This week in Jerusalem: Signs of the times

A weekly round-up of city affairs.


What are the 4 components of Israel's judicial reform? - opinion

The proposal does not deal with many issues that remain to be corrected but the government emphasizes that it will introduce additional components of the reform in the future.


Israeli daycare assistant who abused toddlers gets early release

Liraz Natan, was an assistant to Carmel Mauda, who ran a daycare center in Rosh Ha'ayin where they engaged in several acts of abuse against toddlers.

Terrorist sentenced to life, 20 years prison for Ori Ansbacher murder

Irfaya received no support from Palestinian groups for the murder, which shocked Israeli society and led to protests and demands to instate a death sentence for terrorists.

Judicial reforms could make Israel a 'haven for corruption' - MK

MK Orit Farkash-Hacohen said the judicial reforms are worrying due to the lack of professionalism and how it threatens to destabilize Israel's checks and balances.


Tiberias man indicted for Netanyahu trial witness harassment

A 60-year-old man from Tiberias published a series of tweets calling for a key witness in Netanyahu's corruption trials to be stopped.

Sara Netanyahu: Claims I threw Bibi from motorcade are 'delusional'

The prime minister and his wife arrived in court for a defamation lawsuit regarding claims of a legal marital agreement between the two of them.

The rise and fall of Arye Deri - opinion

A democracy cannot allow persons who have successively been accused and found guilty of financial offenses to be responsible for vast state budgets as ministers

Biden-Trump confidential papers is a cautionary tale for Israel - analysis

In recent years, cultural wars in the US have revolved around the makeup of the Court, just as the Court in Israel is now the faultline dividing this country. 

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