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TAKING UP torches in protest, outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem on August 1.
Residents living near PM Residence say J'lem mayor discriminates against them

"Permanent and frequent demonstrations have led to an insufferable situation for the petitioners, who feel like they've lost all sense of law and order," the latest petition reads.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on June 30, 20
Netanyahu to High Court: I won’t be involved in top legal appointments

The prime minister made the declaration in response to a petition by the Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel.

What is Netanyahu really nervous about? Spoiler: It’s not the state budget

While no one really knows how long the trial will run, senior legal officials estimate that it will carry on until at least the middle of 2022 and possibly even longer.

High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the
High Court rejects petitions demanding opposition MK help pick judges

In most recent Knessets, one of the two MKs on the committee came from the opposition.

Israelis protest against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside Prime Minister Netanyahu'
High Court rejects request to limit protests near PM’s house

Some 60 petitioners asked that the High Court of Justice shut down protests on Balfour street.

High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the
The High Court's collective punishment of Israeli Jews – opinion

It is not just the High Court. The attorney-general and his legal minions also have fallen into the habit of overriding value judgments passed into law by the democratically elected representatives.

IDF female soldiers
IDF forms committee to examine allowing women into all combat units

The committee led by Ground Forces Head Maj.-Gen. Yoel Strick comes in response to petition by four teenagers asking High Court to force IDF to allow women to try out for combat units

First Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal
Court halts home demolition of soldier Amit Ben-Yigal’s alleged killer

The decision was made with a majority of two judges in favor of cancelling the planned demolition.

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High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the
Women are allowed to receive rabbinic accreditation, High Court rules

Mainstream Orthodox Judaism does not yet recognize women as rabbis, there is no reason that women cannot take the tests that are otherwise given to men studying to become rabbis.

A screen capture of the live stream feed from a hearing at the High Court of Justice
NGO to High Court: End discrimination against Arab towns’ development

The NGOs filed on behalf of all Arab local authorities in Wadi Ara and 74 area residents, several local councils and the communities of Umm al-Qatif, Misar, and Al-‘Iryan.

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