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Israel's Supreme Court: Liberal bastion or an enforcer of injustice?

It is routinely hailed as Israel’s last line of defence against ultra-nationalist legislation. But does the country’s Supreme Court deserve its reputation as an upholder of liberal values? 920 more words


Israel's Supreme Court says no to exempting ultra-Orthodox from military service

Court Forces Israel to Face Its Ultra-Orthodox Problem
by Daniel Gordis
September 14, 2017

When Israel’s Supreme Court ruled this week that a law exempting ultra-Orthodox young men from military service is unconstitutional, 91 more words

Israel & Middle East

Israeli Supreme Court: Metal Detectors Must Be Removed Because They Are "Offensive to Arabs" -- But This Story May Have Another Ending


 AUGUST 31, 2017 16:00

A Jewish advocacy group claims that if metal detectors on Temple Mount are offensive to Arabs, they are offensive for Jewish people and tourists as well and should be removed. 268 more words