High Court of Justice

Senior Jurists to the Knesset: "There is a Danger"

After the leak of the draft opinions of the High Court of Justice judges on the cancellation of the Clause of Reasonability, a number of senior jurists, including the deputy Attorney General, appealed to the Knesset to allow the High Court to postpone the publication date of the Reasonability verdict.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 31.12.23

Hostage Deal, Opposing Petitions Rejected

The High Court Rejected the Petitions Against the Hostage Deal

The High Court rejected the petitions filed against the hostage deal with Hamas, without the need for a response from the state. As a result, the deal will be implemented, with the first abductees expected to be released tomorrow.

JFeed | 22.11.23

The Incapacity Law 

Attorney General's representative: We do not have the authority to issue detentions

Aner Hellman, the representative of the Attorney General, claimed during the High Court hearing that there is no authority to take Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to prison. According to him: "The one who determines that the Prime Minister is a prison is the government and not the Attorney General

JFeed | 28.09.23

The Incapacity Law

Initiator of the Incapacity Law, against the High Court: "There is no room for interpretation"

The initiator of the Incapacity Law, MK Ofir Katz, commented on the interpretation that arose around the applicability of the law: "There was no shadow of a doubt that we are legislating an order that will apply immediately." During the hearing, Attorney Rabilo scolded the judges: "This is not a fourth reading vote."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 28.09.23

The Incapacity Law

Outside the High Court: An alternative polling station was set up near the court

In the background of the discussion in the High Court regarding the petition to cancel the amendment to the incapacity law, the activists of the right-wing organization 'Im Tirtzu' staged a protest in which they presented ballots with notes that read "Invalid by the High Court": "Their dictatorship is trampling on the free citizens"

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 28.09.23

The Incapacity Law

Live broadcast: The High Court discusses petitions against the fortification law

With the decision on the reason for reasonableness expected in the background, the High Court of Justice is deliberating with a panel of 11 judges on the petitions against the Prime Minister's fortification law.

JFeed | 28.09.23

The Incapacity Law

Just before the hearing at the High Court: So what exactly is the incapacity law?

The amendment to the bankruptcy law that will be discussed today in the High Court is intended to thwart the possibility that the prime minister will be removed from office despite his legal status. Due to the passage of the law, a petition was submitted to the court in order to reject it. So what is the law actually? 

Yehudit Lazarovitch, JFeed Staff | 28.09.23

The Incapacity Law

Ahead of the High Court hearing, Levin attacks: "This is not democracy"

Justice Minister Yariv Levin issued a strong statement, in which he strongly opposed the discussion of the incapacity law in the Supreme Court, and attacked the judges of the High Court of Justice as being "above the people"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 28.09.23

The Incapacity Law

"Unwilling to Accept": Ministers Opposed to the Debate in the High Court on the incapacity law

The ministers referred to the hearing that will be held tomorrow at the High Court and will deal with the incapacity law, Silman: "Judges will sit and decide whether to throw 2.5 million votes in the trash", Minister Karai: "We are not ready to accept this."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 27.09.23

Amit Segal

Amit Segal reminds us: The most important moment of the week is tomorrow

The political commentator Amit Segal believes that despite the storm surrounding the Yom Kippur prayer in Tel Aviv, the most important moment of the week will happen precisely tomorrow at the High Court

JFeed | 27.09.23

The Incapacity Law 

The Knesset responded to the High Court: "There is no room for delaying the incapacity law"

On September 28, the High Court of Justice is expected to hold a hearing regarding the incapacity law. After Netanyahu claimed that judges do not have the authority to intervene, the Knesset also announced that there is no room for rejecting the law

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 22.09.23

Incapacity Law

Netanyahu to the High Court: You must not interfere with the Incapacity Law

Netanyahu's lawyer submitted the government's response to the High Court of Israel: "The petitions seek to establish, in fact, without any authority in law, that millions of citizens toiled in vain to exercise their right to vote."

Arye Yoeli, JFeed Staff | 21.09.23

Women Fighters

Following the petitions to the High Court of Justice: women will be able to enroll to the Sayeret Matkal Special Forces unit

The IDF announces that next year female fighters will be integrated into the Sayeret Matkal unit, the 551st Mobility Unit, and possibly the Armored Brigades: "We emphasize the value of joint service"

JFeed | 19.09.23

The Incapacitation Law

The Legal Adviser to the Government: Postpone the "Incapacitation Law" to the next Knesset

Legal Adviser to the Government Gali Baharav-Miara responds to the High Court regarding the "Incapacitation Law" and says that its entry into force should be postponed: "A fundamental law cannot be used as a kind of private resource for personal problems"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 18.09.23

The Legal Reform

The government demands that the decision be revoked: "Not qualified"

After the High Court issued a conditional order against the Minister of Justice regarding the non-convening of the committee for the selection of judges, the government issued a request to cancel it: "The court is not qualified"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 14.09.23

The Food Stamps

It appears: the High Court of Justice will approve the outline of the food stamps

The Movement for the Quality of Government announced that the High Court of Justice is expected to approve the distribution of food stamps in the current outline. However, they claim that the court will demand that the distribution mechanism be amended for the next time, in order to not harm the rights of other populations

JFeed | 13.09.23

The Legal Reform

In the face of interference from the judges Rothman: "The people are the sovereign"

In the face of interference from the judges, the Chairman of the Constitution Committee, Simcha Rothman, demanded to reject the petitions against the Basic Law, "Don't try to take away the people of Israel's democracy and their trust in democracy."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 12.09.23

The Legal Reform

Lapid: a crooked and thuggish proposal that was managed through a violent process

The Supreme Court will convene for a hearing with a full composition of 15 judges, for the first time in history. Lapid: "Those who want basic laws to be treated with reverence, let them start by enacting them properly."

JFeed | 12.09.23

The Legal Reform

Before the dramatic hearing at the High Court: Yariv Levin made an harsh statement

Before the dramatic discussion on the reduction of the reason for reasonableness, Justice Minister Yariv Levin launched a sharp attack against the judges of the High Court: "a fatal injury to democracy and to the status of the Knesset"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 12.09.23

The Deputy Mayor's Protest

"This is a dictatorship": the deputy mayor set up a protest tent

Two days before the preliminary hearing in the Supreme Court on the Basic Law: Reduction of the Clause of Reasonability, Deputy Mayor Aryeh King sets up a protest tent in Saker Park across from the Supreme Court building

JFeed | 10.09.23