esther Hayut - restore sanity to the Supreme Court'

Residents of south Tel Aviv hold alternative swearing-in for incoming High Court president, demand that discriminatory policy end.Mordechai Sones, 26/10/2017 21:20
Esther Hayut sworn-in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

Esther Hayut sworn-in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

PM, President, and MKs attend swearing-in ceremony of new Supreme Court head, speak of need to prevent judicial overreach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2017 18:38
Esther Hayut chosen as Israel's new Supreme Court chief justice

Esther Hayut chosen as Israel's new Supreme Court chief justice

Chief Justice Miriam Naor to be replaced by Esther Hayut.David Rosenberg, 05/09/2017 11:48
Will Supreme Court's secret database finally be revealed?

Will Supreme Court's secret database finally be revealed?

Legal forum calls on expected incoming Supreme Court Chief Justice to publish secret list of judges held by her predecessor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2017 17:46
Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Judges demand govt. speed up legislative proceedings in drafting new hareidi IDF enlistment law.Ari Yashar, 14/01/2014 16:04