Basic Law

Deri's criminal offenses make minister appointment unreasonable - A-G

Attorney-General Gali Baharav-Miara also referred to the legal process of allowing Deri's appointment as "changing the 'rules of the game.'"

Netanyahu supports cancelling law banning racists from Knesset

The new law that the Likud plans to bring will replace clause in Basic Law that bars racists and terrorists from running for office.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating

I shall be delighted to be able to admit in a year or so, that the pudding was not as bad as I feared, but I am skeptical.

President Herzog grants Netanyahu 10 more days to form coalition

Herzog awarded Netanyahu a ten-day extension to the initial 28 days, which expires on Sunday at midnight.

SHAS LEADER MK Arye Deri, August 2, 2021

Can Deri be 'kosher' minister without wrecking Israel's justice system? - analysis

The incoming coalition is considering an amendment to the Basic Law stating that a suspended sentence cannot disqualify one from serving as minister.

Is there something behind the override clause? - opinion

The Law and Justice Plan is part of a multi-pronged attack on the law enforcement system.


New Likud MK: I ignore decisions by the High Court

Incoming MK Tali Gottlieb stressed that an Override Clause is irrelevant as the High Court has no authority to invalidate laws.


On This Day: Jerusalem Law passed, recognizing Jerusalem as united capital

The law established Jerusalem as the united capital of Israel as well as the seat of government.

Too many changes to Israel's Basic Laws can erode democracy - opinion

Although legally permissible, these frequent changes constitute an abuse of the Knesset’s powers as a constituent authority.

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