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Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu condemns 'wholesale release of rioters'

"You will be to blame when people are killed," Rabbi Eliyahu says.

Tzfat Chief Rabbi condemns 'wholesale release of rioters'player

Sa'ar presents plan to reform the judiciary

New Hope chairman chides Netanyahu for failing to pursue judicial reform for years, calls for splitting powers of attorney general.

Sa'ar presents plan to reform the judiciary

An open letter: Israeli-Americans for Trump

Trump is an unabashedly pro-Israel president whose opposition to 'cancel culture' and an activist court.will spill over to Israel. Op-ed.

An open letter: Israeli-Americans for Trump

Ayelet Shaked: Judicial activism has been stopped

Former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked warns against Supreme Court intervention and Prime Minister's disqualification under indictment.

Ayelet Shaked: Judicial activism has been stopped

Justice officials warn court reform will 'end Israeli democracy'

Senior justice officials blast Likud plans to curtail judiciary, warning Israel 'is on the verge of losing its democracy'.

Justice officials warn court reform will 'end Israeli democracy'

'A thousand innocent people are imprisoned every year'

Attorney Haim Shtanger calls for a host of reforms in the judicial system. 'Awkward, cumbersome legal system must be dealt with.'

'A thousand innocent people are imprisoned every year'

'Supreme Court justices are the real legislators'

MK Nissan Slomiansky blasts Supreme Court, accuses justices of undermining the Knesset with judicial activism.

'Supreme Court justices are the real legislators'

'Supreme Court is striking down laws left and right'

Jewish Home chief slams 'judicial revolution' and activist Supreme Court, claims court has gotten used to running roughshod over Knesset.

'Supreme Court is striking down laws left and right'

Reform fighting 'judicial intifada' enacted

Reform closes loophole which enabled Arab workers to bombard Jewish farmers with baseless lawsuits, avoid consequences.

Shaked seeks end to 'judicial intifada' against Jewish farmers

Elkin: Don't Expect Much Judicial Reform This Term

Without necessary majority, thanks to Kulanu's opposition, major judicial reforms unlikely to pass through Knesset readings.

Elkin: Don't Expect Major Judicial Reform This Knesset

MKs Reveal Plan to ‘Restore Balance of Power'

MKs plan to ‘restore balance of power’ by limiting the Supreme Court.

MKs Reveal Plan to ‘Restore Balance’ with Supreme Court

Legal Forum Leap Forward on Judicial Transparency

The Land of Israel Legal Forum will help the public access information about judges, including their ties within the legal system.

Legal Forum’s Leap Forward on Judicial Transparency

Supreme Court Rejects Ulpana Extension

The state's request for 90 days in which to find a way to legalize several homes in Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood has been rejected.

Supreme Court Rejects State Request for Ulpana Extension

Tax Authority Probes Justice Minister

Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman is expected to be summoned for a hearing to clarify his fianances for tax authorities.

Tax Authority Probes Justice Minister

Supreme Court Judge: The Criticism is Out of Touch

Justice Elyakim Rubinstein: If the Supreme Court didn't exist, it would have to be invented. Some of the criticism is out of touch.

Supreme Court Judge: The Criticism is Out of Touch

Lawmakers Slam Chief Justice's Diatribe

Nationalist lawmakers came out swinging Friday after Supreme Court president Dorit Beinisch accused them of inciting against her court.

Lawmakers Slam Chief Justice's Diatribe Against Reform

Knesset Speaker Condemns Chief Justice's Remarks

Knesset Speaker Rivlin condemned Chief Justice Benisch's claim that lawmakers are inciting against the court.

Knesset Speaker Condemns Chief Justice's Remarks

Weinstein: Supreme Court a 'Court of Glory'

PM Netanyahu reiterated his staunch opposition to judicial reform, compares himself to Menachem Begin.

Weinstein: Supreme Court a 'Court of Glory'

Ketzaleh: Rivlin Has No Right to Criticize

MK Yaakov Katz answered criticism from Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin saying he did not check the facts.

Ketzaleh: Rivlin Has No Right to Criticize

Danon: PM Will Support Judicial Reform, Eventually

The bid to reform Israel's judicial system won't be stopped by one vote - and Netanyahu will come around, initiator MK Danon says.

Danon: PM Will Support Judicial Reform, Eventually

Legal Standing Law Rejected in Committee

A cabinet committee rejected a law that would institute the premise of legal standing in Israel's courts after PM expresses opposition.

Legal Standing Law Rejected in Committee

PM Vows Judicial Reform, Maintains Status Quo

Prime Minister Netanyahu vowed to defend and reform Israel's courts - while maintaining his opposition to recent judicial reform bills.

Netanyahu Vows Judicial Reform, Maintains Status Quo

Netanyahu Opposes Judicial Reform

Prime Minister Netanyahu has come out against a slate of judicial reform bills to Israel's courts. Contents are the norm in Western courts .

Netanyahu Opposes Judicial Reform

Ben Ari: Minister Meridor a Leftist Infiltrator

MK Ben Ari says Minister Dan Meridor belongs in the far left Meretz Party rather than the Likud and casts "stolen votes."

Ben Ari: Minister Meridor a Leftist Infiltrator

Likud Minister Opposes Judicial Reform Bills

Intelligence Minister Dan Meridor says he will resign if a slate of recently proposed judicial reform bills pass in the Knesset.

Likud Minister Opposes Judicial Reform Bills