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Supreme Court: A-G's opinion is binding on govt.

Supreme Court: A-G's opinion is binding on govt.

Court President Esther Hayut condemns holding of vote in Cabinet which A-G Mandelblit called 'illegal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 20:43
A-G tells Supreme Court to force Cabinet to immediately appoint Justice Minister

A-G tells Supreme Court to force Cabinet to immediately appoint Justice Minister

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says failure to fill Justice Minister post greatly harms public interests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 18:38
Netanyahu asks Supreme Court for 48-hour extension

Netanyahu asks Supreme Court for 48-hour extension

PM insists vote to make Ofir Akunis Justice Minister was lawful, but asks for extension for deadline to make appointment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 17:57
Supreme Court approves renovation to make Cave of Patriarchs accessible

Supreme Court approves renovation to make Cave of Patriarchs accessible

Supreme Court rejects petition against construction to make Hebron holy site accessible to disabled people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 20:55
Democrats demand packing of Supreme Court to gain majority

Democrats demand packing of Supreme Court to gain majority

A group of Democrats have begun a legislative effort to pack the Supreme Court, a move Republicans say would be disastrous for democracy.Dan Verbin, 15/04/2021 23:00
Democrats to propose expansion of US Supreme Court

Democrats to propose expansion of US Supreme Court

Congressional Democrats propose expanding SCOTUS from 9 justices to 13, in an effort to tip the balance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 14:40
A-G urges Supreme Court to reject petition against Netanyahu forming government

A-G urges Supreme Court to reject petition against Netanyahu forming government

A-G Mandelblit says there is no reason to change court decision from last year that Netanyahu trial does not disqualify him from being PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 16:41
Trump calls out potential Democratic packing of Supreme Court

Trump calls out potential Democratic packing of Supreme Court

Describing the SC as “politically corrupt," Trump said that he believes "radical left Democrats" will pack it to destabilize the country.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 03:38
The recent judgment against Boaz Shabo - perverting justice

The recent judgment against Boaz Shabo - perverting justice

Do you wonder why the subject of reforming the Israeli courts is such a highly-debated issue in the Jewish state? Read on.Tamar Adelstein, 13/04/2021 09:00
Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize this year

Supreme Court: Pro-BDS professor can't receive Israel Prize this year

Supreme Court grants Education Min. one month to find alternative nominee for Israel Prize, after ruling out pro-BDS professor as candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 14:49
Former Supreme Court justice has 'no doubt' Demjanjuk is 'Ivan the Terrible'

Former Supreme Court justice has 'no doubt' Demjanjuk is 'Ivan the Terrible'

Retired Supreme Court justice is 'proud' of the court for acquitting former Treblinka guard John Demjanjuk. 'They had mental strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 14:05
US Supreme Court dismisses  case against Trump’s blocking of Twitter critics

US Supreme Court dismisses case against Trump’s blocking of Twitter critics

Previously, an appeals court had ruled that former President Donald Trump infringed upon first amendment rights by blocking Twitter critics.Dan Verbin, 06/04/2021 00:11
Likud MK May Golan: Hundreds of thousands of illegal infiltrators within a decade

Likud MK May Golan: Hundreds of thousands of illegal infiltrators within a decade

'Under the auspices of the Supreme Court, a free entrance ticket is allotted to relatively young infiltrators.'Hezki Baruch, 30/03/2021 19:12
Health Minister rips Supreme Court ruling removing travel limits

Health Minister rips Supreme Court ruling removing travel limits

Israel isn't finished with the coronavirus yet, warns Yuli Edelstein, excoriating Supreme Court for striking down limits on air travel.David Rosenberg, 18/03/2021 16:33
Supreme Court rules to allow Israeli citizens to return home following ban on flights

Supreme Court rules to allow Israeli citizens to return home following ban on flights

The Supreme Court ended a ban on flights to Israel, allowing citizens to return home for COVID vaccinations, upcoming elections.i24NEWS, 18/03/2021 16:14
Supreme Court strikes down government limits on air travel

Supreme Court strikes down government limits on air travel

Israeli Supreme Court blasts government handling of COVID limits on air travel, nullifies key restrictions on travelers.David Rosenberg, 17/03/2021 14:24
This is how much Supreme Court justices earn each month

This is how much Supreme Court justices earn each month

New report reveals salaries of Israel's Supreme Court Chief Justice, her colleagues, and the salaries of lower court judges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 13:21
Shin Bet COVID tracing program comes to an end

Shin Bet COVID tracing program comes to an end

The Supreme Court has decreed that the GSS using cellular activity to trace possible COVID-19 carriers is now forbidden.Shlomo Witty, 14/03/2021 18:36
Poll: Overwhelming majority of Israelis would limit PM's term

Poll: Overwhelming majority of Israelis would limit PM's term

Israel Hayom/i24NEWS poll: 52% of Israelis believe Knesset should determine legislature - not Supreme Court, PM's term should be limited.i24NEWS, 11/03/2021 21:15
Supreme Court stops sharing of data on unvaccinated citizens

Supreme Court stops sharing of data on unvaccinated citizens

Court issues interim order preventing Health Ministry from implementing Vaccines Law to share data on citizens who are unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 19:07
Supreme Court rules in favor of students in religious freedom case against former school

Supreme Court rules in favor of students in religious freedom case against former school

Former NFL player Benjamin Watson discusses Supreme Court ruling 8-1 in favor of students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 10:28
The Conversion controversy

The Conversion controversy

The courts have no more right to opine on “who is a Jew” than they have to move Shabbat to Tuesday or Pesach to the winter. Opinion.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 05/03/2021 15:39
Moshe Gafni: 'We won't join coalition without solution to Supreme Court conversion ruling

Moshe Gafni: 'We won't join coalition without solution to Supreme Court conversion ruling

'The Reformists have made bar mitzvahs for their dogs, they are the ones comparing dogs to people,' MK Moshe Gafni says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 10:48
Ayelet Shaked: 'Netanyahu has weakened, we'll overtake Gideon Sa'ar'

Ayelet Shaked: 'Netanyahu has weakened, we'll overtake Gideon Sa'ar'

'We'll partner with as many right-wing components of the government as possible,' Yamina's MK Ayelet Shaked promises.Uzi Baruch, 03/03/2021 14:56
Attorney Simcha Rotman: Conversion ruling 'very grave danger' to State of Israel

Attorney Simcha Rotman: Conversion ruling 'very grave danger' to State of Israel

'Court wasn't demanding legislation on the issue, it was demanding legislation in line with its judges' view,' attorney Simcha Rotman says.Yoni Kempinski, 03/03/2021 10:39
Becoming a Jew cannot be taken lightly

Becoming a Jew cannot be taken lightly

The danger is that Reform and Conservative conversions would allow fast-tracking naturalization of foreign laborers in Israel.Opinion.Rabbi David Ben-Nissan, 03/03/2021 07:17
Supreme Court imposes sweeping ban on COVID tracking

Supreme Court imposes sweeping ban on COVID tracking

Use of surveillance techniques to track COVID cases will be strictly limited following court ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 12:50
Supreme Court deliberates on Knesset ban against Labor candidate

Supreme Court deliberates on Knesset ban against Labor candidate

'I never called for annihilation of Israeli city', says Labor candidate, but says she 'made mistake' in interview, asks court to reverse banDavid Rosenberg, 24/02/2021 10:52
Trump: A continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country

Trump: A continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country

Former President blasts Supreme Court ruling allowing a New York prosecutor to obtain his tax returns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 02:14
Religious Zionist candidate: The elite don't accept the majority

Religious Zionist candidate: The elite don't accept the majority

Watch: Attorney Simcha Rottman explains his party's plans to fight illegal infiltration and limit the power of the Supreme Court.Yoni Kempinski, 22/02/2021 22:54
Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns

Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns

In blow to former president, court unanimously rejects appeal against release of financial documents to New York prosecutor.Gary Willig, 22/02/2021 17:31
3 bills to repair damage by Supreme Court adultery ruling

3 bills to repair damage by Supreme Court adultery ruling

Torat Hamedina org presents 3 proposals to amend law, hoping to overcome changes Supreme Court will make to countenance adultery.Mordechai Sones, 28/01/2021 15:14
Supreme Court halts demolition of home of Esther Horgan's murderer

Supreme Court halts demolition of home of Esther Horgan's murderer

Justice Daphne Barak-Erez issues last-minute injunction delaying destruction of terrorist's home after far-left petition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 19:12
MK Kahana says Haredi inflexibility will drive Supreme ourt to accept Reform conversions

MK Kahana says Haredi inflexibility will drive Supreme ourt to accept Reform conversions

"Once there is a ruling on a case, there will be no turning back."Shlomo Witty, 18/01/2021 00:08
Labor party to hold primaries days before finalizing list

Labor party to hold primaries days before finalizing list

A Supreme Court ruling has sent the Labor Party to primaries only days before they must submit their final list.Shlomo Witty, 14/01/2021 18:01
Motion to bar police from Sandak case fails

Motion to bar police from Sandak case fails

The Supreme Court has ruled that officers outside of the Internal Affairs department will continue to handle the Sandak investigationShlomo Witty, 14/01/2021 15:36
Supreme Court rips Tel Aviv mayor over repression of free speech

Supreme Court rips Tel Aviv mayor over repression of free speech

Supreme Court backs 'victory' campaign billboard, rips Tel Aviv mayor for limiting freedom of speech with ban on billboard campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2021 19:09
Chief Rabbinate appeal for Passover in hospitals rejected

Chief Rabbinate appeal for Passover in hospitals rejected

Justice Esther Hayut refuses to hear new arguments against bringing leavened food into hospitals on PassoverShlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 16:36
Goldin family protests transfer of vaccines to Gaza

Goldin family protests transfer of vaccines to Gaza

Family petitions Supreme Court against supply of coronavirus vaccines to Hamas-controlled Gaza as long as Hamas holds Israelis captive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 16:57
Activists protest High Court hearing on Nation-State Law

Activists protest High Court hearing on Nation-State Law

Activist group blasts Supreme Court decision to hear petition against Basic Law which enshrines Israel's status as the Jewish national home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 11:20
Knesset Speaker: Any Supreme Court ruling on the Nationality Law will be invalid

Knesset Speaker: Any Supreme Court ruling on the Nationality Law will be invalid

"The Supreme Court derives its authority from the Knesset, not the reverse."Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 10:54
'Protecting terrorists - yes, Jewish state - no'

'Protecting terrorists - yes, Jewish state - no'

Zionist activist launches campaign slamming Supreme Court ahead of legal challenge to Israel's Nation-State Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 09:21
Trump legal team asks SCOTUS to overturn Penn. rulings

Trump legal team asks SCOTUS to overturn Penn. rulings

Trump legal team taking Pennsylvania lawsuit to Supreme Court over state's handling of mail-in balloting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 07:47
Supreme Court rules: Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia

Supreme Court rules: Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia

After six years of legal wrangling, Leifer will be sent to Australia to stand trial for alleged sexual offenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 12:07
Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit challenging Biden election wins in four key states

Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit challenging Biden election wins in four key states

Decision clears path for electoral college to officially make Biden next President of United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2020 17:28
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Knesset, not Supreme Court, must rule on conversion

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Knesset, not Supreme Court, must rule on conversion

Supreme Court has denied extension to government to rule on Reform, Conservative conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 08:33
'Reject petitions against Nationality Law outright'

'Reject petitions against Nationality Law outright'

In Knesset response to petitions against Nationality Law it was argued that Supreme Court has no authority to criticize basic laws.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2020 19:45
Young Israel praises Supreme Court for blocking Cuomo's bid to limit number of worshipers

Young Israel praises Supreme Court for blocking Cuomo's bid to limit number of worshipers

National Council of Young Israel welcomes court decision that New York limits on attendees at houses of worship violate the 1st amendment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 19:45
MK Miki Zohar: 'We're headed for elections'

MK Miki Zohar: 'We're headed for elections'

"Likud will win the elections, because the whole country sees what a good job the PM is doing."Rafael Levy, 15/11/2020 21:54
Attorney General to Supreme Court; My position is binding on Netanyahu

Attorney General to Supreme Court; My position is binding on Netanyahu

Attorney General Mandelblit says his position on Netanyahu's conflicts of interests is binding on the prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2020 18:50
The next US president 'will be decided by the rulings of the Supreme Court'

The next US president 'will be decided by the rulings of the Supreme Court'

'So many questions from election, only way to follow them through is to follow due process which is what is mandated under Constitution.'Mordechai Sones, 09/11/2020 20:35
Supreme Court sets 3-month deadline for Draft Law

Supreme Court sets 3-month deadline for Draft Law

Court rejects Defense Minister Gantz's request to have deadline to pass new Draft Law delayed by six months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 20:38
Supreme Court deliberates on government's power-sharing arrangement

Supreme Court deliberates on government's power-sharing arrangement

Court begins hearings on petition against creation of the position of 'Alternate PM'. If Court rules against gov't, snap elections expected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 10:33
'Deny terrorists Israeli residency, send them where they belong'

'Deny terrorists Israeli residency, send them where they belong'

Arab terrorists petition Supreme Court to allow them retain Israeli residency, allowing them Israeli welfare benefits and right of entry.Hezki Baruch, 26/10/2020 13:54
Supreme Court okays demolition of home of terrorist who murdered rabbi

Supreme Court okays demolition of home of terrorist who murdered rabbi

Supreme Court rejects appeal to cancel demolition plans for home of Arab terrorist who stabbed Rabbi Shai Ohayon to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2020 18:08
IDF seals terrorist's room; Palestinians break open seals

IDF seals terrorist's room; Palestinians break open seals

Arabs break into terrorist's room sealed off by IDF. "What does the Supreme Court think we should do now?" asks bereaved father.Ido Ben Porat, 21/10/2020 14:00
Democrats falsely try to redefine ‘court packing’

Democrats falsely try to redefine ‘court packing’

Republicans are trying to win the game. Democrats are trying to change the game. Op-ed.Daniel Greenfield, 14/10/2020 16:05