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Reigning in stormy times
Forty-two death sentences were imposed in 2018, following a trend of decline since nearly 300 sentences were handed down per year in the 1990s.
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin requested a one-week postponement to negotiate a compromise on Netanyahu’s behalf.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The Israeli public believes if the Supreme Court is denied the capacity to strike down laws enacted by the Knesset, there will be no checks on the government and it will have unlimited power.
“The override clause, if it passes, puts Israeli democracy in a new situation in which there are no checks and balances, and just a dictatorship of the government," Meretz leader Tamar Zandberg said.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Labor leader Gabbay: Current government is attempting "to destroy" Israel's democracy.
By UDI SHAHAM
On Saturday night, Zionist Union plans for the demonstrators to “create a protective wall,” a human chain around the Supreme Court.
Even though Pakistan declared ‘Jirgas’ or tribal councils unconstitutional in 2004, they continue to issue honor killing decrees.
By ARSHAD MEHMOOD / THE MEDIA LINE
The Bar-Ilan workshop simply affirmed that omnibus legislation exists in quite a few countries – and is problematic.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Freedom is not with the Rabbinical Court – but in the hands of the husband and his father.
By PNINA OMER
The Israeli Supreme Court only accepted Alqasem’s appeal after it was convinced that she no longer held the very same political opinions for which she was denied entry.
By SAWSAN ZAHER
Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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