The legal reform

Ayman Odeh
Ayman Odeh: "The Israeli right wing must be defeated"

MK Ayman Odeh said this morning: "We must end the criminal occupation and defeat the Israeli right-wing", earlier MK Toma Suleiman spread lies and accused Israel of using phosphorus in the Shifa Hospital

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 12.11.23

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

Rabbi Yigal Levinstein

Not only Rabbi Levinstein was attacked, but all of us

Rabbi Yigal Levinstein was attacked yesterday for coming to teach Judaism in Tel Aviv. The attackers silenced not only him but everyone who wants this country to continue to be Jewish as well as democratic

Yehudit Lazarovitch, JFeed Staff | 20.09.23

"Levin's Proposal Was Extreme"

Netanyahu surprising: "Levin's proposal was extreme"

During his conversation with Elon Musk, Prime Minister Netanyahu addressed the legal reform, and for the first time spoke out against the initial proposal of Levin's opponent. Netanyahu claimed: "They started with an extreme proposal that I refused to accept."

JFeed | 18.09.23

The Legal Reform

Ohana: We will establish a new court to replace the High Court

Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana continued his attack against the Supreme Court and said that he will work to establish a Constitutional Court to replace the High Court: "There are a variety of legislative ideas that the Knesset will bring to deal with this trampling."

JFeed | 14.09.23

Yes Atid Answers the Likud

Yes Atid answers the Likud: "The people are the sovereign, not the government"

After the Likud issued a statement against the Supreme Court judges, Yesh Atid retorted: "The people are the authority, not the government." The opposition party added and emphasized: "Another proof that the ruling party has lost its commitment to democratic values"

JFeed | 12.09.23

Merav Cohen, Interview

Merav Cohen: "If the court cannot touch basic laws - the ceremony is over"

MK Merav Cohen: "I personally hope that they will not accept that it is impossible to enact any fundamental law whatsoever and it will not be possible to touch it. Because it will encourage misuse of fundamental laws," and what she thinks about the compromise proposals

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 12.09.23

The Legal Reform

The moment of truth: The High Court of Justice will discuss the cancellation of the probable cause law today

Historically, all 15 judges of the High Court of Justice will gather today for a dramatic discussion on the question of whether to invalidate the "Basic Law: The Judiciary" amendment, regarding the reduction of the reason for reasonableness.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 12.09.23

The Legal Reform

Gantz: "If there is a solution that preserves democracy - I will be there"

Chairman of the state camp Benny Gantz: "The president sees the outline as a basis for progress towards agreements. If there is a solution on the table that preserves democracy - I will be there, no matter what Netanyahu's reasons are."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 11.09.23

The Legal Reform

Rabbi Yosef: calls on the government and the opposition to compromise

At the beginning of saying 'Selichot', the first of Zion, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef said: "I call from here on the government of Israel and the opposition to make all the compromises that need to be made, the main thing is that there will be peace among the people of Israel"

JFeed | 10.09.23

Harsh Statement

After Shikma Bressler: another protest leader with a harsh statement

The left-wing activist Costa Black, known as one of the leaders of the protest organization, Wake-up Israel (kumiiisrael), provided another shocking statement, telling Sarah Struck: "To compare scum like you to Nazis, is to insult them." The minister has not yet responded

Eliyau Luksenberg, JFeed | 10.09.23

The Legal Reform

A senior government official in a clear message to the High Court: "Do not exceed your authority"

Ahead of the dramatic hearing at the High Court and the possibility that the judges will intervene in fundamental laws for the first time, a senior government official: "The answers of the government and the Knesset submitted to the court are clear as day"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 09.09.23

The Legal Reform

Levin responds to Ohana: "Congratulations on a brave speech"

Justice Minister Yariv Levin supported the speech of Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana, who went against the High Court of Justice and slammed harsh words against his interference in the legislative authority: "I hope that his words will find listening ears among the judges of the Supreme Court."

JFeed | 06.09.23

Constitutional Crisis?

Amir Ohana in a harsh speech against the High Court: "We are before an abyss"

Ahead of the hearings in the Supreme Court on the petitions against the Probable Cause Law and the Obligation Law, and the fear of the High Court's intervention in basic laws, the Speaker of the Knesset in a special announcement to the media

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 06.09.23

The Judicial Reform

Netanyahu Precedes Gantz: "Let's talk, we can reach an agreement"

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu appealed to the chairman of the Blue and White party Benny Gantz, to talk and reach agreements on a compromise regarding the legal reform: "We need to put aside all the preconditions"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 05.09.23

Lapid Offers a Proposal

"The only solution": Lapid's proposal to the Prime Minister

Against the background of calls in the coalition for agreements, opposition leader Yair Lapid sets a condition for the resumption of talks at the President's residence: "The only thing that will allow a return to talks is a freeze on legislation"

Bentzi Rubin, Srugim News | 30.07.23

Restaurants Open on Tisha B'Av

Disgraceful: Restaurant owners announced that they will open on the night of the fast

In protest against the enactment of the judicial reform, the restaurants will operate during the fast of Tisha B'Av, despite regulations prohibiting it. Chef Yuval Ben Neriah said, "We have the right to live in a democratic country"

JFeed | 27.07.23

Protesters Refuse to Evacuate

The protesters refuse to evacuate; The police disperse

After blocking the Givat Binyamin Road in the capital and not complying with the police instructions, the demonstration in Jerusalem was declared a violation of public order, and the Commissioner ordered an immediate evacuation of the road and its reopening.

Yair Amar, Srugim News | 24.07.23