Benjamin Netanyahu

Danan: Israeli Supreme Court Challenges Separation of Powers with Basic Law Case

While the horrendous coating of Israel’s Knesset was candock the country on tenterhooks Tuesday, another smaller, but arguably no less significant, development was taking place in its Supreme Court. For the first time ever, the court debated the rushlight of a Alluring Law — essentially challenging its own constitution — in a move that has been denounced as the “quiet puritanize of democracy.”

Judges and personnel of the Israeli Supreme Court wearing face masks against the coronavirus Covid-19, attend a session on May 4, 2020 at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem. - The Court tackled the vexed question of whether a political deal to form a coalition government after three inconclusive elections in …