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First priority for Israel is Supreme Court reform

The Court exercises undemocratic power over all aspects of Israeli society. Op-ed.

First priority for Israel is Supreme Court reform

An Open Letter to the Israeli Public

The NIF spends millions in an attempt to influence Israeli laws and politics, and to undermine our Jewish democracy. Op-ed.

An Open Letter to the Israeli Public

Ukrainian ambassador to Israel files suit against Interior Min.

The Ukrainian ambassador to Israel has petitioned the Supreme Court for an injunction against Shaked's restrictions on Ukrainian refugees.

Ukrainian ambassador to Israel files suit against Interior Min.

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked: We won't let Supreme Court reinterpret the Law of Return

Supreme Court ruled that the non-Jewish widow of someone entitled to citizenship may claim citizenship for herself.

Shaked: We won't let Supreme Court reinterpret Law of Return

Israel's Supreme Court rejects lawsuit to recognize Moroccan Jews as Holocaust victims

Israeli Supreme Court rules that Jews of Morocco are ineligible for Holocaust compensation.

Supreme Court won't recognize Moroccan Jews as Holocaust victims

'Supreme Court has established self as final say in Israel'

An unprecedented Supreme Court ruling on Sunday was largely overshadowed by internal and regional upheaval.

'Supreme Court has established self as final say in Israel'player

Supreme Court issues landmark ruling limiting Basic Law amendments

Right-wing lawmakers excoriate Supreme Court after it sets limits to Knesset's ability to amend Basic Law, threatens to nix future laws.

Supreme Court issues landmark ruling on Basic Law amendments

Democracy Index: Decreased public trust in elected officials

Public trust in the Supreme Court fell from 52% in June, 2020 to 42% in October, 2020. Trust in the presidency also on the decline.

Democracy Index: Decreased public trust in elected officials

Chief Rabbinate slams Supreme Court: Correct your ruling

Chief Rabbis of Israel blast Supreme Court's refusal to reopen ruling allowing leavened food in hospitals over Passover.

Chief Rabbinate slams Supreme Court: Correct your ruling

New appointments push Supreme Court to the right

In win for Justice Minister Shaked, opponents of judicial activism Alex Stein and Ofer Grosskopf elected to Supreme Court.

New appointments push Supreme Court to the right

Rabbinate to allow mikveh without attendant

In major decision, Rabbinate ends 3-year saga by allowing women to immerse without attendant.

Rabbinate to allow mikveh immersion without attendant

Supreme Court: Im Tirtzu Has No 'Fascist' Traits

Overturning District Court verdict, Israel's Supreme Court rules Zionist movement cannot be libeled with having 'fascist' characteristics.

Supreme Court: Im Tirtzu Does Not Have 'Fascist' Traits

Court Suspends Demolition of Glick Shooter's Home

Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to suspend the home demolition of Yehuda Glick's shooter, while upholding the orders against three others.

Court Suspends Demolition Order for Home of Glick Shooter

Israeli Supreme Court Hears Rachel Corrie Appeal

Corrie's parents accuse the court of 'ignoring the lack of a credible investigation' in 2012 ruling.

Israeli Supreme Court Hears Rachel Corrie Appeal

Rabbinic Court Cannot Decide on Circumcision

A rabbinic court overstepped its bounds when it ruled in parents’ circumcision battle, Attorney General says.

Rabbinic Court Cannot Decide on Circumcision

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Committee

Opposition leader files appeal in protest of delay in the appointment of a chairman to Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Key Knesset Committee

Court Hears Far-Left Appeals on Boycott Bill

Far-left groups say a bill that says boycott promoters can be sued hurts their freedom of expression.

Court Hears Far-Left Appeals on Boycott Bill

Beit Shemesh Reelections on March 11

Minister of the Interior sets date for new elections; hareidi MKs voice frustration with Supreme Court.

Beit Shemesh Reelections on March 11

'Coalition Agreement Says No Criminal Sanctions'

Deputy Education Minister reminds Lapid that he agreed not to impose criminal sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.

Wortzman: Coalition Agreement Says No Criminal Sanctions

Zionist, Hareidi Yeshivas Fight Funding Cuts

Associations for Yeshivas across the religious spectrum join to petition High Court to cancel funding cuts for Torah study.

Zionist, Hareidi Yeshivas Join Forces to Fight Funding Cuts

UK: Anti-Israel Boycotters Lose Legal Appeal

UK Supreme Court rejects claims "settlement produce" transgresses international law.

British Supreme Court Rules Against Anti-Israel Boycottersplayer

Supreme Court Rules: Reelections in Beit Shemesh

Supreme Court rejects appeals, rules Beit Shemesh must hold second round of elections.

Supreme Court Rules: Reelections in Beit Shemesh

Shas MK Slams ‘Outrageous Persecution’ of Yeshivas

MK Nissim Ze'ev urges gov't to reconsider, says hareidi army service can happen ‘without or sanctions.’

Shas MK Slams ‘Outrageous Persecution’ of Yeshivas

Report: High Court to Reject Elections Appeal

Beit Shemesh set to receive new round of mayoral elections, appeal to be rejected by High Court for Justice, according to report.

Report: High Court to Reject Beit Shemesh Elections Appeal

Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva Funding

Lapid utilizes technicality to take back February funding and ensure Supreme Court ruling against hareidi yeshivas is carried out.

Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva Funding

Hareidi MK: Supreme Court 'Declared War On Us'

MK Gafni charges Supreme Court of 'never ruling in favor of hareidi public,' sees recent ruling against yeshiva funding as 'culture war.'

Hareidi MK: Supreme Court 'Declared War On Us'

Bennett: Court’s Intervention Makes This Harder

Minister Naftali Bennett says the Supreme Court is making it harder, not easier, to enlist hareidi men in the army.

Bennett: Court’s Intervention Just Makes This Harder

Supreme Court Ruling ‘Put an End to the Injustice’

Proponents of hareidi enlistment say Supreme Court 'put an end to the injustice' of funding yeshivas whose students don't serve in IDF.

Anti-Hareidi Activists Hail Court Ruling to Defund Yeshivas

Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds for Hareidi Students

Supreme Court rules government must not fund yeshivas for students who have not enlisted in the IDF.

Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds if Hareidi Students Don’t Enlist

A-G Urges Rejection of Beit Shemesh Appeal

Attorney General calls to reject appeals against new elections. Weinstein: Appeal argues facts – not legal precedent.

A-G Urges Rejection of Beit Shemesh Appeal

Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Judges demand govt. speed up legislative proceedings in drafting new hareidi IDF enlistment law.

Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Livni 'Prefers Relations with China to the US'

Legal rights group says Livni has ignored US Federal court request for evidence in Bank of China terror case for half a year.

Tzipi Livni 'Prefers Relations with China to the US'

Two More Petitions Filed Against Terrorist Release

Almagor petitions the Supreme Court with 2 requests: to stop the release of terrorists to Jerusalem, and to allow a banned protest.

Two More Petitions Filed Against Terrorist Releases

Court Decides: Mordechai Vanunu to Stay in Israel

Vanunu had argued that as ‘a traitor, and enemy and a Christian’ life in Israel was insufferable for him.

Court Decides: Mordechai Vanunu Must Stay in Israel

Has Court Found a Solution for Amona?

Israelis facing expulsion in Amona hopeful as court apparently seeks to register their land claim.

Has Court Found a Solution for Amona?

Supreme Court Rejects Terrorist Release Petition

Petition calling to stop terrorist releases until clear criterion are established rejected by Supreme Court for having 'no legal ground.'

Supreme Court Rejects Petition Against Terrorist Release

Far-Left Seeks to Complete Destruction of Amona

Atty. for Amona: the government created this town – now it's turning its back.

Far-Left Seeks to Complete Destruction of Jewish Town

The Left and the Myth of ‘Palestinian’ Susiya

The Israeli left joins the PA in propagating the myth of a decades-old Palestinian town, Jewish activists say.

The Israeli Left and the Myth of ‘Palestinian’ Susiya

Gov: No Infiltrators in Tel Aviv, No Enforcement

State attorney tells Supreme Court that infiltrators will be forbidden in Tel Aviv and Eilat, but that state can't enforce the conditions.

Gov: No Infiltrators in S. Tel Aviv, But No Enforcement Either

After Liberman: Now Weinstein Faces Accusations

In an ironic twist, Attorney General accused of crimes related to appointment of his deputy.

After Liberman, Now Weinstein Faces Accusations