High Court of Justice

Did Israel's A-G open Pandora's box on IDF haredi draft?

The attorney general, possibly with good intentions, may have wrecked the idea of a real court deadline with teeth that can get anyone to make hard choices on this fateful issue.

Israel Prize winners announced, among them Netanyahu critic Eyal Waldman

After this year's prize ceremony being roiled in controversy, Education Minister Yoav Kisch announces the full list of winners of Israel's most prestigious prize.


High Court hears petition to recognize slain hostage as fallen soldier

Shamriz’s family argues that on October 7, the day Alon was kidnapped, the IDF sent him an order calling him up for reserve duty.

 An Israeli soldier prays next to an ultra orthodox Jewish man at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem

'Israel needs you:' Ultra-Orthodox Jews needed in the IDF, Smotrich says

"A great deal of Torah and fear of God is possible, along with responsibility, carrying a burden, and military service. We will do it together, and we are determined to do it."

Netanyahu rushes to get agreements on haredi draft as deadline looms

Haredi party leaders warned that if the bill includes economic sanctions and recruitment quotas, they will leave the government.


Lesbian couples to be registered as mothers on children’s birth certificates, High Court rules

It was decided that there is no reason to make the distinction on the birth certificate when, in practice, the two are equals as parents.

Education Minister Kisch backs down, to award Israel Prize this year

"I chose to change the initial decision and award the Israel prizes in the various categories, alongside the prize in the Revival category," the education minister stated on Wednesday. 

High Court tells gov't to provide justifications to cancel Israel Prize

In a recent development in the controversy over this year's Israel Prize cancelation, the High Court issued a conditional order to Education Minister Kisch.

Why did the High Court let a far-right Kahanist run for office?

The implication of these observations is that the High Court made a highly questionable decision that has contributed to the mayhem that has characterized Netanyahu’s coalition ever since.


High Court ruling keeps Postal Company chairman in office

The government said that Vaknin “was not fulfilling his role appropriately,” but the move was suspected to be politically motivated at the time

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