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Netanyahu blinks, finally makes Gantz justice minister

Netanyahu's 180-degree U-turn came only hours before a 3:30 p.m. showdown before the High Court of Justice.

Netanyahu gives leverage to those trying to unseat him

Sa'ar: Govt must be replaced; Bennett: Israel "on edge of anarchy"

27/04/2021
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit (R)

Major showdown builds on justice minister issue - analysis

The situation is so serious that the High Court may actually step in and order the government to appoint a justice minister or even delegate the authority directly to Gantz.

AVICHAI MANDELBLIT

A-G to High Court: Gov't must appoint justice minister within days

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit updated the High Court of Justice on Sunday that the government must appoint a new permanent justice minister within days.

AVICHAI MANDELBLIT

AG to High Court: Gov't must appoint justice minister within days

It remains unclear what Mandelblit meant: Does the responsibility fall to the government, or the High Court? And can't the request wait until May 2?

A screen capture of the live stream feed from a hearing at the High Court of Justice

High Court: Not nixing Netanyahu as unfit to be PM - at this time

The justices' position echoed Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit's position from Monday night in which he came closer than ever to declaring Netanyahu unfit, but still avoided crossing that line.

High Court appears to demand quick resolution of justice minister vacancy

The position has been empty since the start of April when Benny Gantz's three-month term as acting justice minister expired.

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit talk at the Prime Minister

The impact of not having a justice minister - analysis

No major laws can be passed without a justice minister since such a minister runs the ministerial legislative committee.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu corruption trial

A-G to High Court: Netanyahu close to being unfit to serve as PM

The attorney-general said that the intensity of the prime minister's attacks on law enforcement had crossed lines that could serve as a basis for declaring him unfit if such deterioration continued.

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