Supreme Court

IDF, Charedim
State to Supreme Court: We are working to draft Charedim in the immediate future

The government submitted a response to the Supreme Court regarding the draft, saying they are engaged in staff work to immediately draft Charedim and work to ensure continued drafting of Charedim in the longer term.

JFeed Staff | 01.05.24

IDF, Charedim, Supreme Court

Nine judge panel and date set for hearing on Draft Law

Following the interim injunction ordering that draft-eligible yeshivah students ceased to be given public funds, the Supreme Court has determined the panel and the date for a full hearing on appeals against the Draft Law.

JFeed Staff | 10.04.24

IDF, Draft

Calcalist: Supreme Court injunction against funding draft-eligible Charedim affects 56,500 yeshivah students

This number is about a third of Charedi yeshivah students overall, and most of the students of the big yeshivahs (for the unmarried).

Avi Woolf | 28.03.24

IDF, Charedim

Senior commentator Amit Segal explains significance of Supreme Court Charedi draft injunction

Segal explained the fine print on the Supreme Court's interim injunction denying funding to yeshivahs of draft-eligible students on his Telegram channel, explaining that "the possibility of Charedi departure (from the government is) not before June."

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 28.03.24


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

Israel, Democracy, Supreme Court, Opinion

Israel is Now a Juristocracy

If the leaked opinion on the reasonableness standard holds true, the people of Israel will no longer have the power to do anything judges don't like, law or no law.

Avraham Russell Shalev | 31.12.23

X/Twitter, Free Speech

Givatayim Mayor Announces Departure from X/Twitter After Supreme Court Denies His Right to Block Accounts

Givatayim Mayor Ran Kunik posts what he calls his "last tweet for now" in protest of a Supreme Court decision requiring him, as a public servant, to life a block on the account of a constituent, despite this being a private account.

Avi Woolf | 27.12.23

The Abductees

Former Presidents of the Supreme Court Visited the Families of the Abductees

Prominent past and present judges, including former Supreme Court presidents, visited the Forum of the Families of the Captives, signed judges' letters calling for their release.

JFeed | 24.10.23

The Legal Reform

Smotrich appealed to the President of the Supreme Court; The crowd booed

During the right-wing demonstration in Jerusalem, Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich addressed the President of the Supreme Court: "To invalidate a Basic Law is an excess of authority and something that will harm Israeli democracy."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 07.09.23

Busy Month at the High Court

Towards a constitutional crisis? Towards a busy month with petitions to the High Court against the government

In the coming weeks, precedent hearings will be held in the Supreme Court on petitions against the Knesset and the government, with decisions that may lead to a constitutional crisis | The full schedule

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 03.09.23

Civics Lessons

Huldai: "I will make sure that the high school students tour the court"

The Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo announced that starting from the upcoming school year, 11th and 12th-grade classes will conduct tours at the Supreme Court and the Knesset. According to him, "Many public officials have forgotten their civics lessons, and I will make sure that won't happen here"

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 29.08.23