The Supreme Court

IDF, Charedim, Judea and Samaria
Report: How the IDF wants to draft and use Charedim in the armed forces

Due to the need for more soldiers and to integrate Charedim into the army, Central Command Commander Maj.-Gen. Yehuda Fuchs has a new plan to use them to reinforce Judea and Samaria.

JFeed Staff | 31.03.24

Supreme Court, Democracy

Rothman to Hayut: "In a democracy, you can say enraging things"

Knesset Constitutional Committee Chairman Simcha Rothman responds to the controversy over the caricature of Hayut standing over a dead soldier making the social media round, defending the right of citizens to freely express themselves.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 04.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Supreme Court

Courts Legal Adviser Demands Removal of Caricature Critical of Court

Adv. Barak Laser, Legal Adviser to the Courts Administration, sent a letter to the Shevi'i newsletter board, demanding it remove a caricature showing Chief Justice Hayut standing over a slain soldier, which it claims amounts to incitement.

JFeed Staff | 04.01.24

Supreme Court, Democracy, Opinion

Welcome to Government By Judiciary

By placing itself above the Basic Laws of the Knesset, the Israeli Supreme Court has become an all-powerful authority, in sole possession of the “source code” determining how the country runs.

Sagi Barmak | 02.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Supreme Court

Supreme Court Strikes Down Basic Law Amendment on Reasonableness

The ruling, whose draft was leaked last week to journalist Amit Segal, was rushed through so the narrow majority in favor of striking down the amendment would still be in place.

Avi Woolf | 01.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Israeli Arabs

Police Arrest Former MK Organizing Illegal Protest

Mohammad Barakeh, Chairman of the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, planned a protest against Israel's war on Hamas against Police instructions and was detained for interrogation.

JFeed | 09.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Demonstrations

The Supreme Court: Israeli Arabs will not be able to Hold Demonstrations Against the War

The Supreme Court decided to reject the petition and ruled that there will be no protest demonstrations in Sakhnin and Umm al-Fahm against the war: "Under the special circumstances the petition must be rejected."

| JFeed | 08.11.23

"A Baseless Claim"

The legal adviser to the government against Yariv Levin: "Conflict of interest? A baseless claim"

The Legal Adviser to the Government once again approves separate representation for the Minister of Justice Yariv Levin in the petitions regarding the inspection committee regarding the Malware (Pegasus). Meanwhile, she rejects the allegation of conflict of interest

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 01.10.23

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

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

Legal drama: a conditional order against the Minister of Justice

The High Court issued a conditional order against the Minister of Justice regarding the non-convening of the Committee for the Selection of Judges, orders the minister to explain his decision. If the court is not convinced by his reasons, it will issue an interim order to the minister to convene the committee immediately.

Yehudit Lazarovitch, JFeed Staff | 14.09.23